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Collaborations

We're Teaming Up With Fareshare To Help Give Free Meals To People In Need

May 26, 2020

Our East Brunswick warehouse in Melbourne is temporarily turning into a Fareshare meals pick up zone, for hospitality workers and people doing it tough during COVID.

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Limited Edition

We're Recruiting a Gun Gelato Churner, To Train All Future Churners

May 26, 2020

Are you a chef or professional cook with excellent communication skills? Apply to be our next Gelato Churner Trainer, based at Rosebery HQ.

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Gelato Science

Messina Jersey Milk Is A State Winner In The 2020 Delicious Produce Awards

May 21, 2020

Read about our dairy farm in Numurkah Victoria and journey to making the most delicious and creamy Jersey milk.

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Collaborations

We've Partnered With Firedoor To Make An Indulgent Smoked Milk Flavour

May 19, 2020

Every week, we'll be making a limited run Firedoor x Messina flavour, available exclusively through Fireshop.

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Events

Messina's Greatest Hits Is Back – Pre-order Now

May 18, 2020

After last year's sell-out in-store, Messina's Greatest Hits — the new and improved, COVID approved edition — is back for 2020.

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Additions

Messina Goes Mini — Mono's Are Back In Selected Stores

May 14, 2020

Shrinking all the good stuff into one-person sized mini gelato cakes, our gelato mono's are back in selected stores and the perfect isolation cake.

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Limited Edition

The OG Choc-Chip Cookie Pie Is Making a Comeback

May 11, 2020

The last of the pie, the myth, the legend is available in stores and on Deliveroo, get in quick.

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Limited Edition

Pomelo Online have free tubs of Messina for you

May 8, 2020

Our mates over at Pomelo Online are bring you the goods, in the form of 1.5ltrs of Messina delivered to your door with their 5 star meal boxes

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Events

Mamma Mia, Nonna's Done It Again

May 8, 2020

Make Nonna's spinach and ricotta gnocchi at home, so she can vicariously feed you too much pasta and parmigiano.

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Events

Messina Music Iso Edition — Pocket's Chocovid Chip Mix

May 6, 2020

Copernicus Sunjay's cosmic mix is here to guide you through these uncertain times as the penultimate vinyl selector.

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Limited Edition

Bun's The Word — Last Bake-At-Home Sticky Buns Are Available On Deliveroo Or In Store.

May 4, 2020

Missed out on our Mother's Day Bon Bons? Impress Mum and buy our last bake at home sticky buns on Deliveroo or in store.

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Limited Edition

Remember Me? Salvation and Nice-olation Packs Are Making A Comeback

April 30, 2020

The holy grail of comfort treats are coming back to stores and Deliveroo, for all you WFH-ers and parents come teachers.

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Limited Edition

Send Our Mother's Day Bon Bons And A Floraly Bunch To Your Mumma

April 28, 2020

Even though Mother's Day is a little different this year, spoil your mum with our postal gift pack: handmade chocolate Bon Bons, paired with a seasonal bunch of Floraly flowers.

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Limited Edition

Red Velvet Cookie Pies Are Sold Out. New Pies Coming Soon.

April 22, 2020

Sign up to your mailing list to be in the know about our next cookie pie release, as we endeavour to bring as many pies to the people as possible.

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Limited Edition

Free Cookie Pies Are Coming This Friday – Via Deliveroo

April 14, 2020

This Friday from 5pm, spend over $32 on your Messina X Deliveroo order and receive a free and delicious bake-at-home cookie pie.

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Limited Edition

Our Brighton-Le-Sands Dark Kitchen is Now Closed

April 9, 2020

Brighton-Le-Sands is now closed. Visit your closest Messina store for your next gelato hit.

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Limited Edition

Easter Salvation 6-Packs — Your One Way Ticket To Redemption

April 8, 2020

We've repented for our sins in the form of a gelato bar six-pack, so you can still celebrate Easter if you missed out on our eggs.

