Ice cream from Kent is just bonzer, says Australian airline Qantas
by business editor Trevor Sturgess
Australian airline Qantas is treating its business class
passengers to "bonzer" ice cream from the Garden of England.
Solley's Farms, based in Ripple, near Dover, is supplying
flights out of the UK with Ginger and Raspberry flavours made with
100% Kentish milk.
The firm's dairy ice cream has been sold in farm shops, cafés,
delis, pubs, hotels, village shops and tourist attractions for
nearly 30 years.
The company was recently awarded the red tractor logo for its
Farm Assured credentials. It also has Safe And Local Supplier
Approval (SALSA) approval.
Now it can add Qantas to its list of satisfied customers.
Managing director Stephen Solley said: "It's wonderful to think
our ice cream is now being enjoyed across the world; and we’re
thrilled to be working with such a fantastic global company as
"Our ice cream is the result of generations of dairy production
experience and we source 85% of our base products from Kent and all
of our milk from a Jersey herd on a neighbouring farm."
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