Industry News | May 30, 2017

16 Handles Introduces Ice Cream

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On June 1, 16 Handles is kicking off summer by offering ice cream in two delicious flavors—Dutch Chocolate and Classic Vanilla.

The frozen dessert shop, traditionally known and beloved for its frozen yogurt, is expanding its offerings to include ice cream for the very first time, only for a limited time.

“16 Handles has always been about variety - we have something for everyone,” says CEO and founder, Solomon Choi. “This summer, by expanding our frozen dessert options to include ice cream, we’re letting customers flaunt their flavor in a whole new way. Nowhere else can you customize your dessert with as many options as you can at 16 Handles.”

Handcrafted with six simple ingredients, the new soft serve ice cream flavors, Dutch Chocolate and Classic Vanilla, are bound to delight. To celebrate, the brand is unleashing a 17th “twist” handle for the summer of ‘17, allowing customers to combine the two ice cream flavors for the ultimate summer treat.

It’s the summer of ice cream! Celebrate with ice cream your way, only at 16 Handles.

Try one of these combinations to create the ultimate frozen treat:

Classic Vanilla Sundae: Classic Vanilla Ice Cream paired with Hot Fudge, Nuts, Chopped Bananas, Whipped Cream

Dutch Chocolate Indulgence: Dutch Chocolate Ice Cream paired with Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Sauce, Chocolate Cookie Crunch, Strawberries

Chocolate & Vanilla Twist: Mini Black & White Cookies, Chocolate Chips, Yogurt Chips

Founded in 2008, 16 Handles is New York City’s first self-serve frozen yogurt shop and is currently the number one frozen yogurt business in the city. It has since grown to 40 locations across six states, and is now expanding internationally. 16 Handles sets itself apart with unique store design, innovative marketing, artisan flavors, and over 50 toppings to choose from, including your favorite candy, fresh fruit, sauces, and more. They highlight individuality and customization, encouraging fans to “flaunt their flavor” both in their cups and their lives. Committed to sustainability, 16 Handles uses biodegradable packaging and spoons and the brand plants 16 trees per day through a partnership with Trees for the Future.

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