Whenever our global upheaval due to Covid19 is over, which the scientists promise will happen, business and life will never be quite the same again as humanity realises it’s fragility. Global pollution has begun to reshape our ...

  • 09.04.20 Company, News,

The spread of viral infections is of course a great concern for us all. It’s not possible to know the extent this will develop or when it will diminish. Individually we must all make our own decisions on ...

  • 17.03.20 Waffle Cones, Company,

We are pleased to announce that we won the Gold Medal award in the Supply House Toffee category in this years National Ice Cream Competition.  The product we used to create this award winning gelato was the ever popular ...

  • 09.03.20 Making Ice Cream, Company,

Did you see us at the Ice Cream and Artisan Food Show or one of the smaller regional shows or maybe you came to our Launch Pad event?  If you did you might be interested to see if your ...

  • 02.03.20 News,

Due to the Covid-19 emergency Parlour of the Year is postponed until 2021 - see message below from the ICA: "We want to celebrate and promote the best ice cream parlours in the UK and the timing is not right to ...

  • 02.03.20 Company,

It has often been said that ice cream as a treat puts a smile on peoples faces.  The Antonelli family has always been keen to try and help others and put a smile on faces.  However this winter ...

  • 20.02.20 Company,

Lots of exciting news from Antonelli this month, read on to find out what GELPRO is and some insights into the new waffle cones and ice cream flavours to look out for and taste at the Ice Cream and Artisan ...

  • 03.02.20 News,

Antonelli is pleased to announce the launch of a new range of ingredients for making ice cream. GIUSO (pronounced like Juice with an ‘o’ sound at the end) is a long established Italian flavour house born from a ...

  • 16.01.20 Making Ice Cream,

Exciting news to welcome in the New Year and indeed new decade from Antonelli as we launch our new Giuso range of ice cream ingredients... Find out more about our ongoing commitment to customer service and also our latest dates ...

  • 06.01.20 News,

Here we are at the close of another year.  The demand for our UK made waffle cones continues to rise and our Business Relationship Managers around the UK are busier than ever.  In this month's News we ...

  • 02.12.19 News,

Yes the rumours are true, our Antonelli production team has been busy again in our Manchester bakery creating, not one but two new waffle cones. The Cinnamon Waffle Cone might initially look like a Smoothy® Twist® but in ...

  • 19.11.19 Waffle Cones,

What is your favourite festive flavour?  Some of our Business Relationship Managers share their favourite festive ice cream flavours in our latest News.  Also find out about our latest waffle cones and gain an insight into introducing a ...

  • 05.11.19 News,

Have you been looking for a vegan ice cream base that you can use for making ice cream rolls or ‘pan fried’ or ‘stir fried’ ice cream?  It has been brought to our attention by ...

  • 22.10.19 Making Ice Cream, Case Studies,

Customers often ask us which cones they should offer.  Traditionally wafer cones were what was expected and in the past there really wasn’t another cone alternative.  Over the past 25 years consumers have become more familiar with ...

  • 09.10.19 Waffle Cones,

Well here we are again eight months on and we are all in the same position, which is no great surprise. With this in mind there is nothing new in the statement that follows and we are again taking the ...

  • 01.10.19 Waffle Cones, Making Ice Cream, Company,

Find out what we are doing at Antonelli to secure your orders and delivery times for next season.  Ask us about our different sized napoli pans and catch up with some Autumn and Winter recipes.  Do you know ...

  • 01.10.19 News,

In this months Antonelli News we find out what Gelato Jonny has been up to and look at flavours for the autumn which you may wish to include in your cabinet.  Also some tips about what ice cream cones ...

  • 10.09.19 News,

News about our ‘Fun’ ice cream cones For those of you not familiar with the Antonelli decorated ice cream cone range, our ‘Fun’ cones are decorated with multicoloured rainbow sugar strands.  All kinds of our ...

  • 13.08.19 Waffle Cones,

Personalised waffle cones  - extend your branding Did you know that you can personalise Antonelli Smoothy® waffle cones with your brand, logo or company name?  At the Antonelli bakery we use edible inks to print your ...

  • 08.07.19 Waffle Cones,

Temperatures suddenly rose for many at the weekend leading to a sudden increase in demand for the UK's favourite summer treats - ice cream and waffle cones.  In our July News you can read all about how our ...

