Friday, September 29, 2017

Loving Cup Opens in the Marina/Cow Hollow, San Francisco





Fro-yo girl here. The old Pacific Puffs location on Union Street is the home of the fourth location of Loving Cup, the SF based rice pudding and hand churned froyo specialist. They opened on July 29, 2017. The new location is directly across the street from Michaelis Wine & Spirit, which also sells frozen yogurt. It’s interesting that years ago, Union Street Coffee Roastery had froyo too, so three of the four shops on the corner of Union and Fillmore had froyo at one point in time.

Each cup of froyo is hand churned to order with the customer’s choice of mix ins to create a truly custom flavor. First you choose the base (vanilla, chocolate or vegan) and pick your mix ins (fruit, candy, sauces, almond butter, peanut butter, cookies, Nutella, sprinkles, nuts, cookie dough) or opt for one of their preselected favorite combinations (e.g., Brian Boitano, Dirty Hipster, The Dude Abides). The frozen yogurt is all natural, probiotic and nonfat. It’s made with grassfed milk. The vegan base is made with bananas. The machine combines your frozen yogurt with your mix ins.

Prices: Small $4/ Medium $5/ Large $6/ Pint $8, add a cone or waffle bowl for $1.25. The first mix-in is free, extras are 75 cents each. The cones and bowls looked housemade.

The shop is cute and small with white tiles and benches by the window. It’s a to go/takeaway kind of place. They no longer have the paper loyalty cards but they still do have a loyalty program. Most people seem to go there for froyo, but they also have their rice puddings.

If you’re a flavorista, submit your favorite froyo flavor creation on Instagram, @lovingcupsf #MyLovingCup. A new winner will be chosen every month and every time someone orders your flavor from the Union Street location, you’ll get 50 cents.

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

* LOVING CUP: 2201 Union St., San Francisco, CA 94123

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Lawsuits and Silence at Forever Yogurt


Fro-yo girl here. Forever Yogurt has gone quiet. Their last Facebook page post to their main Facebook account was on July 14, 2017 and that page still has a header for the June-July flavors. It’s now late September, over two months later. The last post to their main Instagram account, @foreveryogurt, was on July 17, 2016. The last tweet was on July 14, 2017 but the tweets were just a feed of Facebook posts.

The website is still up. Clicking on News and Events redirects the visitor to a list of their locations. The website lists 26 locations, including international locations in India, China and Panama.

The last news release was on January 31, 2017, for National Frozen Yogurt Day. They were quite vocal in 2014-2015. 


The company has a long history of legal woes. In 2016, an investor sued Forever Yogurt for money he claimed they owed him and two Bee & Tea locations closed while still owing employees their paychecks. As early as 2014, Forever Yogurt was sued for failing to pay rent and for failing to pay for the billboards that they rented. There was another lawsuit in New York filed in 2014

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Love Berry at Stonestown Galleria, San Francisco, Closes



Fro-yo girl here. Love Berry inside Stonestown Galleria wasn’t the first place to carry tart froyo in San Francisco (that was Yogurt Bar) but it was one of the earliest. They started offering tart frozen yogurt back in late 2007. It wasn’t a great froyo shop but the location did provide them with a steady stream of customers. And they did outlast Yoppi Yogurt's Stonestown Galleria location, the first wave of tart froyo shops and most of the shops at Stonestown Galleria.

With Love Berry’s closing, Stonestown Galleria no longer has a shop that serves frozen yogurt. Now there are multiple places for milk tea and juice. And you can get ice cream sandwiches at CREAM.

The Love Berry space is behind scaffolding. I’m not sure what will replace it.

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

* LOVE BERRY: 400 Winston Dr., San Francisco, CA 94132

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Monday, September 25, 2017

IFYA Launches the First National Frozen Yogurt Shop Owner Survey



Fro-yo girl here. The International Frozen Yogurt Association is sponsoring the First National (US) Frozen Yogurt Shop Owner Survey. The survey asks about shop performance, satisfaction with suppliers, operational practices, management, etc. 

Shop Owners Who Take the Survey Can Find Out How Their Shop Compares


The First National Frozen Yogurt Shop Owner Survey is open to anyone who owns a business that serves frozen yogurt in the US. To see the survey results, owners need to take the survey. The results will help owners better understand how their shop compares to other shops.

The anonymous survey takes about 7 minutes to complete, http://tinyurl.com/nationalfroyoshopsurvey

The survey closes on October 18, 2017.

