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Mikawaya Launches Ice Cream Pint Design Contest

Mikawaya, maker of unique Japanese pastries and original creator of Mochi Ice Cream, is having a contest on www.mochiicecream.com as well as on their Facebook fan page

Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 12:04 pm

Mikawaya, maker of unique Japanese pastries and original creator of Mochi Ice Cream, is having a contest on www.mochiicecream.com as well as on their Facebook fan page in which fans will compete to create the design for their upcoming line of exquisite premium ice cream known as “Exottics.” Entries will be judged by Mikawaya management and the winner’s concept(s) will be used for the packaging of all the Exottics products.

Contest submissions will be accepted through Oct. 15, 2011, which gives participants two full months to create a winning design. The grand prize winner will be awarded a 64GB Apple iPad, while first-place and second-place winners will receive a Wacom Intuos4 Pen Tablet and a $50 Blick Art Materials gift card, respectively.

Mikawaya Exottics Ice Cream is planned to hit stores in 2nd quarter 2012.

Mikawaya is a 100-year-old family-run business that specializes in the creation of Japanese pastries and desserts. Run by Frances Hashimoto and her husband Joel Friedman, Mikawaya offers snack and dessert-lovers alike an alternative to traditional ice cream. Mochi Ice Cream combines, ice cream, with a chewy, marshmallow-type dough.

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