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The staff at Food & Wine magazine knows a thing or two about, well, food and wine. This summer, they set out to determine the best ice cream brands in each state.

They didn’t always go with the expected picks, either. “At the very least, let’s hope it inspires you to get out there and try something new,” they said in the story.

Food & Wine picked Moomers Ice Cream in Traverse City for Michigan’s top brand.

“Going to the source for the best ice cream in the state has been a tradition for visitors to the Traverse City region since the late 1990s, when the Plummer family opened Moomers Ice Cream on their idyllic dairy farm,” they said in the story. “As you might expect in a town that calls itself the Cherry Capital of the World, you’ll find the ice cream makers here doing some great work with Michigan’s most iconic summer crop…”

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