Non-Shop Owners Can Share the Survey URL to See the Survey Results


Suppliers and others who are interested in the results but do not own a foodservice business that serves frozen yogurt can receive the survey results by sharing the IFYA's pinned Facebook post.

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Spread Mediterranean Kitchen Adds Baklava Topping to Froyo




Fro-yo girl here. When Spread Mediterranean Kitchen opened in downtown LA last year, I was very excited because of their menu and their housemade Greek froyo with interesting toppings. There’s one flavor, plain (the best flavor). The toppings included beet salt & citrus powder, chai halva crumble, or harissa dry spice & pita chip.

I’ve visited Spread multiple times since it opened. I really enjoy the food and the froyo. I also enjoy the ambiance/décor. The food is high quality and very flavorful but served in a casual (no waiter) setting. I think their falafel might be my favorite, served on top of their creamy hummus. It’s full of herbs with a light crunch outside. Their frozen yogurt is a bit icy but refreshing, not as sweet and less processed tasting. The toppings have changed over time. They added baklava (replacing the halva) but when I asked about it, they said they didn’t have any. So disappointing – but I am craving more falafel and the citrus zest froyo topping is so good.

* SPREAD MEDITERRANEAN KITCHEN: 334 S Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90034

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Yogofina Elmwood in Berkeley, CA Closes


Fro-yo girl here. My froyo tipster reports that Yogofina Elmwood (Berkeley, CA) is now permanently closed. There’s a for lease sign in the window.

The shop first opened in September 2016. There were only four reviews on Yelp and three of the reviewers rated it 1 star, the other rated it 2 stars. People complained that the yogurt was too sweet and artificial tasting.

* YOGOFINA: 2911 College Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Yogurtland Tests Drinks at Huntington Beach Location




Fro-yo girl here. Yogurtland Edinger in Huntington Beach, CA is currently testing Yogurtland flavor to go, two new beverages: Frozen Brew Coffee and Vanilla Shake. It’s the only location that has these new drinks. Neither contains yogurt.

Frozen Brew Coffee and Vanilla Shake are self-serve. Ask for plastic sample cups. The fun thing about the new drinks is that you can combine them and top them with whatever you’d like from the Yogurtland toppings bar for a flat rate of $2.49. They’re dispensed from the same machines that the yogurt comes out of but they’ve adjusted the settings.

* Frozen Brew Coffee: It’s pretty strong and not too sweet with tiny bits of ice. I love a good strong coffee flavor, so I was a fan. This flavor has milk, cream and sugar.

* Vanilla Shake: This was sweet, creamy and soft. The flavor seemed very mild to me, maybe a little plain but you can add candy, nuts, syrups, etc. to customize the flavor.

I combined ¾ Frozen Brew Coffee with ¼ Vanilla Shake, to maintain a strong coffee flavor but add a bit of sweetness and creaminess. I was ready to top it with whipped cream, which the store normally has, but they were out of it during my visit. I added crushed Butterfingers on top for my custom Java Shake. It was really good and better than what you’d get elsewhere because you can customize it to your liking. Also, I love coffee drinks.

The test period might end as soon as the end of this month, so if you want to try to create your own shake, hurry to Yogurtland Edinger.

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

* YOGURTLAND EDINGER: 7598 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Monday, September 18, 2017

New Yogurtland Hope Froyo Flavor, Perfectly Roasted Pistachio Almond


Fro-yo girl here. Yogurtland has introduced the last of the new Hope flavors, Perfectly Roasted Pistachio Almond (No Sugar Added) frozen yogurt. This lowfat flavor is made with real almonds and pistachios. Yogurtland describes the flavor as paying “tribute to the pistachio, which is very popular in desserts from Italy. Real roasted pistachio butter and roasted almonds give a rich flavor with a very light cherry background note.”

* Perfectly Roasted Pistachio Almond: I tasted the pistachio first, and then the almond. The flavor was creamy, smooth and not too sweet. Recommended toppings: Chocolate covered sunflower seeds, chocolate chips, granola

Perfectly Roasted Pistachio Almond frozen yogurt is available for a limited time only, while supplies last.

Remember to pick up your donation Hope cup for $1. The donations will go to three charities, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Exodus Cry and Rescuing Lives. There’s still plenty of time to spread hope.

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Wanderlust Creamery Introduces Greek Frozen Yogurt Flavor (For the First Time)




Fro-yo girl here. I couldn’t believe it when I saw that Wanderlust Creamery, one of my favorite ice cream scoop shops, had made a Greek Yogurt with Pomegranate-Rose Jam ice cream. It’s one of their new September flavors. I think it’s the first Greek yogurt flavor they’ve had? There was a Yuzu Yogurt Charcoal Sorbet before, but that was made with yogurt soda.

