Industry News | August 7, 2015

Menchie's Opens First Airport Location

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Menchie’s, the friendliest place on earth with a mission to make every guest smile, has opened its newest store in San Jose, California, in Terminal B of the Mineta San Jose International Airport. Offering high-quality, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt, Menchie’s is sure to tempt the taste buds of any traveler.

Menchie’s celebrates the grand opening of its first airport location, offering servings of its best-in-class frozen yogurt to airline travelers. The new self-serve store offers an unparalleled experience that is welcoming, fun, and interactive, where guests can choose from a variety of rotating yogurt flavors and delicious toppings for unlimited combinations, ensuring happiness in every cup. This location is operated by Pacific Gateway Concessions, the leading airport concessionaire specializing in retail and food and beverage operations.

“Upon attending a Menchie’s grand opening in Honolulu, Hawaii, it was easy to see the happiness and excitement each guest had as they were given a warm welcome and freedom to sample the wide variety of flavors and toppings,” says Kenneth Howe, head of business development and marketing at Pacific Gateway Concessions. “Menchie’s unique concept of spreading smiles through delicious frozen yogurt and exceptional customer service is the perfect refresher for any traveler and is exactly the kind of experience the San Jose International Airport deserves.”

“Working with Kenneth and the entire Pacific Gateway Concessions group was a wonderful experience. It is with great joy that we have aligned future collaboration with PGC, and their leading airport concessions with retail and food and beverage operations from coast to coast,” says Amit Kleinberger, CEO of Menchie’s. “Our mutual passion for providing guests with an experience that is flawlessly fun is perfectly aligned, as both Pacific Gateway concessions and our Menchie's brand are all about the experience. We look forward to a bright future of helping travelers enjoy their time at the airport and bring smiles to many passengers.”

Menchie’s is a world leader in ensuring best-in-class products, and considers itself the ambassador of frozen yogurt quality worldwide. The company ensures that only the highest quality milk and flavors are used to make its frozen yogurt. The proprietary collection is made from the milk of “smiley” California cows, which have not been treated with artificial growth hormones (rBST). Menchie’s frozen yogurt contains live and active cultures and has received the Live and Active Culture (LAC) seal indicating its endorsement by the National Yogurt Association.  

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