Hungary’s Ice Cream of the Year 2020

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The National Confederation of Hungarian Confectionery Craftsmen organized the Ice Cream of the Year competition again this year in aim of which is to promote high-quality handicrafts ice cream made in a classic and traditional way.  This year in the handicraft category 43 ice creams were nominated within the competition to be the winner to the title “Ice Cream of the Year 2020.” Ice cream makers from all over the country took part in the competition. The ice creams were made only with natural basic and additional materials, and only be flavored and decorated with home-made toppings. This year the starters competed in two rounds, after the regional semi-finals the final ice creams had to be frozen locally in the workshop of the Industry Association. Following the national final, was announce the winners of the competition at  the Zila Coffee House – Krisztina Confectionery to the media at the public event.
The award-winning ice creams were to be tasted after the announcement of the results by members attending at the press conference. In addition to the final ice creams of the handicraft category, 19 ice creams of the company category were to be also tasted.

Confectionery and handicraft ice cream parlor competition:

Gold medal ICE CREAM OF THE YEAR 2020 – traveling cup winner: Passion caramel – Dobó Norbert, Füredi Ice Cream Parlor – Balatonfüred.

Silver medal: Turkish honey vanilla – Dobó Norbert, Füredi Ice Cream Parlor – Balatonfüred.

Bronze medal: Treasure of Modena – Andrea Koncz, Sissi Handicraft Ice Cream Parlor – Gödöllő.

Two Bronze Medals were awarded this time – Lemon with a pinch of mint – Renáta Somogyi and Bringatanya (BikeFarm) Ice Cream Parlor, Somogy Ice Cream Workshop, Gyenesdiás.

Competition of raw material manufacturers and distributors:
Gold medal: Crispy pistachio sorbet – Zoltán Gácsi (Goodwill Ltd. – Nagytarcsa).

Silver medal: Yuzu-mango-caramel – Kálmán Regina (m-Gel Hungary Kft. – Budapest).

Bronze medal: Cherry brownie – Zoltán Magyar (König-Units Kft. – Üllő).

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