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Berthillon Ice Cream

The Maison Berthillon ice cream is a famous traditional artisanal, and high-end ice cream manufacturer located on the Île Saint-Louis in Paris, France. It has become a major attraction on the island.

Berthillon is quite famous manufacturer and retailer of traditional, its home-made ice cream, with its primary store on the Île Saint-Louis in Paris, France. The company is owned and also operated by the Chauvin family, descendants of the eponymous Monsieur Berthillon, who had opened the first store in 1954.

Berthillon sells its ice cream in a very bulk and by the scoop from its shop on the island, but many other retailers in Paris sell its ice cream cones and also in cups, and some grocers selBerthillon ice creaml larger amounts.

Berthillon fame derives in part from its use of the natural ingredients, with no chemical preservatives, sweeteners or even stabilizers. Its ice creams are usually made from milk, cream and eggs. Flavorings derive from natural sources (cocoa, vanilla, fruit, etc.).

Latter-day competitors to the Berthillon in Paris include all other local purveyors of home-made ice cream, as well as a few high-end of multinational chains, such as Ben & Jerry's and Haagen-Dazs.

With over 50 of the most stunning ice-cream flavors in available Europe, Berthillon is just has to be visited by every ice cream accifianado who had visited Paris. Though it has branches all over Paris, including the Champs-Elysees, it is still worth being at the chain's flagship branch on Ile. .
The ice-cream parlors are not at all difficult to find: just follow the line of determined Parisians queuing round the block for the France's finest ice cream. The ice creams can be divided into few glances (milk ice-creams) and sorbets (luscious fruit ice creams made without any cream or milk). These range from the wickedly rich and then sophisticated chocolate ice cream, a devilishly dark and rich concoction; to the simple elegance of the stunning vanilla ice-cream, the best we've tasted in all Europe, with crushed vanilla pods swilled into a deep, intense vanilla ice cream. This is also the best place for those who swear by creamy American-style diary ice-cream to try hard the very best of European sorbets, which give you out the deepest fruit flavors without any of the milk or cream padding that Hagan Daze, Ben and Jerry's and Baskin Robbins rely on.

At Berthillon, the sorbets are simply stunning. Flavors range are from the deliciously sharp and tangy lemon sorbet, to the good delicate lightness of the melon sorbet, to the intense sensation of the delightfully and fragrant strawberry sorbet. For reasonably priced ice-cream of the highest quality, look a further than Berthillon. It is a revelation.

Berthillon's ice creams are known for their intense flavor.