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Look out for Mackie’s tonight on TV - ITV4 at 8pm! We are featuring on 'Made in Britain' - which “gives viewers a behind the scenes look at how iconic brands are made”. We enjoyed showing the TV crew how we make our ice cream “from sky to scoop” - with fresh whole milk & cream being the two most important ingredients. We hope it’ll be an interesting look behind the tub!
We are delighted to report that June, July & August were all record-breaking months for our real dairy ice cream – with 3,647,534 litres of ice cream sold over the summer quarter – enough to fill almost one and a half Olympic-sized swimming pools. With approximately 10 scoops per litre, our summer sales equate to over 36 million scoops – or portions – or about 1.8 billion licks! It’s great that we have had our most successful summer since we started producing ice cream back in 1986!
We enjoyed many of the entries in our recent “poetry” competition – and are pleased to announce that this fun limerick from Robert Murphy has won the trip to Aberdeen! "There was a young man from Dunblane, who escaped Scottish weather to Spain, then "Mackie’s" he tried, "delicious" he cried, and never left Scotland again!" Robert lives in Lytham, St.Annes on the North West coast of England and first discovered Mackie’s ice cream on one of his annual visits to Scotland. His favourite flavour is now Mackie's Raspberry Ripple.