HYDE PARK … A neighborhood ice cream social will be held 7:30 p.m. today at Riverfront Park to gather input on plans to expand a sidewalk from there to the town center.
The town's TEA-21 Crossroads Review Advisory Committee is supporting the gathering.
The committee of town volunteers and government officials is named after the federal Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century that provided the town in 2002 with a $417,160 grant.
That grant would fund the addition of sidewalks and old fashioned street lights from the junction of West Market Street and Route 9 down River Road to the Town Park and historic train station.
Park neighbors are invited to the free ice cream social and confident to share their views of the project.
Mumbai - Ice cream maker Vadilal Industries Ltd. is place to target the rising market in eastern India with the setting up of a Rs.97.40 million ($2 million) manufacturing plant in Kolkata.
The plant will have a fit capacity of 32,000 liters per day.
'We have decided to set up the new plant in Kolkata instead of Uttaranchal as decided earlier,' a Vadilal spokesperson said here.
What started as one-man explain with a hand cranked machine in 1926 has grown as the flagship company of the Rs.145 billion Vadilal Group.
'Vadilal's ice cream division now has a production capacity of 100,000 liters per day at three sophisticated plants in Ahmadabad and Pundhra in Gujarat and Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh,' the spokesperson said.
Perfect Food Products, which manufactures best quality 'Iceberg' ice cream, having its factory at Manapakkam, Chennai, has launched the sale of 100 varieties of ice cream at the Sri Krishna Sweets vent at Purasawalkam.
Its director P Srinivasan said the company will go in for an expansion at Porur with an investment of Rs 6-8 crore and increase capacity from 7,500 liters of ice cream per day to 15,000 liters' per day by next year.
The aim was to take it to 20,000 liters per day and cover entire Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. "We already have three to four acres of land available in Porur for the facility," he said.
June 26 - One out of every three seniors does not eat sufficient, putting them at lofty risk for malnutrition. An astonishing solution is giving them the calories they require.
Doctor Margaret-Mary Wilson says chronic illnesses, medications and changes in hormones could cause loss of appetite in seniors.
Margaret-Mary Wilson, M.D., geriatrician internist: "Half the meal consists in its pleasant taste and its pleasant smell, but as we age, we get a blunting of that perception."
How could you make certain the older people you know get sufficient to eat? First, let them eat what they like. You desire them to a have healthy diet -- sure. But if ice cream is their preferred, let them eat some ice cream. The issue is to get sufficient calories into their bodies.
Margaret-Mary Wilson, M.D.: "We try to avoid restrictive diets in older adults."
Next, make certain they consume about 15 calories for every pound of weight. So, a 130-pound senior must get about one-thousand, 950 calories a day.
A FISH that lives in the North Atlantic is being used to make ice-cream that could be eaten without fear of putting on weight.
Using GM technology, the blood of the ocean pout, an eel-like fish, has been used to make a protein that would cut the fat and calories in some leading brands of ice-cream.
Unilever, which owns Wall's, Magnum, Carte D'Or and Ben & Jerry's, has practical to the Food Standards Agency for permission to use the protein in a range of ice-creams and frozen fruit-ices. It might be 2008, however, before lovers of ice-cream could devour the food without strut on the pounds.
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, the U.S. Coast Guard and Dairy Queen are hosting a prize program for kids who wear life jackets while boating this summer.
Officers patrolling Washington's waterways would hand out coupons for a free Dairy Queen ice-cream cone to kids younger than 16 if they are spotted wearing a life jacket when out on a boat.
On weekends and holidays during the summer, state park rangers, county and even city marine patrols, state Fish and Wildlife officers and U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary members would be on the lookout for safe kid boaters.
All states now need children 12 years and younger to wear life jackets while boating. Details: www.parks.wa.gov/boating.
The Cleveland County Republican Women's Club would hold an ice cream social and grill fest 6 p.m. Saturday at Brookhaven Park in Norman.
The park is situated on Brookhaven Boulevard and Dan field Drive.
