Churchill-inspired popsicles, gelato, milkshakes, cakes and waffles are some of the products cashing in on the newfound popularity of the classic Costa Rican treat.
Be it soft serve, frozen custard or milk shakes, Ticos love their ice cream. Recently, three companies announced their intentions to cash in on all the dessert love by opening or expanding their businesses in the country. Those companies are Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yoghurt, Dairy Queen and POPS.
On a recent trip I took to the port city of Puntarenas, I noticed a bunch of signs advertising “Churchills.” All along the Paseo de Turistas, restaurants and stands announced that their Churchills were the best in town. Good for them, I thought. But what in Costa Rica was a Churchill?