Golden North is headquartered in Laura, South Australia, and has been in business since 1923.
The Golden North brand was adopted in 1948. The business was acquired by Farmers Union in 1972, then in 1991, it became a subsidiary of National Foods. In 2001, a group of South Australian investors brought the business back under local private ownership. In 2006, they expanded their plant. Their flavors include a distinctive honey ice cream. Besides manufacturing ice cream under the Golden North brand, they make generic brand ice cream for sale in supermarkets.