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Papa Diddi's: Celebrating 9 Years of Sweet Success

In a world filled with so many uncertain things, one thing has remained constant for nine sweet years - Papa Diddi's Handcrafted Ice Cream. As the beloved ice cream brand celebrates its anniversary, it's not just another year passing by; it's a testament to the enduring legacy of a humble dream that began on the same day as the real Papa Diddi's birthday.

Founded on March 11th, 2015, by the visionary entrepreneur, Paul P. Perez as a way of honouring his dad, a well loved lawyer who made homemade ice cream for his six children, Papa Diddi's has become synonymous with delectable treats and heartwarming memories. From its modest beginnings in a quaint corner of the neighbourhood in Maginhawa Street in Quezon City, the journey of Papa Diddi's has been nothing short of inspiring.

Reflecting on the milestone, Perez expressed gratitude for the unwavering support of loyal patrons and the dedication of the Papa Diddi's team. "It's been an incredible journey filled with countless scoops of joy and endless smiles. Of course we had challenges, like the pandemic, we always bounced back, with better flavours and a more resilient team" remarked Perez.

What sets Papa Diddi's apart is not just its array of handcrafted and homegrown flavours but also the sense of community it fosters. Beyond being a mere ice cream parlour, it has become a cherished gathering spot where families and friends come together to celebrate life's moments, big and small. Whether it's a child's first taste of ice cream or a couple sharing a cone on a romantic evening stroll, Papa Diddi's has been witness to countless stories of love and happiness. As a matter of fact, Papa Diddi's has set up pop ups scooping stations to a number wedding celebrations as these couples had made Papa Diddi's one of their regular stops when they were dating.

Over the years, Papa Diddi's has continually evolved, introducing innovative flavours that delight taste buds and keep patrons coming back for more. From classic favourites like Tres Leches, Cheese Closed and Toasted Forbidden Rice, to its chocolate lineup of Malagos Dark Choco and Choco Lovin to unique creations like Mango Ginger, Davao Meets Bicol, Salted Yema, there's something to suit every palate.

Papa Diddi's founder, Paul P. Perez in March 2015 first branch in Maginhawa in Quezon City. Photo by When In Manila

In addition to delighting customers with its delectable treats, Papa Diddi's has also remained committed to giving back to the community. Through various initiatives, including fundraisers and free products for schools kids and medical doctors during the pandemic, the establishment has made a positive impact on the lives of many, embodying the spirit of compassion and generosity.

As Papa Diddi's marks its ninth anniversary, the celebration is not just about looking back on past accomplishments but also looking forward to the future with anticipation and excitement. With plans for expansion and continued innovation, the next chapter promises even more sweetness and delight for patrons old and new.

So here's to nine years of Papa Diddi's - nine years of scoops, smiles, and unforgettable memories. As we raise our cones in celebration, let us toast to the enduring legacy of a beloved institution and the countless moments of joy it has brought into our lives.

As we celebrate our anniversary, we raise our cones to say: Looking forward to many more years of sweet success!

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