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Estimated amount of ice required for cooling and serving:

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Please Note: This is only to be used as a guide – weather and occasion type may alter the amount of ice required. If you are unsure please contact us. Larger volume packs are available for large scale events, our 1kg and 2kg packs can be found in retailers, off licences, wholesalers and distributors across the UK.

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If you cannot find the answer to your question below, get in touch and we will be happy to help!

Our most frequently asked questions…

Where can I buy your ice from?

You can buy The Ice Co’s range of ice from Supermarkets and Wholesalers across the UK and Europe. We also supply direct to events, food service and manufacturing companies.

I cannot decide which ice to buy?

We have a range of ice for all occasions, simply choose what occasion it’s for and we can tell you which ice product you will need:
Ice for Everyday drinks: Premium Ice Cubes.
Ice for parties, ice buckets & ice baths: Party Ice is your go to.
Superior drinking experience: Super Cubes are the ultimate.
Cocktail & smoothies: Crushed Ice.

What different ice cubes do you make?

We produce fully formed individual ice cubes, tube ice cubes, crushed ice and flake ice (much finer) as well as ice blocks.

Why is it better to buy ice from the supermarket?

Our ice which you find in the supermarket has been manufactured in a state of the art facility to offer safe, quality ice for you. If you make ice at home, you can never make quite enough and who knows how long that ice has been in your ice tray for!

Where are you based?

We have 3 manufacturing sites across the UK, however our HQ is based in South Kirkby, West Yorkshire. Just outside Doncaster. Our other sites are in Driffield, East Yorkshire and Fleetwood.

How much ice do I need for my party?

Head over to our ice calculator which will be able to give you a rough idea of how much ice you will need for your party. Although we cannot suggest exact amounts, this offers a very good guide to how much you need for each occasion, big or small!