Rita's Italian Ice

Rita's Italian Ice

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Rita's Hauls In $575,000 for Alex's Lemonade Stand

2010-07-19 Four-week fundraising program sold paper lemons for $1 each; total haul is most the chain has done in five years of participation.

A Super Sweet Deal for Rita's Italian Ice and its Fans

2010-05-20 Rita's joined up with Just Born's PEEPS Marshmallow Candies to create a new flavor of Italian ice, which led to a huge spike in Rita's Facebook fan page numbers.

Rita's Introduces A New Store And A New Flavor

2010-02-08 On Valentine's Day, New York City will open its first Rita's Italian Ice, and the new store location will also debut Rita's newest flavor: Chocolate Chocolate Chip.

San Antonio Open for Franchises, Says Rita's

2009-10-14 Three locations to be open in Texas by end of year, with 20 more agreements in development.

Rita's Hands Out 25th Anniversary Gifts

2009-08-21 Italian Ice concept gives away $25,000, trip to Mexico.

Rita's Raises More Than $400,000 for Charity

2009-08-11 June fundraiser raises $451,000 for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer.

Rita's Rolls Out Swedish Fish Italian Ice

2009-07-31 New flavor now available systemwide.

Rita's Announces 'Mystery Ice' Flavor

2009-04-28 The winner, chosen from nearly 30,000 entries, will receive free Rita's Italian Ice for one year.

Texas Welcomes Rita's

2008-12-19 Three stores are set to open in the suburbs of Dallas.

Rita's Opens 500th Store

2007-11-08 Since Rudolph took the company helm in 2005, Rita’s has seen unprecedented growth--33 stores in 2005; 68 in 2006; and 86 to date in 2007.