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Limited Edition

Double Down And Support Your Favourite Restaurants — Our Top Picks In The East

April 8, 2020

Just order takeaway or delivery, from the comfort of your PJ's... no judgement here.

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Limited Edition

All The Single Eggs... Put Your Hands Up! Dr Evil's Magic Egg Is Here

April 7, 2020

Our solo Easter Eggs are available and ready to mingle. Pick up in select Sydney stores or get delivered via Deliveroo.

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Events

Brunswick East - we're coming to you

April 2, 2020

We're opening a temporary store in Brunswick East tonight - you'll be able to visit us for take away or order delivery to your home

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Limited Edition

Nice-olation Packs Are Here To Save The Day

March 27, 2020

Enjoy yourself in good company with our comfort treats, for all you WFH-ers and parents come teachers.

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Limited Edition

Messina Stimulus Package

March 27, 2020

We've made single-serve delicious gelato assets, during this time of need. Available via Deliveroo or pick up in select stores from tomorrow.

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Limited Edition

Messina Delivery Is Popping Up In Manly

March 27, 2020

If you're on the northern beaches, you can temporarily get Messina delivered to your door

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Events

We're offering double points for Messina App-users

March 23, 2020

As a token of our appreciation for the support, we're offering Messina App-users double points for their App purchases.

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Gelato Science

Messina Milk — Available For Delivery And In Stores

March 22, 2020

Dodge the supermarkets... buy our delicious full cream Jersey milk on Deliveroo or pop into our stores to grab and go.

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Limited Edition

Easter Eggs Are SOLD OUT

March 16, 2020

This year we turned to our gelato cakes for inspiration, creating three new eggs, that are a little bit familiar.

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Events

Messina Update – COVID-19

March 16, 2020

We know everything seems pretty crazy at the moment, but we thought we'd write a quick note to let you know what we are doing to in regards to COVID-19

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Limited Edition

Messina App users get first dibs on our Easter Eggs this year!

March 13, 2020

Loyal Messina customers will get 24 hours early access to buy our Easter Eggs this year — make sure you're on the list!

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Events

The Convenient Store — Melbourne Food and Wine Festival [Cancelled]

March 12, 2020

We're proudly part of The Convenient Store, a temporary drink and snack shop within Queen Victoria Market, selling a gelato-honeycomb-choc-bar and take-home goodies.

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Events

Ferrari Rocher Choc-Tops At The Grand Prix

March 11, 2020

Headed to the Melbourne Grand Prix? Visit the M-Lane for lunch and dinner, we've got dessert covered for the whole fam.

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Events

Creative Department x Lumi Dining Collaboration

March 4, 2020

We are more than excited to be welcoming back Federico Zanellato (Lumi Dining) and for the first time, Karl Firla (Oscillate Wildly) into our tiny Creative Department kitchen.

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Additions

Strawberries and Cream Birthday Dream

March 3, 2020

One of our prettiest gelato cakes, this layered strawberries and cream torte is here for your next birthday celebration.

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Collaborations

The Next Messina Mix Has Dropped. Take A Listen.

March 2, 2020

For the second instalment of Messina Music, Jamie Palmer was enlisted to mix a feast for your ears.

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Events

Night Noodle Markets are coming to Canberra

February 25, 2020

Canberrans, you've been very patient. It's now your turn to bask in the glory of Night Noodle Markets and eat all of the delicious Asian-inspired dishes.

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Limited Edition

Mardi Gras Has Found Its Way To Messina

February 25, 2020

Whilst you're out partying and celebrating over the weekend, stop by any of our stores to get a scoop of our loud and proud Mardi Gras flavours.

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Limited Edition

For Goodness Saké — This Week's Japanese Pairing At The Creative Department

February 19, 2020

This week we're highlighting one of Japan's first female saké brewers and the unusual red rice ferment she's created. Available for the next six weeks at the Creative Department.

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Limited Edition

Tell Your SA Mates, The Yard In Rundle Mall Is Now Open!

February 17, 2020

We're back in Adelaide for a triple threat pop-up with Archie Rose and Hoy Pinoy.