* Yogurt + Pomegranate-Rose Petal Jam ice cream (frozen yogurt): It’s Greek yogurt ice cream, swirled with a jam of whole pomegranate seeds & Greek style rose petal confiture. The yogurt base is creamy, smooth, dense, rich and luxurious (it must be full fat). I could see bits of rose petals. The pomegranate seeds added some crunch though some bits were very hard. Flavorwise, I loved it – it tasted like extra tangy rose yogurt. The pomegranate probably makes it extra tangy.

When I visited the shop, they didn’t have any Yogurt + Pomegranate-Rose Jam left in the case. They get their pomegranates from Florida and Hurricane Irma disrupted their supply. It’s unclear when they’ll be able to make this flavor again.

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

* WANDERLUST CREAMERY ATWATER VILLAGE: 3134 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles (Atwater Village) 90039

* WANDERLUST CREAMERY TARZANA: 18511 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana, CA 91356

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.


Thursday, September 14, 2017

Target Closes Freshii Locations In Southern California


Fro-yo girl here. Freshii opened inside several Los Angeles/Southern California Target locations back in mid-2016. On my last visit to Target in Old Town Pasadena, I noticed that Freshii looked permanently closed. They turned off the flatscreen monitors, removed the snacks, and removed much of the equipment. I asked a Target employee about it and he said that Freshii didn’t do as well as they had hoped, so Target closed all the Freshii locations in the area.

Those locations include:

· Brea

· Culver City

· Irvine (2 locations)

· Pasadena

· Valencia

· West Hollywood

· Woodland Hills

I didn’t call all the locations and verify that the Freshii was closed, but a few of these locations have already been reported as closed on Yelp. I did go to Freshii inside the Target in Pasadena once and I found out that they changed their frozen yogurt. They used to offer plain tart frozen yogurt but they changed to a sweet vanilla frozen yogurt. To be honest, their frozen yogurt has never been good or even average. It also annoyed me that they only offered one size (huge) when I was looking for a snack. The service that I received at Freshii inside Target was poor and the food took forever even though they weren’t busy at all and they didn’t have to cook anything to get my order ready. The Air Canada Freshii deal makes sense for them because people on airplanes don’t have much choice in terms of what they eat (captive audience), so they might even be hungry enough to eat Freshii.

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

* FRESHII at TARGET: 777 Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Sugarfina Bear-y Smoothie Gummy Bears Review




Fro-yo girl here. I’ve had yogurt gummy candies before but not these Bear-y Smoothie ones that I found at Sugarfina. These are imported from Germany and sold for $2.50 for a 1 oz bag of $7.50 for a 3 oz clear candy cube. Each bear is about 1 inch in length. It’s made with skim milk yogurt powder. There were three flavors in the package.

The candy is described as, “Sweet berry juice is blended with creamy frozen yogurt in these bear-shaped, berrylicious bites. Soft and fluffy, these fruity gummy bears have the fresh taste of a delicious berry smoothie.”

Pale purple: Quite tangy and fruity, plus a little creamy. The texture is soft, spongy and chewy. It’s tangier than I expected though there isn’t much yogurt flavor. It might be blackcurrant.

Cream colored: Also tangy and creamy though it doesn’t taste like yogurt, it tastes like lemon

Pink: Tastes like a tangy cherry flavor but creamier.

Ingredients:

Glucose syrup, sugar, fructose, gelatin, skim milk yogurt powder, citric acid, lactic acid, lemon juice concentrate, sorbitol, pectin, natural flavors, natural colors (spirulina, black currant, carrot), acerola fruit powder, palm kernel oil, beeswax, carnauba wax

These are tasty gummy bears.

4 out of 5 starts.

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Share Your Thoughts About Frozen Yogurt for a Chance to Win Prizes


Fro-yo girl here. There's still time to be part of the first National (US) Frozen Yogurt Consumer Survey before time runs out. The survey closes on September 20, 2017.


Complete the Frozen Yogurt Survey for a Chance to Win Froyo Gift Cards


The International Frozen Yogurt Association is conducting the National Frozen Yogurt Survey to better understand the US frozen yogurt market. They would like to hear from frozen yogurt consumers across the country about their frozen yogurt consumption, attitudes and preferences. The results of the survey will be shared with frozen yogurt stores and others in the frozen yogurt industry.


There will be eight winners of $25 froyo shop gift cards.* Winners can choose a gift card from any froyo shop that sells online gift cards. The survey is open to anyone over 13 who lives in the US. Responses will remain anonymous.

