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Stewart's Shops Ice Cream Takes Top Honors Again

World Dairy Expo also awards two of the retailer's gelato flavors

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Stewart's Shops ice cream has once again taken top honors at the World Dairy Expo, and two gelato flavors also have been added to its list of "Best of the Best" awards.

The New York chain of more than 300 stores was honored at the 2016 World Dairy Expo for its Dark Chocolate ice cream, marking the flavor's seventh win in 10 years. Entries are ranked on flavor, body and texture, melting quality, appearance and color. 

Stewart’s Milk Chocolate Gelato and Salty Caramel Gelato earned first and second place, respectively, in the gelato category. Stewart’s heavy whipping cream was awarded second place in its category.

The World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest was held Aug. 23-25 in Madison, Wis.

Stewart's Shops is an employee- and family-owned convenience-store chain based in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. It is known for its frozen treats, which are made daily. There are more than 50 flavors available in pints, half gallons or at the ice-cream counter for cones, shakes, sundaes and more.

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