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Limited Edition

February Shake Specials

February 7, 2020

Gain all the brownie points with this months shake special — in all stores during February.

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Limited Edition

March Shake Specials

February 7, 2020

This month's shake specials are here, get your chops around the new flavours in all stores from Saturday 7th March

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Collaborations

Valentine's Day At Golden Age With Messina Minis

February 6, 2020

We've partnered with our favourite art deco cinema in Sydney, to run a special guest presents for Vday. Book yourself in for a romantic flick and delicious gelato cake.

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Events

Night Noodle Markets are coming to Christchurch

February 3, 2020

New Zealander's... it's your chance to get in on the Messina action. The Night Noodle Markets are coming to Christchurch!

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Events

Desserts for Difference

February 3, 2020

We're hosting a bake sale this Saturday with some of Sydney's best pastry chefs to help raise more funds for the bushfire relief

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Limited Edition

Valentine's Day Mini Gelato Cakes

January 28, 2020

Our Vday minis are now sold out, so you might be in the bad books!

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Collaborations

Messina Music is Back

January 24, 2020

It's been a while, but yes, you heard it right - Messina Music is back and our first mix is ready for your ears

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Limited Edition

Mini Messina Cakes are now available in Canberra and Brisbane!

January 15, 2020

Our range of mini Messina cakes pack all the goodness of our larger cakes into single serve portions - and they're now available to buy in Canberra and Brisbane!

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Wonderbao For Chinese New Year V4.0

January 13, 2020

Wonderbao are coming back for a post Chinese New Year feast, featuring a delicious new lobster baoguette and our gelato mango pancakes.

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Limited Edition

January Shake Specials

January 12, 2020

A snickers rendition and refreshing strawberry-mint soda — find them in all stores during January.

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Limited Edition

Messina's Bushfire Appeal — Donate For Your Chance To Win A Golden Ticket

January 8, 2020

Make a donation for your chance to win FREE MESSINA FOR A YEAR + a free gelato cake of your choice on your birthday!

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Limited Edition

Melbourne Christmas Markets — Queensbridge Square

December 18, 2019

We're popping up in Southbank for the City Of Melbourne Christmas Markets this weekend.

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Limited Edition

Last Minute Christmas Gifts And Cakes — In Stores Now

December 16, 2019

Get your friends, fam or co-workers one of our new Messina gift boxes, a pack of xmas monos, celebrate at the Creative Department or order our gelato cakes.

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60 Extra Christmas Comas to Support the RFS

December 13, 2019

*SOLD OUT* As a small gesture of help, we've made 60 MORE CHRISTMAS COMAS which we're selling to raise funds to help those in need.

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Limited Edition

Christmas Monos Are Available Now

December 12, 2019

Select stores are now stocked with our three mini gelato cakes, made up of a collection of our favourite Christmas flavours.

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Limited Edition

Milk And Cookies On Us, Via Messina Deliveroo Orders

December 9, 2019

From Wednesday 11th December, your Messina Deliveroo orders will come with a free Messina mini milk and bag of choc-chip cookies... ready for dunking.

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Limited Edition

December Shake Specials

December 9, 2019

Silly season calls for the return of our two most popular shakes — find them in all stores during December.

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Limited Edition

The Creative Department Degustation Is Coming Back To Melbourne

December 2, 2019

Book your seats to our classic sitting or Good Pair Days collaboration in January 2020.

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Events

Night Noodle Markets are heading to Auckland

November 28, 2019

New Zealander's... it's your chance to get in on the Messina action. The Night Noodle Markets are heading to Auckland right before Christmas, so come and visit us at Victoria Park!

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Events

Messina App Unwrapped: November

November 28, 2019

We're a little late with November's offer, so we're topping up your points balance for the next few days

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Limited Edition

Gelato Ale: Dulce de Leche Beer is here!

November 27, 2019

We've teamed up with Australian Brewery to keep you refreshed this summer with a never-before-seen ‘Gelato Ale’

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Gelato Science

The Biggest Strawberries We've Ever Seen!

