Holman’s Ice Cream is coming to Charlottetown. What flavors will they bring?

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CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island – Summerside’s Holman’s Ice Cream is ready to make its debut on the Charlottetown Farmers Market on November 4.

Though the workforce at Holman has tried a number of pop-up places in Charlottetown through the years, they have not seen the success they had been hoping for, stated proprietor Daniel Meister.

Nonetheless, a number of folks in Charlottetown and the encircling space have reached out to ask when the corporate will open a retailer in Prince Edward Island’s capital.

“We’re typically shocked to have folks begging us on our social media and in individual, ‘When are you coming to Charlottetown?'” One suggestion that is been thrown round rather a lot these days, Meister instructed SaltWire in a Nov. 1 interview. “It is a farmer’s market setting.”

“And you recognize, we have discovered that it is a lot simpler for us to draw prospects if we go the place the persons are, somewhat than making an attempt to carry folks to us.”

Meister not too long ago contacted Charlottetown Farmers Market administration, utilized and obtained approval to develop into an off-the-cuff vendor. Beginning this week, yow will discover Holman’s ice cream truck on the farmers market on Saturdays.

Island residents will find a Holman's ice cream truck stationed outside the Charlottetown Farmers Market on November 4.
Island residents will discover a Holman’s ice cream truck stationed outdoors the Charlottetown Farmers Market on November 4.

“So, if they’ve room for us inside, they are going to enable us to arrange. If not, we’re positively welcome to arrange outdoors. Proper now, we’ll be taking into consideration the climate and availability to be in Charlottetown. However we’re hoping it is at a stage,” Meister stated. What, we will develop into a extra sustainable vendor and have a extra everlasting place there.”

“Welcome addition”

Holman’s Ice Cream Parlor can be amongst greater than 60 distributors on the Charlottetown Farmers Market.

Market supervisor Lena Teschreib stated she and the board members are trying ahead to having the beloved ice cream enterprise, cherished by Islanders and guests to Prince Edward Island, be part of them on Saturday.

Holman's Ice Cream Parlor will be among more than 60 vendors at the Charlottetown Farmers Market.  - Salt Wire file
Holman’s Ice Cream Parlor can be amongst greater than 60 distributors on the Charlottetown Farmers Market. – Salt Wire file

“We’re very excited,” she stated. “We’re trying ahead to it now and in addition for the summer season season. It will likely be a terrific addition to the marketplace for certain.”

However Teschreib famous that there isn’t any house obtainable inside but, so anybody who’s accredited to develop into a vendor can be placed on a ready record. She hopes Nov. 4 will present an thrilling day for Holman’s Ice Cream to arrange store abroad.

‘A terrific number of flavours’

Meister and his spouse will function the ice cream truck on Saturday.

Nonetheless, he stated the cart would not have working water, which suggests they will not have the ability to serve ice cream as a result of there is not any strategy to clear the scoops.

As a substitute, the couple will carry liters of ice cream for patrons to purchase at $17.50 a litre, the identical value he prices at his retailer.

Daniel Meister and his wife, Emmeline, will operate a Holman's Ice Cream truck stationed outside the Charlottetown Farmers Market on Nov. 4.
Daniel Meister and his spouse, Emmeline, will function a Holman’s Ice Cream truck stationed outdoors the Charlottetown Farmers Market on Nov. 4.

This Saturday, Meister plans to supply a variety of various picks that he guarantees can be a “implausible taste assortment” together with sugar-free maple nut, salted caramel, cookies and cream, vanilla, chocolate, strawberry syrup and lactose free. Free banana chocolate chip, and cherry cheesecake.

“We attempt to have completely different choices for various dietary restrictions, for certain,” he stated.

Meister not too long ago shared information of their upcoming journey to the Charlottetown Farmers Market on the corporate’s Fb web page. The publish shortly obtained lots of of likes and shares.

“We had been actually enthusiastic about how shortly the publish blew up. You by no means know the way a lot traction it is going to get if it reaches the suitable folks. So, it is encouraging to see that individuals clearly need us there.”


Thienh Nguyen is a enterprise reporter with SaltWire in Prince Edward Island. He could be contacted through e mail at (e mail protected) Proceed on X @thinhnguyen4291.

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