Marissa Wilson, Communications Manager
Akron, N.Y. – November 9, 2011 – Western New York’s own fourth-generation, craft ice cream maker, Perry’s Ice Cream, recently scooped up a championship dairy award at The 2011 World Dairy Expo Contest held in Madison, Wisconsin.
This year’s contest attracted over 700 entries from dairy processors throughout North America. The judging panel featured judges from the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research and the University of Wisconsin, Madison Food Science Department.
Perry’s took first place honors in the Best Frozen Yogurt category for its Peanut Butter Chip Frozen Yogurt. Products were judged on flavor, body texture, and appearance/color and melting quality. Perry’s Peanut Butter Chip is vanilla frozen yogurt with peanut butter swirls and fudge flakes.
About Perry’s Ice Cream
Perry’s Ice Cream, founded in 1918 by H. Morton Perry and headquartered in Western New York, is a family-owned and operated fourth generation ice cream manufacturer with frozen distribution services. Since its humble beginning, when hand cranks and horse-drawn delivery wagons were used, Perry’s stayed true to putting enough of the good stuff into every scoop. Nowadays, Perry’s has maintained one of the most modern, state-of-the-art production facilities in the country t
o produce over 13 million gallons per year of great tasting ice cream, one batch at a time. With over 300 employees, Perry’s sells and distributes to New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Western Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia and Northeast Ohio.