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How does a mushroom farmer
become a guy who produces
gelato and sorbetto?


Funny you should ask! Matt Madison’s entrepreneur story started 25 years ago on his beautiful farm in Adam’s County, Ohio where he grew gourmet shiitake mushrooms, along with other specialty produce. His passion for food was shared by the restaurant chefs who purchased the produce that he toted every day to Cincinnati, Ohio in his white GMC truck.


      A few pop-up tents and farmers markets later, he was sharing his foodie love with Cincinnatians at his specialty food markets in Glendale, Ohio and Historic Findlay Market in Over-the-Rhine. Somewhere along this path, he started making delicious gelato creations, which turned into a business. Poking fun at his very non-Italian name, he decided to called it Madisono’s (say it with some Italian flair!). Matt has maintained his relationships with restaurant entrepreneurs, helping  create flavors and combinations for discerning chefs. That is how Madisono’s became
Cincinnati’s first gelato and sorbet company. We hope that you enjoy the creative experience as much as we do!

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