  • 01.07.19 News,

Sometimes customers throw challenges for modified waffle cones to our production team.  The case study we would like to share with you below is exactly that.  David Antonelli our Production Director starts the story … “The enquiry ...

  • 24.06.19 Waffle Cones, Case Studies,

If you are a wholesaler or you have some storage where you could keep some extra boxes of UK made Antonelli ice cream cones on behalf of other local businesses then read on. By reading our latest June News you ...

  • 03.06.19 News,

Most people in the UK ice cream industry know that at Antonelli we make our own wafer, sugar and waffle cones.  However, did you realise that we consider sourcing locally grown and sustainable ingredients as key policy decisions for ...

  • 21.05.19 Waffle Cones, Company,

This season, as we have previously highlighted there are definite trends in the market for colour.  At Antonelli we have noted particular interest in some of our multicoloured waffle cones.  In fact  our customers have helped us ...

  • 02.05.19 Waffle Cones,

This month we look at how to add drama to the cabinet and we are not talking about Brexit!  Also find out what is new to stick in your ice cream and join our discussion about how long to ...

  • 01.05.19 News,

Over the last few months the word ‘vegan’ seems to have been heard and used many more times than previously.  Our team on the ground is reporting that there has been an increase in requests for vegan ...

  • 05.04.19 Waffle Cones,

“In all the years of business we have never sold  so many ice cream cones.” This is what Helen at Food to Serve told us when we were talking to her about their business.  The Antonelli ...

  • 03.04.19 Case Studies,

So the Brexit rumblings continue and we are still no clearer of the UK's position, read our news to reassure you about your orders for ice cream cones and MEC3 ingredients over the next few months.   This ...

  • 01.04.19 News,

The team at Antonelli would like to congratulate all those winners who received awards for their flavours from the ICA.  We were pleased to gain recognition for some of our products too, such as our MEC3 flavours ad cones. ...

  • 08.03.19 Waffle Cones, Making Ice Cream, Company,

We are pleased to report that the Antonelli stand was very busy last month at the annual Ice Cream and Gelato Expo hosted by the ICA in Harrogate. People were interested in our UK made waffle cones and our great ...

  • 06.03.19 Waffle Cones, Company,

So Februray saw the big reveal of our new waffle cones and MEC3 ice cream flavours for new season.  In this months News we tell you a bit about what the response to these products was like at the ...

  • 01.03.19 News,

Although we have been planning for the last year, it is only towards the end of the Brexit settlement period that the final situation will become clearer (this was always going to be the case). We expect like others that ...

  • 07.02.19 Waffle Cones, Company,

The February News brings you some tempting images and information about what you might see on our stand at the Ice Cream & Gelato Expo later this month in Harrogate.  We look forward to catching up with customers old ...

  • 01.02.19 News,

Antonelli is probably the longest standing exhibitor of the ICA show.  Over the past twelve years or so the annual Ice Cream & Gelato Expo exhibition has become established at the Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate.  Do come and ...

  • 29.01.19 Waffle Cones,

Happy New Year to all our customers.  How many of you have resolved to eat better or more carefully this year?  Our News this month takes into consideration resolutions for special diets as well as the virtues of ...

  • 10.01.19 News,

Did you know that the Antonelli Sugaco® sugar cones, Twist® sugar cones and Mini Twist® sugar cones are the only flat top sugar cones to be made in the UK?  In fact, it was the Antonelli ...

  • 19.12.18 Waffle Cones,

Firstly we would like to wish all our customers and readers a very Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2019.  We decided to finish off the year with a bit of an industry review, which you can read in full ...

  • 04.12.18 News,

You may be reading this title thinking ‘it is easy to order ice cream cones and ingredients from Antonelli - why do we need an article telling us how to do it?’.  As you may be aware ...

  • 15.11.18 Waffle Cones, Making Ice Cream, Company,

This month we look at the benefits of serving your ice cream or gelato in a cone rather than a tub and also the reason why our decorated cones now come packed in smaller quantities. We also consider what should ...

  • 01.11.18 News,

Antonelli is once again a proud sponsor of ‘Gelato in the Square’.  Run by one of our customers ‘Gelato Village’ based in Leicester, this year the event is showcasing six leading gelato makers including experts ...

  • 23.10.18 Waffle Cones, Making Ice Cream,

Many of Antonelli’s customers have been working with us for years, often since they started their business in the ice cream industry.  The team at Antonelli value relationships, which is built on our foundations as a fourth ...