All candidates that would be on a Cleveland County ballot have been invited. Cost is $10 per person. There is no cost for children under 5.
The club would be providing hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, beans, cookies, ice cream, lemonade and iced tea. Guests are asked to bring their own chairs, tables, umbrellas, blankets, etc.
More information is available from Diana Gunter at 329-2434.
Seventy-two people, plus children, fell sick and were admitted to different hospitals after consuming ice cream from a vendor in Jammu, official sources said.
"As many as 72 children and adults fell ill after consuming Kulfi in Bazaar Colony in Bagh-i-Bahu area of Jammu city and were admitted to GMC and SMGS hospitals in Jammu," they said.
They started vomiting and crabby of abdominal pain late on Monday night which shaped panic in the area. Their parents hurried them to the hospital approximately midnight, sources said.
"All of them are out of danger. Most of such cases were being treated, all possible Medicare was being provided to the children admitted in the hospital," Nazir Ahmed Deputy Medical Superintendent, SMGS hospital told PTI.
The doctors said that out of 72 people who fell sick, 29 children are at rest undergoing treatment, while the rest have been released from the hospital.
Dutch company Unimills, owned by Malaysian plantation giant Golden Hope, said it has discovered an ice cream with a low level of soaked fat, making the summer's favorite treat healthier.
19/06/06 Scientists have caution in the past few years that ice cream is not healthy food as of its high levels of sugar-based calories and saturated fat, which is answerable for raising the level of cholesterol and the risk of heart disease.
Ice cream manufacturers approximately the world has been looking for fat and sugar alternatives to address health concerns.
"The main problems of ice cream today are the sugar and the saturated fat levels. We have now found a solution to the latter problem," Gerhard de Ruiter, research and development manager at Unimills, told Reuters.
"We have invented a revolutionary formula that significantly lowers the saturated fat level in both coconut oil and dairy butter-based ice cream," he said.
Unimills, which manufactures tailor-made vegetable oils, declined to announce more details on the new ice cream fats, saying it would unveil the secret when it launches the products for commercial use in September.
New Morning Store that specializes in health food has come up with a yummy way to raise money for an excellent cause.
On Friday, June 23, the Woodbury store would have its 7th annual ice cream benefit for Safe Haven, an urgent situation shelter which provides free services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. From 4-7 p.m., the public could come and enjoy some delicious natural and organic ice cream, sorbet and frozen yogurt. The advantage takes place rain or shine.
New Morning, a holistic retail center, has been in business over 35 years. Owner John Pittari came up with the idea of containing an ice cream social to benefit Safe Haven. There were some reasons for his inspiration, but the major one was that he knew the group performed precious services and he wanted to help.
Pittari said he has seen people drop $50 into the compilation jar and taken only two sundaes, but he's also seen people put $5 in and come back 12 times. Most of his customers are kind, though, he said, and he hopes this year's donations would reflect that spirit.
Summer's here. That simply means beach, barbecue and baseball, but most of all it means the most cold delight that gets poor mortals through the wilting heat -- ice cream in its many delicious varieties.
Just ask Trisha Jones, a visitor from New England trapped savoring a double scoop of chocolate ice cream on Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown a day last week.
"There is nothing like a good cup of ice cream on a hot summer day -- for me the two just goes hand in hand," she says.
Call it iced up custard, sorbet, gelato or just plain ice cream, the frosty treat is international but has a long and pleased history in this country: George Washington is reputed to have spent about $200 on ice cream in the summer of 1790.
In 1984, President Reagan followed his lead, designating July as National Ice Cream Month and its third Sunday -- July 16 this year -- as National Ice Cream Day.
These days, the United States leads the world in the yearly production of ice cream and related frozen desserts; the U.S. Department of Agriculture pegged 2004 output at about 1.6 billion gallons, or around 211/2 quarts per person.
Sometimes you just have to buy some actually great vanilla ice cream and put the ideal summer topping on it. Here's the topping: As the strawberries roast, their juice congeal into a beautiful sweet sauce that's ideal with ice cream or whipped cream.
