Cold Rock Ice Creamery
|Industry||Ice cream parlor|
|Founded||Aspley, Queensland in 1996|
|Founder||Selwynn Barr and Valerie Barr|
Number of locations
|100 stores|
|Parent||Franchised Food Company|
Cold Rock Ice Creamery is an Australian-based ice cream parlour chain. It specialises in custom making ice creams and (ice-cream cakes) by adding mix-ins. Cold Rock has over 100 stores across all states and territories of Australia.
The first Cold Rock was opened in Aspley, Queensland in 1996. In 2008, the 80th store opened, located in Melbourne, Australia, and by September 2009 there were around 65 franchises with group annual sales over $35 million. At that time and indeed today (2018) Cold Rock is the leading wholly owned Australian ice cream franchise
On 4 September 2009, Franchised Food Co. acquired the chain.