Blackwell’s Organic Gelato to be Introduced to West Coast Retailers at Expo West


March 2011 – NJ entrepreneur, Marcia Blackwell will introduce her award winning Blackwell’s Organic Gelato and Sorbetto to West Coast retailers at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim California.  Blackwell’s will be sampling their delicious Mango Sorbetto and Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Gelato to visitors in the Fresh Ideas-Organic Marketplace tent on March 10th from 12:30pm – 5:30pm.

Created to fill a gap in the frozen dessert marketplace, Blackwell’s Organic introduced their products in the Northeast in 2006.  Their super-premium frozen desserts are dairy free, gluten free, cholesterol free, and virtually Fat-Free.  Blackwell’s Organic products are Certified Organic and Star-K Kosher and also 100% Vegan. Each flavor is made using the highest quality ingredients, nothing artificial.

Consumers can find Blackwell’s Organic at specialty and gourmet retailers in the NY metro area for a SRP of $5.99 per pint.  Selected flavors are also served on gourmet ice cream trucks in NYC.  The ice cream trucks can also be rented for parties and corporate events.

The full line of Blackwell’s Organic Gelatos and Sorbettos can be purchased online at for shipping throughout the Continental USA. 

Blackwell’s Organic has been recognized for excellence in the frozen dessert category many times over.  2009 readers of Vegetarian Times voted Blackwell’s Best Cool Creamy Treat and the company was named by the readers of Edible Jersey Magazine as their 2008 Local Hero-Food Artisan.  Their Raspberry Sorbetto was awarded the sofi Gold for Outstanding USDA Organic Product at the 2008 Fancy Food Show in NY.

“To be recognized for excellence by your peers is the utmost honor,” said Marcia Blackwell,

The editors of New Jersey Life Magazine wrote “New Jersey-based Blackwell’s Organic creates soy gelato and fruit sorbetto made from the finest organic ingredients that you will not be able to resist…depth of flavor reign in Blackwell’s 100% vegan and cholesterol-free treats.” 

About Blackwell’s Organic Gelato
Blackwell’s Organic is NJ’s first and only certified organic, dairy-free gelato and fruit sorbetto manufacturer. The company was started by Marcia and Tom Blackwell in 2005. Blackwell’s Organic is dedicated to using ingredients that come from farmers and suppliers devoted to sustainable agriculture, resource conservation, and Fair Trade. In fact their company was the first frozen dessert line with FairTrade certified ingredients in every flavor.

The classic, healthful frozen desserts are handmade in the Italian tradition, using the highest quality certified organic ingredients including Fair Trade Certified™ cocoa, chocolate, coffee and evaporated cane juice. To learn more about Blackwell’s Organic, their products and upcoming events, please visit: and

2009 – Reader’s Choice Award – Best Cool Creamy Treat by Vegetarian Times Magazine
2009 – Founder, Marcia Blackwell, named as one of  NJBIZ’s  Best 50 Women in Business
2009 – Editors Pick – A-List NJ Life Magazine
2008 – Reader’s Choice Award: Local Hero-Food Artisan; Edible Jersey Magazine
2008 – sofi Gold award for Outstanding USDA Organic Product by NASFT
2008 – NJ Small Business Development Center Success Award
2006 –NAWBO Central Jersey- Emerging Business Woman of the Year – NAWBO

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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