About Bruno Gelato the ice cream maker

With our name Bruno Gelato, we stand for a traditional ice cream manufacturer and an artisan family business. Our aim is to present artisan ice cream that is really good. We want to inspire you with our passion for pleasure and "la dolce vita". All our ice cream creations are handmade according to original Italian recipes. To ensure that our ice cream tastes like real ice cream parlor quality, we only use ingredients of the highest quality and offer a variety of artisan ice cream flavors. Over 1,500 partners already rely on our finest specialty from the ice cream factory.

Bruno Gelato newspaper ad from 1988 for the opening of the ice cream parlor
Bruno Gelato installation of silo for milk and sugar
Bruno Gelato ice cream specialties for the retail trade
Bruno Gelato Chioccolato  ice cream during filling
Bruno Gelato - construction of the new ice cream production hall in Rhauderfehn
Bruno Gelato - construction of the new administration building
Bruno Gelato entrance to the ice cream factory building

Milestones in our company history as an ice cream manufacturer

1985

Bruno Lucchetta comes to Germany.

1987

Opening of the ice cream parlour "Bei Bruno" in Rhauderfehn by Heidi and Bruno Lucchetta.

1995

Construction of the new ice cream production hall in the Rhaudermoor industrial park.

2003

Installation of silos for milk and sugar.

2005

Extensive expansion of production and administration buildings.

2008

Launch of our artisan ice cream specialties for the retail trade.

2009

Exclusive ice cream partner of the TUI "Mein Schiff" fleet.

2014

More than 50 permanent employees for the first time.

2019

More than 3.000.000 litres of fresh drinking milk processed in pasture quality from the region.

2022

Installation and commissioning of a 260 kWp photovoltaic system.

Bruno Gelato - construction of the new ice cream production hall in Rhauderfehn
Bruno Gelato - construction of the new administration building
Bruno Gelato entrance to the ice cream factory building
Bruno Gelato ice cream bar on a Tui Cruises ship
© TUI Cruises / René Supper

"Ice cream is for enjoyment, for pleasure. An outstanding dessert is like a successful celebration or just a little piece of happiness on a sunny day."

Bruno Lucchetta

Bruno Gelato IFS Certification logo

Safety first!

Since 2009, we have undergone an annual audit in accordance with the highest safety requirements for the production of food, such as our ice cream specialties. The IFS places particularly high demands on all areas of our company. The highest quality also deserves the highest safety standards in terms of microbiology, HACCP, hygiene, employee training and other recurring processes.

Our philosophy and our daily aspirations as an ice cream manufacturer

Ethics and orientation

Our business practices are based on integrity, honesty and fair conduct. Strict compliance with statutory requirements and regulations is a matter of course for us. The requirements of our customers are always our focus. For this reason, we cooperate closely with our customers and suppliers. We deliver a high-quality product and work in a solution-oriented manner and in partnership with each other.

Quality and safety

In the area of quality management and the selection of high-quality ingredients, we pursue a concept of continuous improvement and optimal use of resources. We therefore apply strict standards to the entire production process and prevent risks. The aim of our ice cream factory is to ensure that our company policy is adhered to in the long term by involving and motivating all employees and to achieve the specified targets.

Food safety culture

As a traditional company, we are responsible for ensuring the safety of the ice cream products we produce. We use established concepts and measures to ensure that the food we produce is suitable for consumption and does not cause any harm. To achieve this goal, the full awareness, commitment and conviction of our employees and decision-makers are required and encouraged.

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Our ice cream on the seven seas

We are proud to have been spoiling the guests of the entire Mein Schiff fleet of TUI Cruises with our high-quality, delicious gourmet ice cream since 2009. All over the world, we combine summer, vacation and the sea with an unforgettable taste adventure. At the ice cream bars, travelers can choose between 25 ice cream flavors to sweeten every palate. The long-standing partnership with TUI Cruises, which is based on delicious indulgence, and satisfied cruise passengers are a great endorsement of our ice cream quality and our attention to detail.

Our ice cream journeying on land

Faraway countries and foreign cultures inspire us. Our delicious artisan ice cream is now also popular outside Germany in many other countries around the world. From England to Italy and China - ice cream lovers around the globe are already enjoying our delicious creations made with authentic Italian craftsmanship.

We are particularly pleased to receive inquiries about joint partnerships to bring the delicious gelateria experience to the whole world. We are always on the lookout for new adventures and are happy to share our love for first-class ice cream with people all over the world.

Bruno Gelato ice cream on the road in Europe

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Do you have any questions for us?

Please contact us for more information about our ice cream for ice cream parlors or our ice cream for the food service industry. If you have any questions about our product range or our hospitality sector services we are at your disposal.

You can reach us conveniently by WhatsApp, phone, email or via our contact form. We look forward to hearing from you.

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