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Hastings Café Scoops up Anchor NZ’s Best Milkshake for 2016

Hastings Café Scoops up Anchor NZ’s Best Milkshake for 2016

Lulu and Max café of Hastings has won the Anchor NZ’s Best Milkshake nationwide competition for 2016.

Official judge, chef and personality, Nici Wickes toured the country to taste this year’s top four regional winners, all vying for the national title.

Lulu and Max proved the ultimate scoop, claiming Anchor NZ’s Best Milkshake with its Icey Chocolux shake – a winning combination of Anchor milk, Tip Top ice cream, chocolate powder and fresh, aerated whipped cream, which has since been flying out the door.

Regional winners in the competition – Snacks & Scoops in Auckland with their Chocodream shake, Espy Café in Whitianga with their Woohoo my mango’s got pashinit and the Blenheim Railway Café & Ice Creamery with the Mandarin Chocolate Stracciatella shake were all delicious according to Nici and choosing an ultimate winner was no easy task.

“Lulu and Max’s Icey Chocolux milkshake was great in every way – fantastic use of Anchor milk products and fabulous balance of flavours, not too sweet but it still tasted decadent,” says Nici. “This was my overall favourite, the one I would travel for, the one I could drink on a hot day or a cooler one, the one that left me looking forward to the next time I could enjoy it.”

Now in its second year running, Anchor NZ’s Best Milkshake Competition attracted a lot of interest with 305 competition entries and more than 26,000 votes from throughout New Zealand – showing that Kiwis take their milkshakes seriously.

General Manager Out of Home Fonterra Brands Paul Mallard says Anchor NZ’s Best Milkshake is a “great way to encourage new milkshake inventions and celebrate the goodness of milk. It encourages a bit of healthy competition too. There are hardcore milkshake fans who travel great lengths to experience the best milkshake.”

Anchor Franchisee Rick Bagley, who supplies Anchor milk to Lulu and Max, says: “Milkshakes are a key part of a classic Kiwi summer and the popularity of Lulu and Max’s Icey Chocolux shake is a true testament to the relevance of the milkshake.”

Anchor NZ's Best Milkshake Competition works to support the Anchor franchisees and customers (cafes, food stores and dairies) by celebrating a quintessential Kiwi favourite – the milkshake.

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