Taywell ice cream stocked at Costco
Nationwide wholesaler Costco is
allocating extra freezer space to Kentish ice cream after booming
Taywell ice creams and sorbets,
based in Paddock Wood, have proved a hit with customers since the
business started trading with Costco in the New Year,
winning big orders for more flavours and multipack
Alastair Jessel, managing
director of Taywell, said: "Costco’s faith in Taywell demonstrates
that demand for premium artisan ice creams and sorbets is riding
high at the moment. Our strawberry ice cream is 25% fruit and our
raspberry sorbet 50% fruit, with the berries used in both grown
exclusively in Kent."
"We offer both quality and
provenance – two of the major trends in ice cream right now – and
Costco’s decision to place a larger order with us is testament to
Taywell hiked sales by two
thirds last year and its products are now served in several large
Turnover is expected to double
this year and the company has installed another kitchen at its
Taywell products are handmade in
Kent from Wealden milk, cream and local fruit. The award-winning
products are available in more than 100 flavours.
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