Industry News | February 10, 2014

Baskin Packaged Ice Cream to be Available in Retailers

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Baskin-Robbins, one of the world’s largest chains of ice cream specialty shops, and Boardwalk Frozen Treats, the sales, marketing, and distribution partner for Baskin-Robbins ice cream and frozen treats sold in grocery stores in the U.S., announced a partnership to bring a range of packaged ice cream and ice cream bars to the shelves of major retailers across the U.S. this spring. The new frozen treats will feature a range of classic ice cream favorites from Baskin-Robbins’ extensive flavor library, along with several flavors of ice cream bars.

 

“We are excited to partner with Boardwalk Frozen Treats, whose leaders have extensive consumer packaged goods and ice cream experience, to bring our world famous ice cream to major grocery retailers with the launch of our new Baskin-Robbins packaged ice cream and ice cream bars,” says John Fassak, vice president of business development for Dunkin’ Brands. “Soon, consumers will be able to enjoy Baskin-Robbins’ delicious flavors at home, even if they can’t make it to one of our more than 2,450 ice cream shops across the U.S.”

 

The new Baskin-Robbins 14oz ice cream packages will be available in sixteen flavors, including classics like Pralines 'n Cream, Mint Chocolate Chip, Cookies 'n Cream, Jamoca Almond Fudge, Gold Medal Ribbon, Butter Pecan, Very Berry Strawberry, Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter 'n Chocolate, Nutty Coconut, and Rocky Road, as well as rotating seasonal varieties such as Baseball Nut and Strawberry Shortcake. The brand’s ice cream bars will be available in classic Baskin-Robbins flavors such as Jamoca, Mint and World Class Chocolate.

 

“Baskin-Robbins is one of the world’s premier ice cream brands with broad brand awareness, so we’re thrilled to be the sales, marketing and distribution partner for the brand’s range of frozen treats to be sold in grocery stores,” says Tom Delaplane, CEO of Boardwalk Frozen Treats. “We look forward to introducing Baskin-Robbins to even more ice cream lovers and giving the brand’s fans another delicious way to enjoy its wide range of ice cream flavors.”