  • 22.10.18 Waffle Cones,

This month we tackle some of the issues which you have probably been reading about in the media over recent months, namely the environment and special dietary lines.  Find out what inspiration we can take from our Irish neighbours ...

  • 01.10.18 News,

Chocolate coated waffle cones have really grown in popularity over the last couple of years as consumers demand a wider range of luxury waffle cone choices.  At Antonelli we are proud to make our own waffle cones at our ...

  • 18.09.18 Waffle Cones,

Take a look at this months News, where we have changed our format a little so now we have the following sections "An Insight Into...", "Do you know", "Close look at the Cabinet" and "Bakery News".  Find out what ...

  • 05.09.18 News,

As temperatures remain relatively high and forecasts suggest that we have more warm dry weather to come, the ice cream industry continues to reap the benefits. In our Aug News we look at what ice cream or gelato customers might ...

  • 01.08.18 News,

Ice cream and gelato are words and indeed products which are close to many people’s lips during this recent UK heatwave. Or are they?  For those who are vegan or dairy intolerant or looking for low sugar ...

  • 12.07.18 Making Ice Cream,

As we all enjoy a mediterranean summer and the ice cream and gelato sales that the weather brings, we take a look at some of the regional variations where flavours are concerned.  What are the favourite ice cream and ...

  • 02.07.18 News,

We are conscious that at Antonelli we often focus on the artisan ice cream or gelato maker at parlours, gelaterias and converted farm buildings.  So you would be forgiven for thinking that we don’t support industrial scale ...

  • 06.06.18 Making Ice Cream,

The month of May brought us some much needed and very welcome sunshine - always a promising sign for our industry.  So this month we decided to focus on one of the least sunny regions of the UK (weather ...

  • 01.06.18 News,

After a bit of a slow start to the season and a long winter, hopefully we will be seeing some warmer temperatures over the next few weeks, which will spark some higher ice cream and gelato sales.  Have you ...

  • 01.05.18 News,

There can be confusion about the terminology used pertaining to Britain’s favourite frozen dessert.  So you will be forgiven for not knowing if you are describing ice cream or gelato in the correct way.  As a ...

  • 01.05.18 Making Ice Cream,

We hope you all had a good Easter weekend and that the sun was shining for your ice cream sales.  Here is our latest Apr News where we introduce you to our new ice cream training website and share ...

  • 03.04.18 News,

Are you Starting an Ice Cream Business?     We are very excited to be able to tell you about our new ice cream training website just follow this link to find out more www.icecreamtraining.co.uk.  ...

  • 05.03.18 Making Ice Cream, Company,

Read our Mar News for a round up of what was on display and some feedback from visitors reactions at the Ice Cream Expo in Harrogate this year.  If you missed it or you didn't get to speak ...

  • 01.03.18

Antonelli is a well known name in the world of ice cream cones and gelato but did you know that apart from our passion for ice cream cones, ingredients and decorations, at Antonelli we also really care about the environment? ...

  • 26.02.18 Company,

Another interesting visit to Rimini this year has given us the opportunity to see and taste the delights of the new ice cream flavours from world leading flavour house and Italian favourites MEC3.  As sole UK distributor for MEC3, ...

  • 05.02.18 Making Ice Cream,

Exciting news from Sigep this month about new flavours from MEC3 as well as good news for all about our popular decorated cones prices.  We look forward to telling you all about it and offering you some pre-season ...

  • 02.02.18 News,

Happy New Year to all our customers.  We hope you all had a good Christmas and you are ready to take on 2018.  We have some exciting products coming this year - all will be revealed next month.  ...

  • 02.01.18 News,

As you will be aware Antonelli and MEC3 have been working together for many years now, with Antonelli being the sole UK distributor for this world leading Italian ingredients and flavour house.  You may have heard news about a ...

  • 18.12.17 Company,

Antonelli has decided to change the role titles of all our team who go out and visit customers across the country, to reflect the service that they provide.  Our ‘Business Relationship Managers’ aim to do just that ...

  • 12.12.17 Company,

Just a little reminder about our Christmas opening times and last order dates. Make sure you have all the ingredients you need to keep making your gelato or ice cream and freshly made UK cones to serve it in... Our ...

