The much-loved '99' is under threat ahead of the summer
The much-loved 99 ice cream is facing an uncertain future ahead of the summer due to a global shortage of Cadbury's chocolate flakes.
This has been revealed by Dublin-based firm Teddy's Ice Cream.
Speaking on RTÉ’s Today with Claire Byrne programme, Yasmin Khan, co-owner of company, highlighted 'a worldwide shortage' of flakes because not enough of them were being produced.
Ms. Khan said that by mid-July "it will be tough to get 99s."
She said they first became aware of the impending shortage at the beginning of April when her firm received a call from Mondelez, owners of Cadbury, warning them in advance.