For a chance to win froyo gift cards, just complete the short 5 minute survey: 
http://tinyurl.com/nationalfroyosurvey

Be sure to tell your friends and loved ones to take the National Frozen Yogurt Survey too!


Share the Survey URL to Gain Access to the Survey Results


Anyone who is interested in the survey results simply needs to share IFYA’s pinned Facebook post (https://www.facebook.com/froyoassociation/) by midnight PST on September 13, 2017, and then send a private message with an email address after sharing.

* NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited by law. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. For complete rules, see: http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/official-rules-national-frozen-yogurt-consumer-survey-sweepstakes/

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Pinkberry Introduces a New Pinkbee’s Flavor, Crème Brulee



Fro-yo girl here. Pinkberry has been on a roll lately, introducing several delicious new tart flavors and a delectable new topping, blueberry muffin pieces. Their fall flavor is Crème Brulee and it’s a Pinkbee’s mik ice cream flavor. The more decadent flavor feels right for fall.

* Crème Brulee Pinkbee’s: I could taste the caramelized sugar, which tastes different than straight caramel. I didn’t taste the rich eggy custard flavor that I associate with crème brulee though. I also tried the new topping, crème brulee candies. These were small, hard, and crunchy, sweet but with caramelized flavor. Recommended toppings: Caramelized pecans, shortbread cookies

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

Here’s the official press release:

Pinkberry Says Bonjour to New Pinkbee's Creme Brulee


The Low-Fat, Milk Ice Cream Flavor Will be Available for a Limited Time Only


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinkberry® (www.Pinkberry.com) is getting fancy with a new low-fat, milk ice cream flavor, Pinkbee's® Creme Brulee, available for a limited time Sept. 8, through Nov. 2.

The new flavor will also be featured as a combination called Creme Brulee Crunch, made with Pinkbee's Creme Brulee, topped with sweet and crunchy Creme Brulee candies.

"With fall just around the corner, Pinkberry is excited to introduce our twist on the classic French dessert, Creme Brulee; traditionally consisting of a rich custard and crispy caramelized sugar," said Melissa Hubbell, director of marketing for Pinkberry. "Pinkberry's Pinkbee's Creme Brulee is a delicious new flavor filled with sweet decadence our customers are going to love."

Pinkbee's® Creme Brulee and the Creme Brulee Crunch are available until Nov. 2, 2017.


About Pinkberry

Pinkberry® launched in Los Angeles, CA in 2005 as the original brand that reinvented frozen yogurt. Today, over a decade later, Pinkberry continues to create great tasting treats with fresh ingredients in an experience comprised of distinctive product, outstanding service and inspirational design. At Pinkberry you can taste the difference of an uncompromising commitment to quality and freshness. Most recently, Pinkberry was acquired by Scottsdale, Arizona-based Kahala Brands™, one of the fastest growing franchising companies in the world with a portfolio of 22 quick-service restaurant brands and approximately 2900 locations in 28 countries.

For more information about Pinkberry, visit www.Pinkberry.com.


For more information about Kahala Brands, visit www.KahalaBrands.com.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Tous Les Jours Blueberry Yogurt Fresh Cream Cake



Fro-yo girl here. I’ve seen blueberry yogurt cake at multiple Tous Les Jours locations. It’s three layers of plain sponge cake with thin layers of yogurt cream, one thin layer of blueberry jam, with fresh blueberries in one layer of cream and on top of the cake. You can buy the whole cake for $29 or a slice for $4.50.

The sponge cake was light and soft with a mild flavor. The yogurt cream was light, smooth and creamy; it seemed like whipped cream with a subtle yogurt flavor. Much of the flavor came from the fresh, tart blueberries. The cake was surprisingly tart because of the blueberries. The cake was pleasant, not too sweet and not too tangy. The yogurt flavor was very subtle.

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Viking Icelandic Yogurt Review


Fro-yo girl here. I was shopping at Sprouts the other day when I came across a new Icelandic yogurt called Viking Grass-Fed Icelandic Yogurt. The word “skyr” is not on the packaging but it emphasizes high protein content instead. Sprouts was selling Viking for $1.79 (regular price) and $1.59 on sale. They had four flavors: Pure, Vanilla, Cucumber Mint and Strawberry. Other flavors that I didn’t see include Coconut Crème, Blueberry. Sprouts started carrying Viking in April 2017, giving the line national distribution.

