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Tahoe Creamery ice cream in local stores and scoop shops

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MINDEN, Nev. andamp;#8212;Tahoe Creamery ice cream is available in local stores and scoop shops, back in production after operations ceased last October amid manufacturing issues. Tahoe Creamery is now produced by High Sierra Ice Cream, Inc. of Minden, Nev.When the doors of Tahoe Creamery closed last fall, phone calls poured in from customers and merchants requesting the ice cream. The new management took a long hard look at the viability of the plan to bring the ice cream back into the marketplace. With overwhelming encouragement, they decided to bring Tahoe Creamery back.Merlin Manley, proven ice cream artisan, has taken over the production of Tahoe Creamery ice cream. Manley is a graduate of Penn Stateandamp;#8217;s Ice Cream Course, the nationandamp;#8217;s top dairy program.Tahoe Creamery is very involved in the local community, working with the Elks Club, Main Street Gardnerville, Nevada Museum of Art, Sierra Kids Foundation and many other worthwhile organizations. Tahoe Creameryandamp;#8217;s pints are now available at Scolariandamp;#8217;s and Sak n Save stores. The companyandamp;#8217;s ice cream is also sold through area restaurants and scoop shops, including Sunset Cove at Sparks Marina, Redandamp;#8217;s Candies in Virginia City, Busy Bee in Carson City, Genoa Country Store in Genoa, Gear andamp; Grind Cafe in Tahoe City and Cable Car Ice Cream at Tahoe Vista. More locations are being added all the time.andamp;#8220;I am pleased to continue the tradition of Tahoe Creamery,andamp;#8221; said Manley. andamp;#8220;The original Tahoe Creamery was founded by Chuck Pacheco in 1958 at South Lake Tahoe and we hope to continue his legacy of superior service and excellent ice cream.andamp;#8221;andamp;#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com