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 Company, Products, Waffle Cones,

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 Products, 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 Latest 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 Products, 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 Latest 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.  In particular we are proud of ...

  • 08.03.19 Events, Products, MEC3 Flavours, Waffle Cones,

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.  Despite our team being out in force with Directors, Business Relationship ...

  • 06.03.19 Events, Products, Waffle Cones,

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 Latest 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 Company, Events, Service beyond the Sale,

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 Latest 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 Events,

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 Latest News,

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

  • 19.12.18 Products, Sugar 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 Latest 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 Products, Gelato Ingredients, MEC3 Flavours, Sugar Cones, Waffle Cones, Service beyond the Sale,

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 Latest 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 Starting An Ice Cream Business, Events, Products, Gelato Ingredients,

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 Company, Products, Sugar Cones, Waffle Cones, Service beyond the Sale,

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 Latest 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 Products, Waffle Cones, Top Tips,

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 Latest 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 Latest 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 Products, Gelato Ingredients, Service beyond the Sale,

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 Latest 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 Starting An Ice Cream Business, Company, Products,

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 Latest 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 Latest 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 Products, Top Tips,

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 Latest News,

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.  Yes it is exactly what ...

  • 05.03.18 Events, Latest News, Service beyond the Sale,

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 Events, Latest News,

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 Latest News, Products, Service beyond the Sale,

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 Starting An Ice Cream Business, Latest News, Products,

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 Latest 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 Latest 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, Service beyond the Sale,

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, Events, Latest News,

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 Latest 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 Products,

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 Products,

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 Latest 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 Products,

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 Latest 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 Events,

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 Latest 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 Antonelli & the BBC, Company, Events,

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 Latest 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 Products, Top Tips,

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 Latest 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 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 Latest 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 Latest 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 Products,

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 Latest 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 Latest 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 Company, Latest News, Products,

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 Latest 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 Products,

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 Latest 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 Latest 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 Latest 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 Latest 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 Antonelli & the BBC, Events,

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 Latest News,

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 mainly of wheat flour and sugar. The ...

  • 10.08.16 Products,

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 Latest 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 Case Studies, Events, Products,

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 Latest 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 ...

  • 29.06.16 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 Events, Top Tips,

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 Latest 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 Products,

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 Products, Top Tips,

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 Latest 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 Latest 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 Products,

This month we feedback your response to new ice cream ingredients from Harrogate and introduce you to some interesting ice cream and gelato flavour combinations.  In the 'Cones Corner' we give you some suggestions to 'rock your boat'!   ...

  • 08.03.16 Latest News,

It was good to see many of our old friends and indeed to meet some new ones too. In case you didn't pick one up on the stand, here is a quick reminder of what you may have seen ...

  • 03.03.16 Events,

Find out about our latest new award winning Cheeky Monkey® cone. Have you seen it yet?  The kids will love it - especially if you get in early with your order and receive one of our promotional boxes ...

  • 23.02.16 Company, Events, Products,

With the feedback from Sigep and what is new on the flavour front for ice cream ingredients from Italy as well as exciting news about our own new cone product and what we are showing at Harrogate at the ICA ...

  • 22.02.16 Latest News,

This month our spotlight is on our new National Training and Demonstration Centre where you can learn more about balancing ice cream ingredients to make the best ice cream and gelato, plus some ideas for ice cream ingredients for a ...

  • 19.01.16 Latest News,

Please note that our offices will be closed from: 12pm Tuesday 22 Dec 2015 re-opening Monday 4 Jan 2016 The last day for placing orders for delivery and collection is: 17 Dec for Pallets 21 Dec for Courier & collections To place an order, if ...

  • 15.12.15 Company, Events,

This month we introduce you to our new National Training Manager who has wide experience in the industry and making the most of your ice cream ingredients.  We also focus on traditional cake flavour ingredients for your ice cream ...

  • 15.12.15 Latest News,

This month we talk about production and start to get festive with some ice cream ingredients to make some Christmas flavoured ice cream or gelato.   You can download the Nov News to read all about our Mince Pie Gelato ...

  • 11.11.15 Latest News,

So it is Chocolate Week and here at Antonelli we have focused our attentions for the latest publication of Antonelli News on ... yes you guessed it CHOCOLATE! You can download the Oct News to read all about our chocolate products ...

  • 13.10.15 Latest News,

Why serving your ice cream or gelato is always best in a cone rather than a tub or a glass? It has been an ongoing debate for many years about how best to serve your ice cream - ‘cone ...

  • 24.09.15 Top Tips,

Each month we send out our News to all our customers via e-mail.  Here is the September News, if you would like to receive a regular Antonelli News then email sam@antonelli.co.uk, with your request and contact ...

  • 23.09.15 Latest News,

Each month we send out our News to all our customers via e-mail.  Here is the August News, if you would like to receive a regular Antonelli News then email sam@antonelli.co.uk, with your request ...

  • 06.08.15 Latest News,

How to prepare your ice cream or gelato ingredients Anyone who has had any experience in the manufacture of ice cream or gelato knows that it is a lot more technical than you may at first realise.  The importance ...

  • 20.07.15 Top Tips,

Each month we send out our News to all our customers via e-mail.  Here is the July News, if you would like to receive a regular Antonelli News then email sam@antonelli.co.uk, with your request ...

  • 13.07.15 Latest News,

David Antonelli talks to BBC Radio Manchester As the nation is in the grips of a heatwave, David Antonelli, our co-owner and Production Director, talks to Michelle Adamson from BBC Radio Manchester about the up side of being in the ...

  • 01.07.15 Company, Events, Latest News,

Icecream Cones - Step by Step Guide To download our step by step guide to help you navigate our website, enabling you to register, login, create a favourites list and ultimately submit an order enquiry please click here. ...

  • 30.06.15 Top Tips,

UK Experts in Waffle Cone Production Some say the Antonelli waffle cone is the tastiest ice cream cone in the UK, others just smile knowingly and continue eating, not wishing to interrupt their enjoyment of their ice cream and cone ...

  • 10.06.15 Company, Products,

What's your favourite Icecream Cone? You may have noticed that we now have a heart image on the top menu bar of the website.  This is so you can create a favourites list.  All you need to ...

  • 03.06.15 Top Tips,

Just in case you missed us on the BBC… Just in case you missed our celebrity appearance on the popular BBC food programme ‘Great British Bake Off’ (GBBO) last summer, we thought you might like to see ...

  • 05.05.15 Antonelli & the BBC, Company, Events, Latest News, Products,

 ICA certificates from the National Ice Cream Competition Antonelli is proud to be able to display the ICA certificates from the National Ice Cream Competition held at the Ice Cream Expo in Harrogate.  This is an event that ...

  • 27.04.15 Company, Events, Latest News,

Looking for a job in Sales? To continue our growth development plan, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious individual within the ice cream industry.  The business is renowned for having a well-established quality portfolio with a fantastic ...

  • 19.03.15 Company,

The SALSA inspector report Antonelli pride ourselves in providing high quality products to a discerning customer base.  In order to achieve this it is imperative that our whole operation runs under a set of stringent regulations which are adhered ...

  • 26.02.15 Company, Latest News,