Coolit Ice is the foremost supplier of the purest quality ice in the North Island of New Zealand. Our ice is made from potable “Aa” grade Manukau water further filtered and ozonated to ensure quality and reliability. Our mission statement is…
To deliver the purest quality ice to meet the demand and expectations of our customers in full and on time every time – all the time!
Your Supplier NZ Owned
From retail and manufacturing to the individual public, Coolit Ice is the supplier of choice for ice. We have:
Largest up to date ice plant in New Zealand
State of the art storage facilities and specialized trucks – for quick turnaround in peak times.
Unrivalled expertise – over 30 years.
Highest Food Safety Program accreditations – meets tough conditions by the food industry, audited FSP, MPI registered
Ultra reliable service to take care of customers every need every time/all year round.
Maximum purity – with filters and ozone sanitising
Full automation – no physical contact – no contamination.
Long term commitment to customer service and technology.
Note: Ozone is a naturally occurring gas that is commercially produced by passing air through an electric spark.
Services We Provide
Party Ice in convenient pack of 3kg or 10.5 kg
Salted flake ice in 5 kg or 10 kg bag
Bulk packed to specification for industrial and manufacturing tube fresh ice & salt flake ice
Delivery in the North Island
Customer Contact Centre
Freezers for retail outlets (subject to availability)
Start of Coolit Ice from premises in Khyber Pass Road
The plant was relocated to its present site at 115 Harris Road, East Tamaki.
The plant underwent its first major upgrade with the automation of the ice manufacturing/handling and bagging. Production capacity was upgraded to 10 tonnes/day. Constant & ongoing upgrades sees the Harris Road Plant as being the largest and most up-to-date Packaged Ice Plant in New Zealand.
Changed the refrigerant that completes the freezing process from CFC compounds to Ammonia. This change in direction was the result of the company’s commitment to protect our environment.
In our quest to be more environmentally friendly, we now use ozone to sanitize our water.
Installation of most up-to-date ice machine from USA, the Vogt P31AL Tube Ice Machine – capable of producing 50 tonnes/day (14,000 standard 3.5kg bags in 24-hour period).
Implement unique numbering of our bagged ice for full tracking of ice from manufacturing to sales.
Installation of four Salted Flake Ice Machines capable of producing 25 tonnes/day. Vogt Automated systems – automatic bagging systems.
60,000 bags storage capacities
16,000 bags or 48 tonnes production capacity per 24 hours
Over 1500 retail freezers/ice cabinets that can hold anything from 20 bags up to 300 bags (about a tonne) of ice
Fleet of over 25 specialised trucks to deliver ambient frozen ice
We have more than 1,500 customers, comprising of high profile manufacturing and retail sector entities.