Gelato

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It all begins with the milk. We offer premium, hand crafted, small batch
sheep milk gelato using only  milk from our pastured sheep, and local, organic, and fair trade ingredients.Each batch fresh weekly and carefully hand packed.

We offer a number of delicious flavours throughout the season to reflect the local bounty available.

Our flagship flavours include:

  • Wicked Chocolate
  • Pure vanilla
  • Only Maple

Some of our seasonal flavours include:

  • Rhubarb Maple
  • Super Strawberry
  • Gorgeous Ginger
  • Summer Berry
  • Spruce Tip Maple

 

Have a flavour idea? – e-mail us

Gelato will be available in the following formats:

  • gelato cups
  • in two sizes of container
    • 500 ml
    • 100 ml

Interested in carrying our gelato? Please contact us to let us know!

KEEPING IT REAL. KEEPING IT SIMPLE

We personally source local produce from like-minded farmers and use fair-trade and organic ingredients. Simple, traditional handmade ice cream is what we make. What we make is delicious.

ABOUT SHEEP’S MILK

Sheep’s milk is also unique in its structure. Many of those who are lactose intolerant, and cannot drink cow or goat milk, can consume sheep’s milk. Sheep milk nutritionally out-performs goat & cow’s milk in almost all areas:

  • 44% more Energy than cow’s milk
  • 45% more Protein than cow’s milk
  • 50% more Iron than cow or goat’s milk
  • 38% more Calcium
  • 90% more Folic Acid than goat’s milk (similar levels in cow’s milk)
  • 50% more Vitamin B12 than cow’s milk
  • Higher levels of key vitamins A, D, E & C than both cow & goat’s milk

Many people who have an intolerance or sensitivities to cow’s milk find that they can consume sheep’s dairy products successfully because sheep milk contains higher levels of medium-short-chain fatty acids (MCT), which aids in the absorption of lactose. MCT also limits and/or inhibits cholesterol deposits.

From: http://nzsheepmilk.co.nz/nutritional-faqs/