Our Story

1916 – Nelson family starts a dairy company out of Royersford. Cows grazed where Route 422 runs today.

1935 – The first Nelson’s Ice Cream is made in Royersford.

1950 – Due to the country’s obsession with ice cream, consumption increased to more then 20 quarts per person per year.

2008 – Nelson’s Ice Cream launches their first website.

2014 – Nelson’s Ice Cream becomes Nelson’s Creamery with new ownership and starts looking at ways to serve more customers.

2018 – Nelson’s Creamery develops new flavors and starts preparing for re-branding their ice cream.

2019 – Nelson’s Creamery launches new flavors, containers and design. The same great ice cream now has a great new look!

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