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  • Froneri publishes accounts for 2016

    Froneri publishes accounts for 201605 July 2017

    Froneri Limited has published its audited accounts for the period to 31 December 2016. These are the first accounts since the creation of Froneri and incorporate trading for the fourth quarter of 2016. The accounts are available here. >
  • THIRD BUSINESS AWARD SCOOPED

    THIRD BUSINESS AWARD SCOOPED16 November 2016

    R&R Ice Cream has scooped its third major business award in a week winning a category at the 2016 Top 200 Awards involving the North East’s most successful companies.  It is the third consecutive time that the firm has won the category for top-performing private equity backed business. Neil Millan – European HR Director – attended ... >
  • TOP BUSINESS AWARDS FOR R&R ICE CREAM

    TOP BUSINESS AWARDS FOR R&R ICE CREAM08 November 2016

    R&R Ice Cream scooped the Dairy and Frozen Manufacturing company of the Year trophy for its Kelly’s of Cornwall brand at the UK food industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards. Now known as Froneri after its joint venture with Nestlé, the manufacturer has achieved impressive growth in recent years, sparked by organi... >
  • R&R Ice Cream has won the 2016 Made in the UK Food & Drink Award

    R&R Ice Cream has won the 2016 Made in the UK Food & Drink Award21 June 2016

    R&R Ice Cream has won the 2016 Made in the UK Food & Drink Award.  Some 400  manufacturers from across the UK gathered in Liverpool to attend the glittering awards ceremony which were sponsored by Insider Media Ltd and hosted by Gyles Brandreth. R&R faced competition from seven other regional winners but were judged the ove... >
  • R&R ICE CREAM SPONSORS BRITISH BOBSLEIGH YOUTH PROGRAMME

    R&R ICE CREAM SPONSORS BRITISH BOBSLEIGH YOUTH PROGRAMME15 June 2016

    A nationwide programme designed to identify the British bobsleigh champions of the future has received a £10,000 sponsorship boost from R&R Ice Cream – the world’s third largest ice cream manufacturer.  The British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association (BBSA) launched their latest youth programme in October 2014 to encourage promisi... >
  •  MP welcomes Leeming Bar firm’s joint venture

    MP welcomes Leeming Bar firm’s joint venture06 May 2016

    RICHMOND MP Rishi Sunak has welcomed a multi-million pound tie-up between a Leeming Bar-based ice cream manufacturer and the international food giant Nestle. Mr Sunak heard about the joint venture between R&R Ice Cream and the Swiss company Nestle during a recent visit to the Leeming Bar firm’s manufacturing plant. He said: “This i... >
  • TOP BUSINESS AWARDS FOR R&R AND IBRAHIM

    TOP BUSINESS AWARDS FOR R&R AND IBRAHIM04 March 2016

    R&R Ice Cream and CEO Ibrahim Najafi have each won a top regional business award within the same week. Some 200 guests from the world of manufacturing gathered at the Royal Armouries in Leeds for the Made in Yorkshire Awards and to reward those businesses making a difference and flying the flag for Yorkshire and Britain.  Summed up... >
  • New Country Head appointed for Australia

    New Country Head appointed for Australia26 February 2016

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Tinkler as Country Head of Australia. Michael is an experienced FMCG executive having spent his career working both locally and internationally. Michael has 25 years’ experience in FMCG having held senior roles with Unilever (10 years), Johnson & Johnson (10 years), Electrolux(6... >
  • R&R’s LEEMING BAR SITE NOW AMONGST WORLD’S TOP 5 LARGEST

    R&R’s LEEMING BAR SITE NOW AMONGST WORLD’S TOP 5 LARGEST23 December 2015

    R&R Ice Cream, the world’s third largest ice cream manufacturer, has completed a four year, £25 million investment programme at its Leeming Bar factory in North Yorkshire.  The investment programme has helped R&R to increase production capability at the site by more than 20%.  The factory has 22 production lines making some 250... >
  • R&R in talks with Nestlé to create ice cream joint venture in selected geographies

    R&R in talks with Nestlé to create ice cream joint venture in selected geographies05 October 2015

    R&R, owned by funds controlled by PAI Partners, and Nestlé are in advanced discussions to set up a new joint venture covering ice cream based mainly in Europe and Africa.   The proposed joint venture will capitalise on the complementary strengths and innovation expertise of the two companies. It will combine Nestlé’s strong and suc... >
  • R&R ICE CREAM ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF NESTLÉ SOUTH AFRICA’S ICE CREAM BUSINESS