November 14, 2019

We went back to Dural to see the how our strawberries are growing - and this year, they're the biggest and sweetest we've ever seen

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Events

Messina At Spilt Milk Festival

November 12, 2019

Got your tickets to Spilt Milk Canberra? Come and grab our custom gelato chocolate bars whilst stock lasts!

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Limited Edition

Give Messina This Christmas

November 6, 2019

Get your friends, fam or co-workers one of our new Messina gift boxes, celebrate at the Creative Department or order our last few trifles and gelato cakes.

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Limited Edition

November Shake Specials

November 4, 2019

Drop into any of our stores to try Peanut Butter Jelly Time or get a Sicilian Smack, straight from Nonna.

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Events

Night Noodle Markets Are Returning to Melbourne!

October 30, 2019

The Night Noodle Markets are en route to Melbourne, bringing our Thailand inspired full moon party and brand new menu.

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats Mr. Miyagi 2.0

October 30, 2019

Mr. Miyagi is returning to Rosebery HQ for their second Messina Eats pop up and we can't wait.

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Limited Edition

Last Chance To Buy The Christmas Coma

October 29, 2019

Sorry if you missed out, but you can't say we didn't warn you. Don't forget, there's always next year!

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Events

Staff Lunch - Nonna Carla's Polpette al Sugo

October 24, 2019

At Messina HQ, chefs, drivers and office staff all sit down together at lunch time to enjoy a meal - and three times a week it's cooked by Nonna Carla

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Collaborations

Pepe Nose Best - a special collaboration flavour

October 22, 2019

We teamed up with premium butter makers Pepe Saya to make a special croissant flavour gelato

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Events

Win A Corporate Sitting At The Creative Department For Yourself And Seven Work Buddies

October 16, 2019

The Messina Creative Department has launched alcoholic-pairings and corporate sittings with their 8-course degustation, and one lucky team gets to pilot it.

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Limited Edition

The Christmas Coma is Coming Back

October 15, 2019

Our Christmas Coma is coming back, and this year we've gone tropical! Sign up to our mailing list and you'll receive the link to buy 24 hours early

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Events

Wine Notes Via Good Pair Days — Creative Department Collaboration

October 11, 2019

Have a read of the paired wine notes for our Creative Department collaboration. Drops paired by Banjo Harris Plane — three-time Australian sommelier of the year.

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Gelato Science

We're Hiring: Part-Time Content Creator Wanted

October 10, 2019

Our current part-time content mowgli is packing his bag and hitting the road. SO, we need someone new who can be our content / video / photo guy or gal!

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Events

Good Pair Days x The Creative Department By Messina

October 8, 2019

Our first wine partnership at our Darlinghurst (Sydney) and Windsor (Melbourne) restaurants. Drops paired by Banjo Harris Plane — three-time Australian sommelier of the year.

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Additions

Messina Goes Mini - Monoporzione are back

October 8, 2019

Shrinking all the good stuff into one-person sized mini gelato cakes, the Messina chefs have developed a new range of ‘monos’ now available in selected stores

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Events

Messina App Unwrapped: October

October 4, 2019

This October we're giving away 5 double passes for our sell-out Gelato Appreciation classes.

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Limited Edition

The Bondi Van Has Restocked The Creams Of Your Dreams

October 3, 2019

Just as the temperature is warming up, Messina on wheels down at North Bondi is selling six brand new gelato and icy pole creations

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Events

We're Popping Up In Adelaide For Vogue Festival

October 2, 2019

From October 18-20th, Adelaide is getting its first taste of Messina as part of Vogue Festival at Rundle Mall

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Events

Private or Corporate Bookings At The Creative Department

September 26, 2019

Gather a group of eight and host your next birthday, Christmas party or client wooing events at our Darlinghurst restaurant, we'll make it nice and boozy.

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Events

Upgrade Your Creative Department Sitting

September 25, 2019

Guests now have the option of upgrading from non-alcoholic pairings to an ever so tasty alcoholic drinks menu.

