Rizza’s award-winning Double Dairy Gold ice cream is now available in selected Scotmid stores across the country after being crowned a Scotmid Scottish Favourite.

Rizza’s is one of five Scottish businesses to win the Scotmid Scottish Favourites competition, with the prize giving the ice cream prominent shelf space in selected Scotmid stores. The competition was launched to champion local producers and further demonstrates Scotmid’s commitment to Scottish sourcing.

Founded in 1914 by James and Domenico Rizza, Rizza’s products are inspired by the founders’ Italian heritage, combined with a Scottish twist – all of the ingredients for the ice cream are sourced within a 15-mile radius of Rizza’s Huntly factory, including the milk and cream.

Rizza’s Double Dairy Gold ice cream has previously been recognised with a 3-star Great Taste Award and won honourable awards, such as the Ice Cream Alliance Gold status.

Donald Morrison, Director at James Rizza & Sons, said: “Winning the competition offers both new and old customers the perfect opportunity to purchase our luxury product in take-home format from their local Scotmid store.  We are thrilled that more people will have the chance to try our authentic Italian ice cream – a product we have worked hard to develop with locally sourced ingredients.

“We can’t wait to see Scotmid customers tuck into our ice cream as the days get hotter!”

Kirsty Carnegy, Head of Local Sourcing at Scotmid, said: “We are always looking for new ways to diversify and grow our Scottish product portfolio, it is really exciting to work with a brand that has such a strong heritage.

“A massive congratulations to Rizza’s!”

The promotional listing will run for four weeks and will be available in 58 stores in Scotland.

Rizza’s Double Dairy Gold ice cream will be available at the following stores across Scotland:
002 Uddingston
010 Leven Street
024 Stockbridge
027 Hamilton Place
043 Easter Road
068 Colinton Mains
069 Broxburn 2
083 Balerno
097 Kirkliston
100 South Queensferry
101 Hunterfield
104 Barnton
120 Portobello
173 Bearsden
247 Prestonpans
340 Clarkston
036 Macduff
037 Banff
044 Buckie
047 Burghead
048 Beauly
049 Fochabers
050 Raigmore
051 Smithton
052 Hilton
053 College Bounds
063 Drumnadrochit
070 Thornhill
072 Bishopmill
073 Balloan
075 Glenurquhart
076 Avoch
077 Nairn
080 Culduthel
081 Culloden
087 Grantown on Spey
088 Balloch
097 Munlochy
041 Jesmond
056 Torphins 2
058 Tillybrake Road
106 Dunfermline
107 Cairneyhill
108 Rimbleton
149 Newport
151 Invergowrie
153 Clepington Road
192 Rattray
193 Fintry
231 Borrowfield
233 Brechin
235 Inverbervie
238 Alyth
246 Coupar Angus 2
248 Laurencekirk
303 Inverkeithing
195 Perth
176 East Calder 2

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