– Three quirky limited-edition flavors created exclusively for Swiggy
– Ben was the runner-up in the massively successful show Masterchef Australia (2017)
Hyderabad, October 23, 2018: Swiggy, India’s largest food ordering and delivery platform today announced its collaboration with ‘Ice Cream King’ Ben Ungermann for the second edition of Swiggy Signatures – Masterchef Edition. For this, Ben, in conjunction with Cream Stone, is whipping up three quirky, limited edition flavours of ice cream – PopCorn, Coffee Cardamom and Salted Caramel ice cream with potato chips and shaved chocolate. These three flavours are available on the platform from 23rd October to 23rd November and consumers across Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Kochi, Coimbatore, Indore, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam can have them delivered to exclusively through Swiggy. The ice creams are priced at an average cost of INR 165 + taxes
Ben was the runner-up in the massively successful show Masterchef Australia in its 9th season (2017). He has garnered accolades for his eclectic desserts, known to amalgamate rustic flavors with a hint of sophistication, creating very diverse and unique combinations. Ben also runs his own gourmet ice cream parlour in Brisbane, dishing out unique and interesting flavours. Through this collaboration, Swiggy wanted to develop some exciting new flavours for its consumers, along with Cream Stone, which has been experimenting with its ice creams in the past as well.
Commenting on the exclusive partnership, Ben Ungermann remarked, “India is a land that boasts of some of the finest cuisines which are as varied as its culture and tradition. My exploration for newer cuisines and influences has brought me to this country. I love experimenting, revolutionizing and combining different flavors, to create something unique. This collaboration with Swiggy in association with Cream Stone is an attempt to create some truly remarkable ice cream flavors, that we hope will be loved by the people of India.”
Cream Stone ice creams has become the ultimate destination for ice creams & desserts in India with 62 stores across 19 cities. As innovators, Cream Stone has created new varieties of ice creams like fruit, chocolate, nutty flavours, sugar free ice creams, varieties of ice cream cakes, hot belgium waffles, milk shakes, thick shakes and much more.
Regarding the collaboration, Viren Shah, Director, Cream Stone said “At Cream Stone, we have a culture to always innovate, experiment and add value to the customer’s experience. Cream Stone is excited to collaborate with Swiggy Signatures and Australian Master Chef Ben Ungermann for creation of three distinct ice cream flavours that we hope our consumers will love.
Commenting on the launch, Srivats TS- VP, Marketing at Swiggy said, “Consumer palates are constantly evolving, and they are on the hunt for new experiences. Swiggy Signatures is an attempt to provide them with niche offerings and food experiences. For this edition, we are very excited to collaborate with none other than the ‘Ice Cream King’ – Ben Ungermann who took up the task to create three exciting flavors exclusively for Swiggy customers. We also found a great partner in Cream Stone, whose passion for innovating and creating unique ice creams resonated well with our initiative.”
Swiggy Signatures was conceptualized with the aim of providing Swiggy’s consumers with unique and innovative food experiences, by working with renowned chefs and restaurant partners. The first edition brought consumers eclectic chocolate dishes, wherein Swiggy invited top dessert restaurant partners to come up with a new chocolate dish on the occasion of World Chocolate Day.