Maine Chocolate Ice Cream and Truffles Win Honors

Dean’s Sweets won top honors in both the Best Truffle and Best Traditional Chocolates categories as well as placing in four other categories at the 2010 Boston Luxury Chocolate Salon.
Gifford’s Ice Cream won 1st place at the 2010 World Dairy Expo in the category for Regular Chocolate Ice Cream, according to a report in Maine Ahead magazine.

Gifford’s Ice Cream (www.giffordsicecream.com), central Maine’s third-generation family ice cream business, swept the competition at the 2010 World Dairy Expo, earning not only the title of “World’s Best Chocolate” for the third time, but also being recognized as “Grade A & Ice Cream Grand Champion,” besting the entire Championship Dairy Product category, considered a coup in industry circles.