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Intermittent News

We do, in fact, post news from time to time.

70% Vegan and rising…

2019 May 15

Due to an increasing interest and demand for vegan and dairy-free ice “cream” – not to mention an increasingly problematic shortage of organic cream supply – we are finding ourselves making more and more of the coconut milk-based stuff these days. Vegans rejoice! Dairy lovers lament… Though we always strive to do our very best […]


2017 November 13

Oh Hi! We will be open from 5pm-9pm (while supplies last) from Nov 13 – Dec 1 while we have our kitchen floor painted and some plumbing work done (we are getting our very first dishwasher!) Scooped ice cream may or may not be available during this time as we may have limited access to […]

Closed for rejuvenation week!

2017 January 06

Relaxing Christmastime hangouts/madness and then… for the first time ever… we closed for one week from January 1-8 so we could nurse our colds/exercise/do nothing with (and without) loved ones/tidy up the shop to welcome you in properly to the new year… opening up again Monday January 9th! Don’t think we haven’t missed you – […]

Ice cream machine down!

2016 April 19

Today one of our 2 small batch ice cream machines blew up and caught on fire! Although momentarily exciting, this is setting us back in production by 50% until either it gets fixed or we find a new machine that can produce the same quality product you are used to enjoying! It’s HOT and we […]

No more wholesale :(

2015 December 16

You may have noticed that our products have vanished from the normally stocked shelves of your favourite local store… this is the result of a thorough investigation by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, which was the result of a single formal complaint that was made by a local Vancouver Island Health Authority employee who took […]

Special Orders / Ice Cream Cakes

2015 September 25

Special orders To request special orders for your private party, or to have some Cold Comfort delivered to your workplace, contact us, and we will do our best to accommodate, time permitting. ICE CREAM CAKES. We do not offer custom ice cream cakes. However, if you are kind, courteous, flexible, and you give us minimum 3 days notice, […]

We’re Hiring!

2015 February 06

We are beginning to send our feelers out for one very special person to play a major role as a part of the Cold Comfort team this summer…(and potentially beyond)! Ideally, this very special person has: experience in pastry, or baking in a commercial kitchen excellent customer service skills a passion for quality food, a […]

We Finally Have our Own Home!

2013 December 26

Our  Cold Comfort Headquarters has moved out from Lone Tree Bakery in Esquimalt to our very own place, in the fantastic neighbourhood of Fernwood, right next door to the lively and wonderful Parsonage Cafe  and home of Fernwood Coffee! It’s a dream come true! Please come in and visit us at 2 – 1115 North […]

Updated Flavour Archive May 2013

2013 May 27

FLAVOUR ARCHIVE   10-herb ice milk (from mint to oregano to catnip!) After Eight (natural peppermint with chocolate brownies) Ambrosia – Vanilla and Raspberry with muscat grape wine, apricots and lemon thyme pockets Apricot, Almond, Chardonnay & Bay Laurel ice cream Apricot Oat Avocadive Margarita sorbet (tequila, lime, triple sec, avocado) Bacon, Brown Sugar & […]