  • 11.12.17 Company,

We would like to wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Plesae note our Christmas opening hours and last order times all detailed in our Dec News. If you are looking for something ...

  • 01.12.17 News,

If you haven't heard about the Antonelli Cheeky Monkey® children's wafer cone then here is some key information you need to know about it. The Cheeky Monkey® cone, which is made in Manchester at the Antonelli ...

  • 28.11.17 Waffle Cones,

Did you know that the only Waffle Cones made in the UK are made by Antonelli? Many of you will be familiar with Antonelli cones and the ‘Cones for the Connoisseur’ strapline for which Antonelli is so well ...

  • 06.11.17 Waffle Cones,

As the only UK manufacturer of all types of ice cream cones - wafer cones, sugar cones and waffle cones, Antonelli takes great pride in communication and building relationships with customers.  As part of that strategy we produce a ...

  • 01.11.17 News,

Do you know the difference between a sugar cone and a waffle cone?  This is a question which may not receive the same answer, it depends on who you ask.  Antonelli, as the only UK manufacturer of all ...

  • 16.10.17 Waffle Cones,

Welcome to our Oct News, where we take pleasure in telling you all about our new gelato training facilities, so if you are interested in starting an ice cream business or you want to perfect your skills on one of ...

  • 02.10.17 News,

Successful Cycle You may have recently read in our September News that our joint MD and Production Director David Antonelli was about to embark on a charity cycle ride.  David took on the challenge after relatively recently taking up ...

  • 02.10.17 Company,

This month we wish David well in his cycling challenge. We also highlight the accessories you can purchase with your cones order to show off your selection of Antonelli UK made ice cream cones and put our minds to Christmas ...

  • 06.09.17 News,

We mentioned in our last News that we had supported Children In Need at CarFest North by doing some gelato making demonstrations and selling off the result served in Cheeky Monkey® wafer cones.  Now we have received our ...

  • 06.09.17 BBC, Company,

Welcome to our latest news for Aug 2017.  We were excited to be involved with Car Fest North this year - read more about it here. This month we are also talking about Quella and flavours for the Autumn.   ...

  • 14.08.17 News,

Starting an Ice Cream Business? Homemade ice cream or gelato is increasingly popular and in demand from the great British public. With the increase in parlours and gelaterias across the UK, consumers have come to expect a range of artisan ...

  • 20.07.17 Making Ice Cream,

Welcome to our latest news for July 2017.  This year we celebrate our father Roland's 85th year which seemed like a good time to reflect on how the ice cream cone industry has changed during his lifetime, looking back ...

  • 03.07.17 News,

Have you seen our new pages which look back at how the ice cream cone industry has changed over the last 50 years?   In a unique interview with one of the original Antonelli Brothers - Roland Antonelli - we show ...

  • 06.06.17 Waffle Cones, Company,

Read our latest news from the home of UK manufacture of waffle cones, wafer cones and sugar cones.  If it is ice cream ingredients you are interested in then our regular feature 'Focus on a Flavour' telling you about ...

  • 01.06.17 News,

Introducing some new lines to the ever popular MEC3 Quella® range - see the Focus on a Flavour section of the May News for more details.  We also introduce you to our newest Sales Manager who is representing ...

  • 03.05.17 News,

Why buy your waffle cones, sugar cones and wafer cones from Antonelli? Antonelli Stand out from the crowd when it comes to ice cream cones.  As the only UK based ice cream cone manufacturer to make waffle cones, wafer ...

  • 12.04.17 Waffle Cones,

This month we report back to you about feedback about our ice cream cones, in particular our waffle cones, from around the UK as we visit and exhibit from Cornwall to London to Glasgow and beyond.  We also look ...

  • 03.04.17 News,

After a successful trip to the Ice Cream Expo at Harrogate last month we report back on what we heard about the MEC3 Flavours, Ice Cream Cones - in particular extending your branding with personalised cones and Ice Cream Training ...

  • 01.03.17 News,

If you missed the Ice Cream Alliance's Ice Cream Expo this year, don't panic as we have prepared a quick summary list of what you could have tasted and seen on the Antonelli stand and the new products ...

  • 20.02.17 Waffle Cones, Making Ice Cream, Company,

As always at this time of year we are focusing on the Ice Cream Expo at Harrogate and the new products and flavours from MEC3 which were launched at Sigep last month and we are exhibiting on the stand.   ...

