Ben & Jerry’s Information:
When you step into a Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop, your experience is more than just tasting the best ice cream products around. Our shops are a ten-minute vacation, a bit of self-indulgence, a joy for the belly and soul.
Ben & Jerry’s franchisees work hard to create that oasis of ice cream euphoria. They are actively involved in their business and their communities on a day-to-day basis. Our franchisees are committed to quality, customer service and have a strong desire to give back to their communities. Backed by our strong brand and our shared commitment to operate in a socially responsible way, our franchisees have rewarding careers while making a real difference to the people in their communities.
Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc., the Vermont-based manufacturer of ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbet, was founded in 1978 in a renovated gas station in Burlington, Vermont, by childhood friends Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield. Ben and Jerry’s products are distributed nationwide and in selected foreign countries in supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores, franchised Ben & Jerry’s scoop shops, restaurants, and other venues. Ben & Jerry’s, a wholly-owned autonomous subsidiary of Unilever, operates its business on a three-part mission statement emphasizing product quality, economic reward and a commitment to the community.