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Pinoy Premium Ice Cream Brand Opens its First-Ever Ice Cream Parlor in Rockwell

Carmen's Best was founded by entrepreneur Paco Magsaysay

It's never too cold for ice cream, especially when we're talking about homegrown gourmet ice cream Carmen's Best. With mall kiosks throughout the Metro, they've made it easier for you to get your hands on their signature flavors like Cereal Milk, He's Not ...

by Henna Yu for  | August 07, 2018 12:00:00
Run & Grow

How Ricardo Cuna led Fiorgelato to its steady success

He credits the success of his company, Milkin Corporation, to his patient and methodical ways.

Ricardo “Richie” Cuna is an advocate of a well-crafted business plan. His company, Milkin Corporation—a toll producer of tailor-formulated ice cream products—and his flagship brand, Fiorgelato, are testaments to the success of his methodical approach.It was not an easy journey for him, ...

by Devi de Veyra  | April 26, 2016 06:00:00

3 ways to keep your cold beverages, frozen desserts franchises hot all year round

Don't rely on the summer heat to boost your sales. Here are some tips to make it sell regardless of the season.

Who does not want to snack on cold treats when the weather is hot? Many a franchise concepts have, in fact, banked on people doing such that to beat the summer heat. “Generally, ice cream products sales are higher during the summer season,” ...

by Toni Antiporda  | March 26, 2016 05:00:00

Fiorgelato: The Pure Italian Ice Cream

Considered an \\\'institution\\\' in the industry, Fiorgelato owner espouses a responsible way of offering franchises.

Prudence is the guiding principle of Fiorgelato in its franchise business. Owner Ricardo Z. Cuna, who has had 17 years of experience in franchising, wants to show the younger breed of franchisers that in this difficult economic condition, exercising caution and careful ...

by Max De Leon  | January 16, 2013 10:00:00
Startup Tips

3 insights for niche products

Tips on offering a novel product.

When Angelo Narciso-Songco of Butchie\\\'s Recipe brought the Malunggay ice cream, a favorite among Kapampangans, to Manila, he never thought it would become such a hit that nearly very magazine and lifestyle shows on television would feature the product. But that\\\'s what ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | July 22, 2012 10:00:00
Business Ideas

Stickhouse: beating the summer heat

With temperatures rising, the demand for refreshing products is also on the rise.

Gelato is the Italian version of ice cream, usually made by hand, made with less butterfat and sugar and—unlike most commercial ice creams—lasts just a few days after it’s made. It’s an ice cream alternative that health-conscious Filipinos have embraced in the ...

February 21, 2011 12:00:00