  • 14.02.17 News,

Which tantalising flavours will you be filling your ice cream cones with this year? Antonelli takes great pride in the high quality, in-house manufacture of the widest range of wafer, waffle and sugar cones in the UK.  Whilst the ...

  • 31.01.17 Waffle Cones, Making Ice Cream,

Happy New Year to all our customers.   Here is our first News of 2017.  Take a look at what our Focus on a Flavour is this month and see if you knew about our ‘Do you Know?’ ...

  • 05.01.17 News,

So December is upon us once again and the shops are alive with all things sparkly and red, green and gold.  No doubt your Festive flavours are already planned and made, but do you need to consider your selection ...

  • 01.12.16 News,

As the countdown to Christmas begins, we look at how you can enhance your ice cream display with our edible sparkles.  You might also be interested in the MEC3 Cherry Mania kit which we feature this month.  Demonstrating ...

  • 01.11.16 News,

This month we introduce you to La Gelatisserie - a range of Semifreddo cakes from MEC3.  If you are contemplating making semifreddo desserts to add to your menu and you would like some training or advice see our ice ...

  • 05.10.16 News,

You may have seen Antonelli on the TV previously when we featured as one of the mini films on the BBC’s Great British Bake Off  after a visit to our bakery by presenter Sue Perkins.   Now ...

  • 19.09.16 BBC,

This month we review the season and the ice cream industry in the wake of the Brexit vote and the potential for ice cream, gelato and ice cream cones in the UK market.  We also look at the benefits ...

  • 15.09.16 News,

Sugar cones are loved by many, and it was Antonelli who introduced sugar cone production to the UK back in the 1960’s. Back then they were the new high quality rolled cones developed in America made to a recipe ...

  • 10.08.16 Waffle Cones,

This month we talk about the Scottish market and our Scottish Smoothy® Twist® cone, which is specifically for this market.  We also celebrate 15 years of the MEC3 gelato ingredient Cookies® and look at how that can ...

  • 01.08.16 News,

Believe it or not, this year MEC3 are celebrating 15 years of Cookies® gelato ingredients and to mark the occasion they have developed a Cookies® Party Kit.  This is a great opportunity to hold an event to invite ...

  • 19.07.16 Making Ice Cream, Case Studies,

This month we have an update on our new warehouse, ideas for the all popular ‘blue’ ice cream with edible sparkles and  our coloured sherbet decorated cones to complement that.  There is also a reminder about ...

  • 01.07.16 News,

Learning to make gelato or ice cream isn’t just for those people who are entering the ice cream market for the first time or setting up their own parlour or gelateria. Here at Antonelli, we are proud to ...

  • 29.06.16 Making Ice Cream, Case Studies,

Antonelli is pleased to be able to offer a selection of ice cream training courses held at our National Training and Demonstration Centre - ‘Rolando’s’ in Cheshire.   This is a central base for the UK ...

  • 29.06.16 Making Ice Cream,

As discussions in the news continue about the EU Referendum, we can reassure all our stakeholders that Antonelli have invested four generations in the ice cream industry and we are will continue to invest in our business into the future. ...

  • 01.06.16 News,

The team at Antonelli are delighted to bring you a little taste of Brazil to get your customers in the mood for the summer Olympics in Rio.  Using MEC3 ice cream ingredients to create a pineapple and lime gelato ...

  • 23.05.16 Waffle Cones, Making Ice Cream,

There has been a considerable amount of both media and political coverage relating to sugars added to food and drink products in recent months.  With increasing obesity and diabetic diagnoses recorded it looks to be a recurring theme in ...

  • 13.05.16 Making Ice Cream,

Exciting news about our warehouse and office relocation, plus this month our Focus on a Flavour looks at the ice cream ingredients required to create Arabian Nights - an Antonelli Special which results in an intriguing ice cream or gelato. ...

  • 10.05.16 News,

With sugar a key discussion in the news we look at sugar free products and the impact of the media discussion on the ice cream industry. Our Focus on a Flavour this month looks at the ice cream ingredients you ...

  • 05.04.16 News,

Many of our discussions with customers are around the subject of ice cream ingredients and flavours.  MEC3 are renowned worldwide for their expertise in intense flavours which never cease to amaze and excite those who taste them - even ...

  • 16.03.16 Making Ice Cream,