    R&R ICE CREAM ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF NESTLÉ SOUTH AFRICA’S ICE CREAM BUSINESS12 March 2015

    R&R Ice Cream plc (“R&R”), owned by funds managed or advised by PAI Partners SAS (“PAI”), has announced today the acquisition of Nestlé South Africa’s ice cream business.  The terms of the deal, which are not disclosed, are subject to the approval of the South African Competition Commission. The agreement further enhances R&... >
  • Cheshire Young Carers enjoy a visit to an Ice Cream Factory

    Cheshire Young Carers enjoy a visit to an Ice Cream Factory26 August 2014

    A group of 25 young carers organised by Cheshire Young Carers has enjoyed a VIP tour of R&R Ice Cream's Skelmersdale site (formerly Frederick's Dairies). The tour was offered by R&R at a charity event where it was bought by M&S Bank who donated the prize to Cheshire Young Carers. Alan Jones, Mentor Services Co-ordinator at ... >
  • R&R ICE CREAM SCOOPS REGIONAL TRAINING AWARD

    R&R ICE CREAM SCOOPS REGIONAL TRAINING AWARD14 August 2014

    R&R Ice Cream’s long-standing commitment to ensuring all employees can benefit from a wide range of training programmes has been recognised with an award at the first ever Hambleton Business Awards.  The Train to Gain scheme, the R&R VQs, bite-sized training courses and the individual mentoring programme were all amongst the in... >
  • HERE’S THE SCOOP:  CORNISH ICE CREAM PRODUCER ANNOUNCES RECORD PRODUCTION RISE

    HERE’S THE SCOOP: CORNISH ICE CREAM PRODUCER ANNOUNCES RECORD PRODUCTION RISE11 July 2014

    A 120-year-old Cornish ice cream producer is announcing a record rise in production levels, which have doubled in the last five years and increased tenfold over the past decade. In the last 12 months, Bodmin based Kelly’s of Cornwall has produced over 14.5 million litres of its much loved clotted cream ice cream, a rise of 500,000 litr... >
  • SMART ENERGY IS AIM FOR KELLY’S OF CORNWALL

    SMART ENERGY IS AIM FOR KELLY’S OF CORNWALL11 July 2014

    In addition to Kelly’s of Cornwall, Bodmin is home to a number of Cornwall’s best loved food brands such as Proper Cornish, Trewithen Dairy and Tulip Foods. All the firms are members of the Bodmin Food Cluster which has identified a range of areas where they can work collaboratively to achieve continual improvement within their busines... >
  • Have a break with the new KitKat Cone

    Have a break with the new KitKat Cone10 July 2014

    Have a break with the new KitKat Cone KitKat, the nation’s favourite chocolate bar, is being re-launched as a delicious ice cream just in time for summer. Get ready to try the brand new KitKat Cone. KitKat, loved by all for its smooth, delicious Nestle chocolate, and crunchy layers of wafer, can now be enjoyed in a much cooler way. The... >
  • What's the Storeo

    What's the Storeo10 July 2014

    What’s the Storeo? What’s the best way to eat an Oreo? Twist it, lick it, dunk it, or eat it all in one? Introducing the coolest way to enjoy an Oreo this season, with the launch of the brand new Oreo Ice Cream Sandwich. Set to surprise and delight Oreo fans across the nation, the new Oreo Ice Cream Sandwich (RRP £2.99 / 6x55ml or £1.6... >
  • R&R Ice Cream announces completion of acquisition of Peters Food Group Limited

    R&R Ice Cream announces completion of acquisition of Peters Food Group Limited10 July 2014

     R&R Ice Cream plc has confirmed that it has completed the acquisition of Peters Food Group Limited, the leading manufacturer of take-home ice cream in Australia. Peters, based in Mulgrave in Melbourne, manufactures iconic brands such as Drumstick cones and Connoisseur tubs and sticks. R&R Chief Executive Officer, Ibrahim Najaf... >
  • The Ultimate Summer Ice Cream Line-Up

    The Ultimate Summer Ice Cream Line-Up10 July 2014

    The sun’s out, the sunglasses are on and summer is on its way but which ice creams are top choice for the season? R&R Ice Cream has released the ultimate line-up of this summer’s favourite ice cream treats, complete with both classic favourites and some exciting new additions. With refreshing lollies, classic cones and indulgent ic... >