John McKenna, Bridgestone, 2007
“As we spend our lives writing about food, people spend their lives asking us what is the most exiting new thing we have eaten recently. Well, the answer has to be Cramers Grove Ice Cream made by Nigel and Carol Harper in Kilkenny. When we tasted that Madagascan vanilla we knew we had discovered something brilliantly delicious, and deliciously brilliant.”“A new star.”
Nigel & Carol Harper
Cramers Grove Ltd.
087 686 8585
087 653 5561
We were delighted to receive a Bridgestone Award and to be mentioned in the Bridgestone 2007 Food Guide
ARDKEEN FOOD & WINE FAIR, OCTOBER 2007
We attended the Ardkeen Quality Food Store, Artisan Food & Wine Fair 2007 where we won the award for best food at the event for our pistachio ice-cream. Nigel is pictured in the bottom photo accepted our award from Colin Jephson.
We were also delighted to be mentioned on the bridgestone website with a photo
of Carol at the Artisan Food and Wine Fair
"Huge praise is due to Ardkeen Stores of Waterford for the impressive Artisan
Food and Wine Fair held in the city last weekend. Run in aid of the People In Need, the event focused on the artisan products sold through the store and many of the producers were present. Nigel and Carol Harper - pictured below - were there with their addictive Cramers Grove ice cream, a product you should snap up if you get the chance."
"New to the herd" : The newest addition to Cramers Grove Farm - Jason Samuel James Harper born September 2009
KILKENNY ENTERPRISE BOARD NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH:
MOST COMMERCIAL PRODUCT AWARD 2009
We had a great weekend at Savour Kilkenny Food Festival. We were delighted to win an award for 'Most Commercial Product' at the Kilkenny Enterprise Board New Product Launch at Mmm in Castlecomer Discovery Park on Satutday. We considered using Jason (our 4wk old son) as the new product but decided to go with our 'ice cream cake' instead. Once we get the packaging organised we should have it in the shops!
Kilkenny Food Trail
We are a member of the Kilkenny Food Trail which will be launched on April 19th 2010 in the Set Theatre in Langtons.
The Food Trail focuses on local Kilkenny food producers and restaurants who use this local food. There is a brochure available that shows people where to find this food.