Stewart's Shops Scoops the Competition at World Dairy Expo

The New York-based operator took home gold in the Chocolate Ice Cream and Sherbet classes among its six total winning accolades.

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Stewart's Shops scooped the competition at the 54th World Dairy Expo.

The contest, sponsored by the Wisconsin Dairy Products Association, is the the only all-dairy contest in North America.

This year, the contest garnered more than 1,400 entries, but it was Stewart's Shops that received 2021 Best of the Best rankings across six categories. Among the winning accolades are:

  • First place, Regular Chocolate Ice Cream Class — Chocolate
  • First place, Sherbet Class — Mango Dragon Fruit Sherbet
  • Third place, Mint Ice Cream Class — Mint Cookie Crumble
  • Third place, Ice Cream with Peanut Butter Class — Peanut Butter Pandemonium
  • Third place, Gelato — Milk Chocolate Gelato
  • Second place, Open Class Pasteurized Milk — Whole Milk

"From our award-winning milk to our delicious ice cream, We MOO (Make Our Own) dairy products. Our processing plant is right in Saratoga Springs and uses milk from over 20 local farms. The milk we use goes from farm to shop in under 48 hours," Stewart's Shops stated.

Saratoga Springs-based Stewart's Shops operates more than 345 c-stores in 31 counties across upstate New York and southern Vermont.