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Hallelujah! Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk Ice Cream Has Returned!

Mercy, mercy, me. Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk ice cream has returned. Summer just isn’t in full gear until this stuff has come back around. If you’re new to our classic summer flavor, have a sample in one of our scoop shops, find it in the freezer of your neighborhood grocery store, or order it online. Unlike…

The Peach Truck & Jeni’s

The Peach Truck’s Stephen K. Rose says his Nashville-based company has exactly one mission: “to provide the best peaches on the planet to as many people as humanly possible.” From mid May through mid August, Rose, his wife Jessica and their small team do  just that. In addition to providing the Georgia peaches we use…

The Prodigal Sundae!

LeBron James, northeast Ohio’s prodigal son, has returned to the fold! We’re celebrating the Chosen One’s second stint with the Cavs the only way we know how: with ice cream. When you step into any shop this weekend, consider ordering what we basketball fans here at Jeni’s are enjoying right this very moment—the Prodigal Sundae: Salty…

Of Ice Creams and In-Season Berries

Recent photos from Hirsch Fruit Farm means two things: berries are in season and more of your favorite summertime ice creams are returning to the menu. Stay tuned for specific release dates, which we will announce very soon. Meanwhile, have a look at these jewel-like berries from Hirsch’s south central Ohio fields. The beautiful, ruby strawberries…

New Eye Candy: Flavor From the Midwest Posters

If you’re fortunate enough to be near a scoop shop, we hope you’ve been able to sample the new Flavor From the Midwest: Distant + Familiar collection: Cherries Kickapoo, Pineapple Upside Down Cake Buttermilk Frozen Yogurt, Cantaloupe & Sun Tea Sorbet, and Saison With Sunflower Seeds & Golden Flax. We also hope you’ll take a moment…

Cultured Key Lime Pie Frozen Yogurt’s Many Muses

We like to share everything about how our ice creams come to life. Doing so, we hope, connects you a little more to the ice cream. But, how an ice cream tastes and how it was made are just two facets of the built-from-the-ground-up process at Jeni’s. In addition to procuring the best ingredients and…

Employee Garden Gets Underway During Earth Day Week

As a proud Certified B Corp, we’ve been all up in the planet’s business this week. On Earth Day (Tuesday) about 40 of us, including volunteers from Columbus, Ohio’s Two Caterers and Athens, Ohio’s Third Sun Solar, planted crops in beds we built. As spring rolls into summer, we’ll be planting more crops and irrigating them with…

Record Store Day Indies For You

The annual, world-wide event Record Store Day is dead-ahead: Saturday April 19. To sweeten the always-festive atmosphere in some of our favorite independently-owned shops, we’re making the good stuff available to you. In Columbus, complimentary Salty Caramel Indies (mini pints) will be available—while limited supplies last—at these spots: ELIZABETH’S RECORDS (doors will open at 9 a.m.) LOST WEEKEND RECORDS (doors…

Our Tropical Tree Ice Creams

In keeping with our Winter Woods mood, it’s time to take a closer look at three new arrivals to our menu: Chocomole, Roxbury Road, and Banana French Toast. Unlike the Winter Woods Collection’s Oregon Fir, Black Walnut Divinity, Birch + Marshmallows, or Cedarwood Vanilla, these new arrivals’ names may not broadcast “We come from trees”…

From the Department of Handwritten Labels

OK. What we’re going to say now is going to sound like something from All I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, but it’s true: What’s inside is what matters most. Ever since Jeni made every ice cream and pinted every ice cream herself behind the dipping cabinet in the North Market, “What’s inside…