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403,000 extra scoops of ice cream in cones

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SCOOP : 403,000 extra scoops of ice cream in cones were enjoyed by kiwis this summer!

Ice cream has been melting down kiwi chins and wrists and onto footpaths and beaches to the tune of 403,000 extra scoops this summer!

In New Zealand's hottest summer in ten years, New Zealanders have been doing what they do in summer - go to the dairy and buy an ice cream in a cone - in significantly larger numbers than last summer.

Sales of scoop ice cream have been boosted also by an extra big effort on the part of Fonterra Brands (Tip Top) to support dairies who sell their ice cream in a cone.

Tip Top has awarded the Silver Surf Store at Ohope Beach $8000 cash and the title '2008's Tip Top Ice Cream Parlour of the Year' for exceptional sales and service. The Singhs at Silver Surf rolled 40,000 more scoops this summer than their target (which was based on sales in 2007).

And Ollies in Royal Oak Auckland has been voted 2008's most popular ice cream parlour, in a 3000-strong on-line consumer survey. The result earns $2000 cash for Ollies and makes the flower-power-styled ice cream parlour's 35th birthday even sweeter.

Silver Surf Store and Ollies join nine other Tip Top ice cream parlours around New Zealand in a three hour window of "pandemonium" when single-scoop ice creams will go on sale for just ten cents. The full list of times and places are below .

Single-scoop ice creams @ 10 cents - the FULL line-up

Window of Time*
Cable Bay Store,
Thurs 27th March
2pm - 5pm

Mangonui mainstreet
Rangitoto Superette, Takapuna
Sat 29th March
10am - 1pm
392 Lake Rd
TOP STORE: Silver Surf Store, Ohope
Fri 28th March
2pm - 5pm
205 Pohutukawa Ave, Ohope
Taranaki /
Monza's, Levin
Tues18th March
2pm - 5pm
Shop 20,
The Mall
Central North Island/Manawatu
Revive, Hunterville
Thurs 20th March
2pm - 5pm
6 Milne St
Hawkes Bay/
East Coast
Ahuriri Corner Store, Napier
Fri 4th
2pm - 5pm
83 Bridge St
Renall Street Dairy, Masterton
Tues 25th March
2pm - 5pm
164 Renall St
Midway Dairy, Blenheim
Fri 28th March
2pm - 5pm
76 Grove Rd
Lizzy's Dairy, Ashburton
Fri 28th March
2pm - 5pm

95 Archibald St
Mitchell's Family Foodstore, Oultram
Wed 26th March
2pm - 5pm
43 Holyhead St
People's Choice Winner
Ollie's Ice Cream Parlour, Auckland
Sat 15th March
2pm - 5pm
Royal Oak roundabout
* while stocks last


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