Since The Groovy Moo opened their own little corner of Italy in Malton’s Talbot Yard Food Court back in 2015, their gelato business has gone from strength to strength. Serving everything from a festive Christmas pudding gelato to a summery palate cleansing Lemon & Mint Mojito sorbet, their ice-creams are proving to be a hit all year round.
They have just been voted as the “Best Dessert Parlour in England” at the recent Food Awards 2018.
“It was a complete surprise to us to find out that we had been nominated by our customers. But it was even more amazing when we heard the news that we had won!” said Michelle, co-owner of The Groovy Moo. “We never expected it as there were some big competitors in the running for the award. We are proud to be able to bring delicious artisan gelato and this national award to Malton, Yorkshire’s Food Capital.”
Tom Naylor-Leyland from the Fitzwilliam (Malton) Estate said, “It’s absolutely brilliant for Groovy Moo and indeed an award like this is great for Malton being one of the country’s top foodie destinations.”
For more information about The Groovy Moo and where to find delicious gelato and puddings, please go to https://www.visitmalton.com/groovy-moo-gelato .
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Notes to Editors
1. Fitzwilliam Malton Estate owns and manages a substantial portfolio of property in Malton. The estate was purchased as an investment in 1713 by forebears of the Naylor-Leyland family.
2. The Estate’s investment in Malton is aimed at helping the town centre compete in the 21st century. There have been numerous refurbishments and extensions of retail units and business premises. The most striking has been a £4m investment in the refurbishment of the Talbot Hotel which now provides high quality accommodation for Malton and the surrounding area.
3. Fitzwilliam Malton Estate provides property for businesses that have created 630 jobs and residential properties that are homes for 300 people.
4. The Food Awards in England was held at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel on 15th October 2018.