, a large volume private label ice cream manufacturer, has a steady period of inventory built-up which peaks in April, leading up to the busy summer consumption season when stocks quickly exit the warehouse as outside temperatures rise.
Ysco is an independent member of the Milcobel dairy products cooperative, whose shareholders are 4,000-plus farmers.
In addition to Fruity, the Ysco assortment of products ranges from cones and molded sticks to extruded sticks, cups, sandwiches, cakes, bars, water ices, scooping tubs of ice cream and sorbets.
Though the organic market took less than 1% of YSCO
's 130 million liters of output last year, there is reason to believe that volume will grow in the future.
Indeed, YSCO is riding the discount channel wave that is washing onto territory long dominated by traditional retail supermarket chains.
As a private label specialist, more than 70% of YSCO's business is generated by supplying the European retail chain.
Splash (Calippo type), already available in bulk packs, will be debuted in a new multipack for the retail market under the YSCO brand.
Under the YSCO brand is a multipack of six mini vanilla cones and six mini chocolate cones.
A well-known supplier to the European ice cream trade, Ysco produces 65 million liters a year, including 200 million stick items, 150 million cones and eight million gateaux/desserts, and has a turnover of 2.5 billion Belgian francs.
Ysco also offers cones in flavors like vanilla-strawberry and chocolate-pistachio, chocolate ice sticks in varieties like hazelnut as well as the more common vanilla and chocolate, flavored ices on sticks and bulk ice cream in a wide range of flavors from vanilla and chocolate to banana and rum raisin.
, the brand from Langemark, Belgium (Fax: 32-5748-7182) is extending its reach.
From Belgomilk of Belgium bails a line of value-priced products under the Ysco