1 quart (about 1 pound) ripe, brand new strawberries, hulled
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1. Position rack in middle of oven and pre-heat oven to 460 degrees.
2. Toss strawberries in bowl with sugar. Transfer to rim baking sheet and roast, stirring every 7 minutes, until they're soft and fragrant, about 15 minutes total.
3. Transfer baking sheet to rack to cook 5 minutes, and then scrape berries with sauce into small bowl.
4. Refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours or up to a day, spoon over ice cream or drizzle with whipping cream. Yield: About 1 3/4 cups or 3 servings.
Nutritional in order per serving: Calories, 211 (8 percent from fat); fat, 2 grams; protein, 5 grams; carbohydrates, 44 grams; fiber, 2 grams; sodium, 48 mg, calcium 9 grams.
FORTUNE Magazine - When Baskin-Robbins obtainable free scoops of ice cream for two hours on Japan's Ice Cream Day last month, 700,000 customers showed up at its 760 stores. But the newest new thing in ice-cream-crazed Japan these days is Cold Stone Creamery, another U.S. chain, which has unlock five stores in the past seven months and has appearance around the block around the clock.
Cold Stone, known for its "mix-in" strategy - 12 to 16 base tastes could be combined with any 30 add-ins - plans to open 150 stores in Japan by 2010, a violent growth strategy for a company with only 1,300 scoop shops worldwide.
Japanese people really appreciate quality and freshness," says Lee Knowlton, Cold Stone's senior vice president of international development, "and that's Cold Stone's wheelhouse."
But expenses in Japan are high, and rivalry, as one ice cream executive puts it, "isn't shy." Haagen-Dazs, owned by General Mills, come into the market in 1984 and is the leader in the premium segment. "The advertising is more like what you would expect from a cosmetics company or a jewelry company," says CFO Jim Lawrence. Seventy stores and a leading position in the grocery business make revenues of about $400 million annually.
ROCKFORD — an ice cream social collided with a chilly June afternoon Sunday and ice cream won out.
About 200 people had accepted through the gate of Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum by early Sunday afternoon for the historic landmark’s annual ice cream social.
Organizers predictable 300 to make the trip by the time festivities wound down about 6 p.m.
"I'm always up for ice cream, no matter what," said Amber Kersol, of Rockford who convinced her two friends Sara Danger of Roscoe and Briana Solares of Machesney Park to spend the afternoon at Tinker.
"It didn't take much convincing," Danger confided.
But ice cream wasn't the only draw. There was live music, a new show on the Rockford temperance movement, crafts, face-painting for kids and other events to stay visitors entertained.
Food, particularly ice cream, will star at two fund- raisers on the calendar for June 16 and 17.
Safety Ville USA would present the fifth annual Taste of the Little City from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 16 at 3909 Bradshaw Road. Patrons might tour the miniature city setting while sampling a variety of culinary treats, sipping beer or wine, bidding in a quiet auction and listening to live music.
Darla Givens of News10 would be the master of ceremonies; auctioneers would be Dave Thomson and Jacqui Freeman from Mix 96. Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 at the door. VIP tables of six for $400 may be available, although the deadline is past. For more information: (916) 366-7233, ext. 202 or 203, or www.safetycenter.org. Proceeds benefit the youth safety education program.
Ice cream would star at the Midsummer Night's Dream from 5 to 9 p.m. June 17 at Fairytale Town in William Land Park. The multifaceted event would include Crystal ice cream, a Renaissance Faire, Shakespearean performances, food, beverages, arts-and-crafts activities and an Olde World Market.
General admission tickets in advance are $15 general, $5 children 3-12; add $5 for tickets on June 17 (children 2 and under free). For more information: (916) 264-7462 or www.fairytaletown.org.
A pie and ice cream social would be held at the Chetek Community Senior Center on Sunday, June 11, from 2-4 p.m. Grab a fresh slice of pie and a mound of ice cream, then sit back and enjoy the fiddle music of John Pisa from the Birchwood area.
