Mystery Solved: Cherry Garcia Greek Froyo Has Less Protein Because It Has More Delicious Fat

Mystery Solved: Cherry Garcia Greek Froyo Has Less Protein Because It Has More Delicious Fat

Yesterday, we compared the nutrition information of two different versions of frozen yogurt from Ben & Jerry’s and found something kind of strange. Even though promoters of Greek yogurt usually brag about its higher protein content, that isn’t the case with the frozen version. Ben & Jerry’s got back to us, and now we have the answer. [More]

Why Does Ben & Jerry’s Greek Frozen Yogurt Have Less Protein?

Why Does Ben & Jerry’s Greek Frozen Yogurt Have Less Protein?

While perusing junk food blogs, which is a requirement of this job, we came across an interesting fact in an otherwise edifying review of a new product from Ben & Jerry’s, Cherry Garcia-flavored Greek frozen yogurt. This is not to be confused with the company’s regular frozen yogurt in the Cherry Garcia flavor, which also exists. The thing is…why does one have a lot more protein than the other? [More]

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day Coming April 8, 2014

If you’re in the mood for free ice cream and long lines, mark your calendar: free cone day at Ben & Jerry’s is coming in less than a month. Mark your calendars for April 8. All of the snow might even have melted near company headquarters in Vermont by then. [Ben & Jerry's]

Ben & Jerry’s Stores Ditching Ye Olde Happy Soda Shoppe Design With Upscale Remodel

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Perhaps your face has been half-buried in a pint of Chunky Monkey for so long that you didn’t even realize that Ben & Jerry’s stores sort of resemble Ye Olde Soda Shoppe gone cheesy — bright colors, checkered floors, and cheerful colors all summoning up the image of, well, a children’s playground. That’s how the brand director tells it, and is the main reason behind a new remodel that will seek to sleekify Ben & Jerry’s retail shops instead of peddle ice cream with cartoons and cows. [More]

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You’ll Need A Very Large Freezer Or Fast Getaway Car If You Plan On Stealing $1K In Ice Cream

Not everyone can be George Clooney and Brad Pitt in Ocean’s 11-37. But just because you’re not wearing a slick suit, with just the right amount of gray dappling your furrowed, handsome brow doesn’t mean you can’t plan at least a little bit ahead. Like maybe some kind of cooling device to keep all that pilfered ice cream from melting? But hey, people do bad things and it’s a lot easier if they get caught hilariously than not caught at all.
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Ben & Jerry’s Pledges To Stop Using Genetically Modified Ingredients

I scream, you scream, we all scream for non-genetically modified ingredients in our ice cream? Whether you’ve been screaming for a change or not, Ben & Jerry’s says it’ll remove all genetically-modified organisms from its list of ingredients in the company’s ice cream products by the end of the year. [More]

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Ben & Jerry’s Brings Complaining Customers To The Factory To Talk It Out Over Ice Cream

Complain to most food companies and maybe you’ll get an apology or a coupon. But Ben & Jerry’s recently decided it wanted to meet face-to-face with some unhappy customers, so why not just bus them up to the factory for the day? [More]

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Suing Ben & Cherry's Pornos Because, Well, Duh

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Suing Ben & Cherry's Pornos Because, Well, Duh

Perhaps some companies might not mind sharing similar names with a porno series, but when you’re America’s ice cream sweethearts, that’s just not gonna fly. Ben & Jerry’s ice cream is suing the company behind “Ben & Cherry’s” X-rated DVDS for besmirching its reputation with its “hardcore pornographic” fare. [More]

Ben & Jerry's Apologizes For Fortune Cookie "Taste the Lin-sanity" Frozen Yogurt

Ben & Jerry's Apologizes For Fortune Cookie "Taste the Lin-sanity" Frozen Yogurt

Journalists aren’t the only ones finding it difficult to deal with the success of New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin. Ben & Jerry’s released a limited edition frozen yogurt dubbed “Taste the Lin-sanity” at a store in the Boston area, flavored with crumbled fortune cookies and lychee honey. Customers complained about the culturally insensitive choice of ingredients and quality of the product, and the company responded by pulling the flavor and apologizing. [More]

Some Supermarkets Don't Want To Touch Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls

Some Supermarkets Don't Want To Touch Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls

Back when Ben & Jerry’s announced its new Schweddy Balls flavor of ice cream, you might have guessed that some stores might balk at selling the product. And if so, then your prediction was spot-on. [More]

American Family Association Doesn't Want You To Taste Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls

American Family Association Doesn't Want You To Taste Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls

The inaccurately named American Family Association — those not-at-all-absolutely-insane people who boycott stores for not associating Jesus’ birthday with deep discounts — has a special “project” called One Million Moms, which is apparently the number of mothers the AFA would want us to believe are truly upset about Ben & Jerry’s Schweddy Balls flavor of ice cream. [More]

Ben & Jerry's Introduces "Schweddy Balls" Flavor Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry's Introduces "Schweddy Balls" Flavor Ice Cream

Don’t know about you, but when we think about holiday treats, our minds veer toward a special snack created by Pete Schweddy, owner of Seasons Eatings. Apparently, the folks at Ben & Jerry’s have heard about this delectable delight too and are introducing a Schweddy Balls flavor of ice cream. [More]

Caption This Cherry Garcia Frozen In A Chunk Of Ice

Caption This Cherry Garcia Frozen In A Chunk Of Ice

Anthropologists from the future were amazed to find perfectly preserved in a chunk of ice a carton of “ice cream” offering amazing clues to the secrets of a long-lost civilization. Apparently it was one where people who started out as countercultural antimaterialist icons could years later be used to market the products of multinational conglomerate, the all-powerful and feared “Unilever.” Such wonders to behold! [More]

Ben & Jerry's Dropping "All Natural" From Labels

Ben & Jerry's Dropping "All Natural" From Labels

After the Center for Science in the Public Interest complained last month that “all natural” doesn’t include things like alkalized cocoa and hydrogenated oil, Ben & Jerry’s announced yesterday that it will stop using the phrase on its ice cream cartons. [More]

Target Has The Right Sticker But The Wrong Ice Cream

Target Has The Right Sticker But The Wrong Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry’s is offering some Target-exclusive ice cream flavors — Berry Voluntary and Brownie Chew Gooder — that charitable volunteers can purchase for free with special coupons. [More]

Tomorrow is Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day… and Tax Day

Tomorrow is Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day… and Tax Day

Tomorrow is Free Cone Day at all participating Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream shops.

Free Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream On Tax Day, April 17th

Free Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream On Tax Day, April 17th

Tax Day is April 17th, but don’t be depressed. It’s also free cone day at Ben & Jerry’s. From 12pm to 8pm, at all participating Ben & Jerry’s, you, yes you, can be the recipient of free ice cream.

Ben and Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Day, Sort Of

Ben and Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Day, Sort Of

The free ice cream at Ben and Jerry’s today until 8pm, celebrating 28 years of having your ideology and eating it too, is only as free as they want to be. Doug writes: