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May 20, 2012 01:48 PM

Good quality ice cream to take home?

Hey Kids!
Any suggestions as to where I can buy litres or gallons or cartons of really great ice cream to take home?

Now that I've sold my Minden cottage, I can't bring home my Kawartha Dairy faves like Pralines & Cream, Caramel Snappers, Moose Tracks, and Butter Tart, etc.

SO, any suggestions??

I'd prefer someplace North York, Scarborough, Markham, etc. with parking and without high artisan prices and long line-ups, but I'm open to any and all ideas.


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  1. i know costco carries some kwartha dairy ice cream, but try googling kwartha dairy icecream toronto, and you get a list of retailers that sell it, hope this helps abit

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    1. re: lidiab

      I see Kawartha ice cream all the time at Bruno's and Loblaws, and sometimes at Sobey's.

    2. Go to the Gelato Fresco office and you can buy "factory direct". 60 Tycos.

      1. I see Kawartha Dairy Moose Tracks all the time at Costco Heartland. Never bought it because the ingredient list didn't sound good at all, lots of HFCS and additives if I recall

        1. I buy kawartha at costco all the time. They have vanilla and moose tracks.

          1. Thanks gang. :-)

            I have managed to grab the occasional moose tracks, but none of my other favorite flavours, and I'm hoping to broaden out and find some new brands that are a step up in quality, freshness and/or variety from PC and Breyer's Double-Churn.

            I've really enjoyed Greg's ice cream on occasion, especially the roasted marshmallow and fresh banana, but I'm looking for other quality brands, or local shops that make their own and/or carry a broad range of interesting flavours.

            Any suggestions?

            2 Replies
            1. re: TorontoTips

              You could give Tropical Treets on Bermondsey a try. I really like the coconut ice cream.

              1. re: TorontoTips

                Just wondering if you have tried the PC loads of pecan butter tart. It's quite good.