Our founder has Indian roots, was born and raised in Middle East and has lived all her adult life across all regions in the USA. Her passion for travel introduced her to the World of Ethnic Foods and Flavors and inspired her to present these beautiful flavors via Mawa Ice Creams – slow-cooked ice creams with creamy rich caramelized notes. She derives inspirations for her flavors from everywhere including our diverse team.

“Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.” — Malcom Forbes

 

Our team is multicultural from different ethnic backgrounds. While developing these ice cream with assorted flavors, our ever-so enthusiastic team decided to blend their favorite flavors from around the world with our caramelized ice creams.

Our dream is it to connect and bring bliss to the world by sharing yummy, culture-infused ice creams. We want to bring families and friends together to take a moment to connect and learn more about the diverse flavors of the world. Ice creams are some of the strongest ties to memories. We want to take you on a blissful, magical journey around the world to experience culture through our mawa ice creams.

Creating Love, Bliss, and Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams.

Our Mission

Our mission is to show our Gallivant mawa ice cream fans the diversity of flavors from around the globe through delightful tasty mawa ice creams.

GALLIVANT FLAVORS

Gallivant Ice Creams are Mawa Ice Creams made with milk, MaahVaah® branded South Asian milk solids  

and authentic globally-sourced ingredients. 

Mango

Mangoes are the ‘King of Fruits' in India. While gallivanting in this exotic nation, we learned that the Indian Mango is sweet and velvety in taste and has a saffron-ish aroma, making them the best Mango in the world!

Black Sesame

Black Sesame, a specialty of China, has traveled the Silk Roads since 200 B.C.! While gallivanting through Asia, we learned that Chinese black sesame seeds have an unrivaled nutty taste and a distinct aroma that make them the best Black Sesame seeds in the world!

Coconut

Coconut, also called the Pharoh’s nut, has traveled the Silk Route from South East Asia to Africa and Europe for over 2,000 years! While gallivanting throughout the world, we learned that coconuts from Thailand have the sweetest and freshest taste, making them the best coconuts in the world!

Chocolate

Gallivant Chocolate is made from Cacao Beans sourced from the West African region- the same region that supplies the famous European and American chocolatiers! We went straight to the African source to bring you the best chocolate in the world!

Pistachio

Pistachios, also known as the ‘smiling nut’, have been enjoyed since 7000 B.C. in the Persian region! While gallivanting in this blessed and, we learned from the locals that these pistachios have an unrivaled taste and a fresh aroma that make them the best Pistachio in the world!

Matcha

The Japanese have enjoyed the flavor and health benefits of Matcha Green Tea since the 12th century. While gallivanting in this tradition-rich nation, we learned that compared to the traditional green tea, Matcha Green Tea is bright green in color and has a rich, smooth flavor making it the best Matcha in the world!

Cardamom

Cardamom, though having Indian roots, are a specialty of beautiful Guatemala. While gallivanting in this Central American terrain, we learned that this spice has the strongest aroma in the world and tastes similar to cinnamon and ginger combined.

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GALLIVANT

Promise

We promise to give you the best and cleanest ingredients in the world with no hidden additives. We treat our ice cream fans like family and your health and happiness is at the core of our business. We will search the high seas and the low valleys to find the coolest, freshest ingredients around the globe for your ice cream. 

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FAQ

What are the Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams?


Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams are Indian Style Ice Creams or Kulfis.




What are Kulfis?


Traditionally, Kulfis are made from milk and sugar, after caramelizing for hours. They are 75%
milk and 20% Sugar. These Indian Style Ice creams are egg free and gluten free. They are denser than a traditional American Ice cream and Gelato.




How are Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams different from Kulfis?


Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams are made with milk and MaahVaah Milk Solids (made with Non
Fat Dry Milk Powder and Milk Fats). This mixture is caramelized together on low heat till a silky
and creamy mixture is formed. Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams are denser and creamier than a
traditional American Ice cream and Gelato.




What are the different flavors available in Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams?


Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams are available in 7 flavors – African Chocolate, Indian Mango,
Japanese Matcha Green Tea, Guatemalan Cardamom, Thai Coconut, Persian Pistachio and
Chinese Black Sesame.




Where are the ingredients for Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams sourced from?


Each of the 7 Worldly flavors of the Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams are sourced from the countries they are most known for. Our Chocolate is from Western Africa, Mangoes are from India, Matcha Green Tea is from Japan, Cardamom is from Guatemala, Coconut is from Thailand and Black Sesame from China.




Are Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams Gluten free?


Yes, they are gluten free.




Are Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams Egg free?


Yes, they are egg free.




Are Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams Gelatin free?


Yes, they do not contain gelatin.




Are Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams 100% Vegan?


No, they are made from milk.





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Where can I buy Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams products?


We are currently selling our products at the following Farmers’ Markets throughout Houston –
Discovery Green, Memorial Farmers Market and Houston Mid Main and select South Asian
Grocery Stores. Businesses can submit their orders for Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams at
orders@thefoodshop.com .




Can I invest?


We love talking to people who want to put their money to work in the pursuit of a smarter food system. If you’re an accredited investor with a mission-driven portfolio, we’d love to talk. You can email us at snehee.chaplot@thefoodshop.com for more information.




How do I get in touch?


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