Ben & Jerry’s Rolls into Town for Tampa’s First Truck Tour
Scoop Truck Tour Serves up Greek Frozen Yogurt in Tampa Throughout May
TAMPA, Fla. -- May 6, 2013
How can you go wrong using the words “free” and “Ben & Jerry’s” in the same
sentence? Ben & Jerry’s summer scoop truck program officially rolls into
Tampa, Fl for the first time with free Greek Frozen yogurt. The month-long
tour will kick-off on Thursday, May 2, so fans hoping to experience
festivities firsthand should tweet the truck to let us know who deserves it
and where we should send it.
The truck will visit local businesses, non-profits and community gatherings
through May 24. Twitter savvy fans can have the Ben & Jerry’s truck come
directly their way to serve up scoops of peace, love and a few of the
company’s best, fresh and fruity flavor combinations - just in time for an
afternoon spring fling!
Super Scoopers/Road Warriors/Truck Coordinators Terrance Kelly and Emmanuel
Mosqueda will be the friendly faces operating the truck while in area. “We are
thrilled to bring the coolest thing this spring to Tampa,” said Terrance, who
has helped dish out smiles via tens of thousands of scoops across the country
for Ben & Jerry’s. “We love being able to have these special, one-on-one
connections with our fans in Tampa,” Emmanuel added.
The truck will feature some of the finest Greek Frozen Yogurt flavors,
Liz Lemon: Lemon Greek frozen yogurt with a blueberry lavender swirl
Raspberry Fudge Chunk: Raspberry Greek frozen yogurt with fudge chunks
Banana Peanut Butter: Banana Greek frozen yogurt with peanut buttery swirls
Fans can prepare themselves online by following the truck on Twitter
@BenJerrysTruck, or they can check out www.facebook.com/benjerry. Tweet the
truck for a chance to bring some peace, love and Greek Frozen Yogurt to your
About Ben & Jerry’s
Ben & Jerry’s produces a wide variety of super-premium ice cream and ice cream
novelties, using high-quality ingredients including milk and cream from family
farmers who do not treat their cows with the synthetic hormone rBGH. The
company states its position on rBGH* on its labels. Ben and Jerry’s products
are distributed nationwide and in selected foreign countries in supermarkets,
grocery stores, convenience stores, franchise Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops,
restaurants and other venues. Ben & Jerry’s, a Vermont corporation and
wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever, operates its business on a three-part
Mission Statement emphasizing product quality, economic reward and a
commitment to the community. Contributions made via the employee-led Ben &
Jerry’s Foundation in 2012 totaled $1.8 million. Additionally, the company
makes significant product donations to community groups and nonprofits both in
Vermont and across the nation. The purpose of Ben & Jerry’s philanthropy is to
support the founding values of the company: economic and social justice,
environmental restoration and peace through understanding, and to support our
Vermont communities. For the full scoop on all Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop
locations and fabulous flavors, visit www.benjerry.com.
To learn more about Ben & Jerry’s Mission Statement or values led sourcing log
on to www.benjerry.com.
* The FDA has said no significant difference has been shown and no test can
now distinguish between milk from rBGH treated cows and untreated cows. Not
all the suppliers of our other ingredients can promise that the milk they use
comes from untreated cows.
Ben & Jerry’s
Kelly Mohr, 802-923-2679
Assistant Manager of Shenanigans
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