Sat, June 28, 2014 | Press Releases

Record Setting Event at Cedarburg’s Strawberry Festival Helps Celebrate Kemps 100th Anniversary

Media Note: For images, interviews and information on this Kemps event, contact Caitlin Jagodzinski, Maccabee PR, 612-655-6048 or

CEDARBURG, WIS., June 28, 2014 — To commemorate its 100th anniversary, Kemps Dairy set a Guinness World Record today for producing the “World’s Largest Ice Cream Scoop,” when it carved 733 containers worth of strawberry ice cream (equal to the length of a football field of the frozen dessert) into a gigantic scoop at the Cedarburg Strawberry Festival outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Carved by five nationally-ranked snow sculptors from Minnesota Big Snow, the Guinness World Record-setting Ice Cream Scoop weighed-in at 3,010 pounds, as verified by famed Guinness World Records’ judge Philip Robertson.

Once the record was officially set at 12 Noon today, hundreds of Strawberry Festival attendees had the exclusive opportunity to actually eat a part of Kemps’ historic scoop.

“Kemps is excited and humbled to celebrate a century of nourishing our communities through the wholesome goodness of our ice cream and dairy products with a record breaking celebration,” says Rachel Kyllo, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Kemps. “What better way to commemorate the traditions of Kemps than by setting a delicious Guinness World Record? An historic celebration that you can eat!”

For more information about Kemps and its anniversary celebration, visit the 100 Year Anniversary page at To view broadcast-quality footage or images of the event, visit the online video gallery by clicking here.   A high-resolution image from the event is available for download here.

About Kemps

Founded in 1914, Kemps LLC, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, markets milk, ice cream and related dairy products under the Kemps brand. With more than 1,200 employees, the company operates six manufacturing facilities located in Minneapolis, Rochester, Farmington and Duluth, Minnesota; Cedarburg, Wisconsin and Fargo, North Dakota.

Media Note: For images, interviews and information on this Kemps event, contact Caitlin Jagodzinski, Maccabee PR, 612-655-6048 or

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