The Admission is only for $4 adults and $2 for children under 10-or brings the whole family for just $10. The Chetek Community Senior Center is located one block east of Kirkwood's on First Street. For more in sequence, call the center at 924-3121.
Ritz-Carlton Chicago Executive Pastry Chef Anthony Chavez pays tribute to an American icon -- the Ice Cream Sundae -- when he reveals a menu of classic Homemade Ice Cream Coupes and Popsicles in The Café and Greenhouse at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, obtainable beginning Memorial Day weekend, May 27, 2006 through Labor Day.
Chavez has put a spin on the Classic Ice Cream Coupes by addition a Modern Sundae Twist. Using the finest ingredients for these creative ice cream concoctions, Chavez combines tasty homemade ice cream with fresh sorbets, crunchy and crispy toppings, all with a whimsical presentation
Chavez has also formed a whimsical homemade Popsicle menu for kids of all ages. Enjoy these frozen luxuries in both The Café and The Greenhouse in flavors ranging from Root Beer, Cherry, Orange Dream slice, Vanilla and Strawberry.
The Café and Greenhouse "Ice Cream Coupes and Popsicle" menu would be available daily during lunch and dinner Memorial Day through Labor Day. These Ice Cream Coupes obtainable for $12, Popsicles for $6.
For more information, kindly call The Café (312) 573-5160 or The Greenhouse (312) 573-5154.
Nestle completed the acquisition deal for Delta Ice cream at €111.1m for a 96.53% stake, AGMs of Delta Holdings and Chipita to agree the merger.
The management elaborates on Q1:06 results calling for a lot better performance in the coming quarters.
Despite the weak consumer environment, volume was up 3% leading to increase of the group’s market shares.
Delta Holdings targets to silky out throughout the year, the discontinued income from Danone recorded in H1:05.
Further cost savings and growth in volumes would offset last year Danone's contribution in the group profitability.
A higher than predictable working capital increase in frozen foods business comes from rising sales and new products, while organization sticks on a 11% working capital to sales ratio for the group by the end of the year.
Delta Holdings finished the sale transaction of Delta Ice cream.
The deal finalized at an enterprise value of €212m including €101 of debt.
Proceeds from the sale would mainly decrease debt.
A pressure in Goody's EBITDA margin comes from creates up costs of new shops, which will be offset throughout the year.
Mark-to-market derivatives have still an optimistic effect on results.
The deal for the attainment of ’Vlachas’ brand from Nestle is expected to be finalized in mid-June.
OCEAN CITY, - James F. Conway Sr., an entrepreneur whose Mister Softie ice cream trucks bring frozen treats to millions of customers over the company's 55-year history, has died. He was 78.
Conway's son, Jim Conway Jr., who is a vice president at the Runnemede-based company, said his father died of cancer Sunday at his Ocean City home.
The elder Conway and his brother William, who both work at the Sweden Freezer company in Philadelphia, began experiment with the idea of delivering ice cream by truck in 1955 under the company name Dairy Van.
In 1957, Mister Softie was launched when the two brothers drove their first truck through Philadelphia, giving away green ice cream as a nod to their Irish heritage, said Jim Conway Jr.
The ice cream venture that moved to New Jersey in 1959, finally expanded to become a multimillion-dollar business with more than 650 trucks in 15 states.
James Conway Sr. served as vice president of confidentially held Mister Softie Inc. until he retired in 1998, and his brother, William Conway, who died in 2004, was president. The company is at the present run by the men's sons.
The Louisiana State Homemade Ice Cream Freeze-Off would be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. July 8 with judging to take place at 4 p.m. in Parc Sans Souci, 200 E. Congress St.
The event is being held in cooperation with the Children's Museum of Acadiana and the Lafayette Downtown Development District, with proceeds benefiting the Children's Museum of Acadiana. Participants might enter up to four flavors for a $5 entry fee. For a $2 admission fee, the public might taste the entries from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
More details are available and registration forms may be downloaded at www.laicecream.com. Information: 344-3813.