One of the UK’s most experienced ice cream makers has been appointed President of the Ice Cream Alliance. 


Henry Nurkowski’s appointment comes on the 50th anniversary of his family business with Z Nurkowski & Sons. 

The ICA is the trade association for the UK’s £1bn ice cream industry and Mr Nurkowski has been an active member for many years including 32 years serving on the Board of Directors.   

Mr Nurkowski has forged a reputation as one of the most knowledgeable men in the ice cream industry and has been Head Judge at the prestigious National Ice Cream Competition for 20 years.

“I consider it a privilege to be part of the ice cream industry and proud of the work the ICA has done in continually improving the quality of ice cream in the UK,” said Mr Nurkowski, 67, whose business is based in Hilperton near Trowbridge, Wiltshire. 

“I’d like to think that the National Ice Cream Competition has played a vital part in increasing standards and become the flagship event of our annual ice cream expo which provides a wonderful showcase for the quality of UK Ice Cream and Gelato. 

“There are a many new people including dairy farmers and gelato parlours coming into the industry and it would be of great benefit for them to join The Ice Cream Alliance and expand their knowledge.”