Viking is distributed by Saga Dairy of Boston, MA. The yogurt is non-GMO, nonfat and has live and active cultures. The portion sizes are bigger than average, at 6 oz per serving (vs. 5.3 oz) while the price is lower.

Like the other Icelandic yogurts, Viking uses grassfed milk, is non-GMO and lower in sugar. But I am not sure how their yogurt is Icelandic rather than Greek. The flavors aren’t Nordic and there isn’t much information about how the yogurt is produced. The founders aren’t from Iceland. I did read that they take out more whey than with Greek yogurt, so that’s why their yogurt is more Icelandic. It’s clear from the packaging and messaging that the goal is to make Icelandic yogurt more palatable for the mainstream consumer and less Nordic sounding.

* Cucumber mint:
This was the most interesting sounding flavor. The texture was thick and while smooth, it was a tad grainy. Flavor wise, it seemed quite a bit sweeter than other brands of skyr, which is a definite negative. I like skyr because it usually isn’t as sweet. Viking isn’t as sweet as traditional American yogurt though. It still has quite a bit of tang. There were tiny bits of cucumber in the yogurt. The mint flavor was not strong. While it sounds like a savory flavor, it isn’t. The yogurt coated my tongue and didn’t have a clean finish.

One serving is 6 oz, 140 calories, 0g of fat, 17g of protein and 13g of sugars.

Ingredients: Pasteurized skim milk with live active cultures, cane sugar, cucumber, fruit pectin, mint and lime juice concentrate.

Because skyr is so thick, 5.3 oz is just enough for me. I also like the more authentic messaging, sour flavor, and I don’t mind paying a bit more for quality and flavor. I probably am not the mainstream yogurt consumer though.

3.5 out of 5 stars.

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Monday, September 4, 2017

New Yogurtland Hope Froyo Flavor, Simply Sublime Pear Tart




Fro-yo girl here. Yogurtland’s Hope promotion continues with the launch of a new handcrafted, limited time flavor today, Simply Sublime Pear Tart. According to Yogurtland, “This flavor was inspired by the Asian pear from Korea – but it is anything but simple! With real Bartlett pear, this tart flavor mimics the sweet, fresh, and ripe pear flavor. This yogurt has a unique texture that will remind you of biting into a fresh juicy pear.”

Asian pears are sweet, crispy and firm. They have high water content and are very juicy. Simply Sublime Pear Tart is nonfat and made with real pear. New tart flavors are rare at Yogurtland, so I was eager to try the new flavor.

* Simply Sublime Pear Tart: It tastes just like Asian pear, which is a good thing. It’s light and sweet with little tang and no sourness. Asian pear tastes like pears, sweeter apples and maybe with a twist of lemon. Recommended toppings: pineapple, strawberries, mochi

Sublime Pear Tart is available while supplies last. The next new Hope flavor is the Pistachio Almond, on September 18.

I also spotted the new topping, chocolate covered sunflower seeds

Remember to pick up your donation Hope cup for $1. The donations will go to three charities, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Exodus Cry and Rescuing Lives.

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

New Flavors, New Cups, New Spoons and Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser at Menchie’s




Fro-yo girl here. Happy September! It’s also that time of the month when Menchie’s rolls out its new flavors. This month the new flavors are Chip’s Chocolate and Salted Maple Pecan.

Chip’s Chocolate: It’s made with real Ghirardelli chocolate and has not artificial colors, artificial flavors or high fructose corn syrup. It’s a rich chocolate flavor. Recommended toppings: Andes Mints, mini Hershey’s Kisses, brownies

Salted Maple Pecan: It’s made with real pecans, real maple syrup and real sea salt with no artificial colors and no high fructose corn syrup. It tasted like maple pecan frosting. The salt was subtle. Recommended toppings: Walnuts, graham cracker crumbs, Cool Whip, Butterfinger

There’s also a new promotion this month for Skylanders: Imaginators. Menchie’s has new Skylanders limited time cup design and Kaos spoons. I’ve never heard of Skylanders but it’s a video game for Nintendo, PlayStation, Wii and Xbox. The cup features two characters and the Kaos spoon is dark blue. Kaos is described as an evil Portal Master.

Also, Menchie’s is having a special fundraiser for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Menchie’s will donate 10% of their sales to The American Red Cross on September 9, to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. So, visit Menchie’s on 9/9, fill up your froyo cup and help spread smiles to others at the same time.

You know you love me. X0 X0, fro-yo girl.

Looking for more frozen yogurt news, discussion boards, and resources? Check out the International Frozen Yogurt Association website at http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/. The IFYA is the independent voice of the frozen yogurt industry.