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Italian flair and passion since 1922

British and European Cup Winners proudly made in Wales

Established back in 1922, Frank’s add a touch of Italian flair and passion to the art of making delicious ice cream, with traditional recipes and some of the finest Welsh ingredients to create a taste you'll never forget.

The Frank's Story

1912
Came to Wales to find work!
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1922 Opened his own business in Garnant, Ammanford.
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1922
Opened his own business in Garnant, Ammanford.
1925
The first small ice cream factory in operation behind the local shop.
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1922 Opened his own business in Garnant, Ammanford.
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1930's
Frank started selling his ice cream around the Amman Valley on horse and cart.
1950's
Had two mobile ice cream vans to go around the streets.
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Had two mobile ice cream vans to go around the streets.
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1960's
Started wholesaling to Italian cafes and shops.
Started wholesaling to Italian cafes and shops.
1970
Frank's move into a small manufacturing facility in Garnant
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1st National Cup Dairy.
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1980
1st British Gold Cup ice cream winners
1990
Frank’s awarded first major supermarket contract.
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Started supplying supermarkets.
British, European Champion of Champions
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1990
Winner of the European Cup for best ice cream in Europe
1993
A purpose-built ice cream manufacturing factory opens in Capel Hendre, Ammanford
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A purpose-built ice cream manufacturing factory opens in Capel Hendre, Ammanford
Started supplying the NHS nationally.
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2000's
Started supplying the NHS nationally.
2005
Diabetic range of ice cream launched nationally with Morrisons supermarket.
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Diabetic range of ice cream launched nationally with Morrisons supermarket.
Diabetic ice cream sales with Asda, Tesco and Waitrose follow nationally.
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2006
Diabetic ice cream sales with Asda, Tesco and Waitrose follow nationally.
2007
Diabetic ice cream launched with Tesco Ireland, Dunnes Musgrave.
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Diabetic ice cream launched with Tesco Ireland, Dunnes Musgrave.
First national own brand label contract.
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2008
First national own brand label contract.
2011
Factory visit by HRH Prince Charles
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Factory visit by HRH Prince Charles
Started work on £1.5m factory expansion.
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2018
Frank’s finishes a £1.5m expansion to the Capel Hendre factory, drastically increasing its production capacity
2019
Frank’s begins exporting its brand into the Middle East.
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Started work on £1.5m factory expansion.
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