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Events

Night Noodle Markets are back for 2019

September 19, 2019

The Night Noodle Markets are back in Sydney which only means one thing... a brand new Messina menu. This year we've headed to Thailand for inspiration.

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Events

We just released a whole bunch of new App offers

September 19, 2019

You can now use your App points to redeem a Messina cake, jars of dulce de leche or even a Gelato cart.

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Events

Our Orlando Bloom Dessert Is Coming To Floriade Festival In Canberra

September 16, 2019

We made a fruity and floral gelato sundae for Floriade, so you can eat something as pretty as the flowers you're looking at.

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Events

Sweet As – Brisbane Dessert Festival

September 10, 2019

Brisbane’s very own festival dedicated to all things sweet is back for its second edition at Musgrave Park, West End on Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September.

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Limited Edition

September Shake Specials

September 7, 2019

One of our most popular specials has been immortalised into its own shake

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Events

Messina App Unwrapped: September

September 2, 2019

We're giving 100 lucky Messina App users 10% off their purchases on the App for the month of September.

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Gelato Science

Vanilla ‘aint so Vanilla

August 30, 2019

You might think of vanilla as basic. Too often overlooked as a flavour choice in our cabinets, we stand by the fact that our vanilla gelato is one of the stars of the cabinet.

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Events

CODE RED! We're popping up at Weekends on the Lawn

August 23, 2019

The sun's out, the birds are chirping and the scoops will be flowing this Sunday at Howard Smith Wharves.

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Limited Edition

Be Good And Take Your Dad To Messina For Father's Day (1st September)

August 23, 2019

We made new merch and a special Archie Rose whisky flavour, just in time to celebrate your dad.

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Gelato Science

Why Our Jersey Milk Is More Yellow Than Regular Milk

August 22, 2019

Learn more about our Jersey Milk and what makes it a striking buttery, yellow colour

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Gelato Science

How We Came Up With Super Dulce De Leche

August 16, 2019

Welcome the newest edition to our caramel flavour family, available in all stores.

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Gelato Science

Learn How To Cut The Golden 8 Cake

August 14, 2019

Our Golden 8 globe is one of our most eye catching cakes, but cutting it is quite an art. Learn the tricks of the trade, after watching our demo video.

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: The San Telmo Group

August 9, 2019

The Argentinian clan are bringing their charcoal parilla and asado BBQ's to Sydney for our first South American Messina Eats.

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Gelato Science

Learn About What Our Cows Are Grazing On This Winter

August 9, 2019

Our cows are grass fed all year round, but the pasture changes seasonally which can alter the flavour and colour of the milk.

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Events

Messina App Unwrapped: August

August 5, 2019

We're giving Messina App users the chance to claim a different offer each week this August.

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Events

New Store - Darling Square Now Open

August 1, 2019

Our newest Sydney store is now open in the city - come and see what's new

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Events

Sorry, Thanks & We Love you - Messina's Greatest Hits

July 29, 2019

A massive heartfelt thanks to everyone who came to our first ever weekend of MESSINA’S GREATEST HITS at Rosebery and Fitzroy.

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Events

The Curated Plate Food Fair

July 29, 2019

We're coming to the Sunshine Coast for the very first time! We'll be at the Food Fair as part of The Curated Plate from 9-11 August

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Gelato Science

Our Fitzroy store has had a makeover

July 26, 2019

One of our original 4 stores has had a bit of a spruce up - here's what's new

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Events

Messina's Greatest Hits - the full list is here!

July 25, 2019

The wait is over - we're finally ready to release all 40 flavours which will be making an appearance at our Messina's Greatest Hits weekend

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Events

The Gelato Jeepney is making its final stop at Brisbane Night Noodle Markets!

July 10, 2019

Our Filipino desserts are finally making their way to the Brisbane Night Noodle Markets

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Events

Messina's Greatest Hits - 27 & 28th July

July 9, 2019

Our top 40 specials flavours are taking over our cabinets for one weekend only - Messina's Greatest Hits, all in one hit

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