Mackie’s Make Wind-powered Ice Cream

by Tracy Stokes on May 9, 2006

in EcoEnergy, The Environment and Business

Mackie’s of Scotland make ice cream with fresh milk, cream and renewable energy. They have installed a single Vestas V52 wind turbine and aim to become Britain’s greenest company by making more energy than they consume. In the past year, the wind turbine has provided 65% of the electricity requirements for Mackie’s, and they have decided to add the declaration: “made with renewable power”, to their tubs. As the wind-power logo originally designed for the tubs has been likened to a toothpick, Mackie’s are now holding a design competition where you can win 25 tubs of Mackie’s wind-powered ice cream for designing the winning logo that will make it clear to consumers that this ice cream is made with Mackie’s own renewable energy.

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Patti Singleton December 14, 2009 at 2:10 pm

Just to up-date you _ Mackie’s now have three large wind-turbines

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Rema Decandia January 2, 2010 at 5:27 am

Thank you, I love to read articles that are informative and beneficial in nature.

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