1. Cold Stones Creamery
Cold Stone Creamery is an American-based ice cream parlor chain. All ice cream creations are offered in four sizes: Kid’s size (3 oz (85 g)), “Like It” (5 oz (140 g)), “Love It” (8 oz (230 g)), and “Gotta Have It” (12 oz (340 g)). Also offered are milkshakes and smoothies, among them the Cold Stone PB&C; its large size was designated by Men’s Health Magazine as the most unhealthy drink in the USA for two consecutive years.
2. Rita’s Italian Ice
Rita’s Italian Ice, also known as Rita’s Water Ice, is an international franchise based in Trevose, Pennsylvania, selling mainly Italian ice, frozen custard as well as specialty creations. They serve Italian ice, frozen custard, gelati, misto, milkshakes, cream ice (“Cream Ice” is actually “Ice Cream” backwards. (See what we did there.) That’s because it’s more creamy than icy. Smooth, silky and full of indulgent flavor, one taste and you’ll soon forget all about its lesser counterpart).
3. Ben & Jerry’s
Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Holdings Inc, trading as Ben & Jerry’s, is an American dairy company. In Malaysia is all about the pint of ice cream by Ben & Jerry’s which is sold in the supermarket, but do you know they also have cakes and other deserts similar to Baskin Robbins?
4. Dippin’ Dots
Dippin’ Dots is an ice cream snack, invented by Southern Illinois University Carbondale graduate Curt Jones in 1987. The confection is created by flash freezing ice cream mix in liquid nitrogen.
5. Marble Slab Creamery
Marble Slab Creamery is a chain of independently owned and operated franchised stores that specialize in serving ice cream and a variety of other desserts. Products available for purchase include: ice cream, ice cream cakes and pies, frozen yogurts, smoothies, waffle cones, and brownies. Every stand-alone location produces its own ice cream in small batches on a daily basis. In addition, the company makes as many products as possible from scratch, including its brownies, cookie dough and cone batter.
6. Bruster’s Real Ice Cream
Bruster’s Ice Cream is a chain of ice cream parlors whose ice cream and frozen yogurt is made from a milk-based mix at each individual store. They serve various flavors of ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies and even cakes.
MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream and Treatery is a chain of independently owned and operated franchised stores that specialize in serving ice cream and other desserts. They hand-fold your favorite nuts, candy or fruit into your ice cream, right in front of you! They are known for ice cream innovation as they invented the ice cream cupcake, as featured on Food Network and the ice cream pizza as well! They make much more than ice cream, as they also offer smoothies, milkshakes, cakes, treats and more.
Carvel is an ice cream franchise owned by Focus Brands. Carvel is best known for their soft serve ice cream and ice cream cakes, which feature a layer of distinctive ‘crunchies’. It also sells a variety of novelty ice cream bars and ice cream sandwiches.
9. Whitey’s Ice Cream
Whitey’s Ice Cream is an ice-cream parlor chain based in Moline, Illinois. This ice cream has been an icon of the Illinois and Iowa Quad Cities since it was founded in 1933. Whitey’s Ice Cream has been called the “Best in the Midwest” by readers of the Midwest Living Magazine. It has also been featured on the Food Network’s Food Findstelevision show. In 2007 Whitey’s Ice Cream was announced as the winner of the Fourth Annual Ice Cream Store of the Year Award known as THE PASSION AWARD given by the Ice Cream University.