Cold Rock Ice Creamery

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Cold Rock Ice Creamery
IndustryIce cream parlor
FoundedAspley, Queensland in 1996
FounderSelwynn Barr and Valerie Barr
Number of locations
100 stores[citation needed]
ParentFranchised 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.

On 4 September 2009, Franchised Food Co. acquired the chain.[1]

In May 2017 Cold Rock launched "Super Kosher" ice creams and mix-ins. It was the first time a national Australian franchising brand offered its product especially for the Jewish/kosher market. [2]


  1. ^ Food Business Review, "Franchised Food Company Acquires Cold Rock Ice Cream Stores", 7 September 2009 [1]
  2. ^ "Cold Rock Ice Creamery launches Kosher range". Franchise Business. Retrieved 28 February 2018.

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