Local Ice Cream Company is a Super Hero for Kids

April 1, 2016

 

 

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Marissa Wilson
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Local Ice Cream Company is a Super Hero for Kids

Perry’s Ice Cream Champions Support for Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
With the sale of its popular Super Hero ice cream

Akron, N.Y. – April 1, 2016 – Perry’s Ice Cream, a fourth generation, family owned ice cream company headquartered in Buffalo, today announced its campaign to support

Women and Children’s Hospital, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.  Perry’s will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of its Super Hero ice cream flavor throughout the month of April.

The campaign is in partnership with Entercom Radio’s 12th annual Kiss 98.5 Cares for Kids Radiothon, hosted by Janet Snyder to benefit the hospital.  The total funds raised from Super Hero sales will be announced live during the broadcast from Children’s Hospital on May 6.

The “Kiss Cares for Kids” radiothon has raised more than $2.5 million dollars over 12 years. The proceeds from the radiothon will benefit fundraising for the new hospital.  A remaining $2.7 million dollars is needed out of a total of $50 million dollars in capital requirements.

“62 children enter a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital every minute.  These families are our very own neighbors.  I urge everyone to be a hero for our community and help support Women and Children’s Hospital as our region’s leading provider for comprehensive and state-of-the-art pediatric, neonatal, perinatal and obstetrical services. Perry’s long standing commitment to family makes this a natural partnership for us and a perfect pairing for our popular Super Hero flavor to make a difference,” said Gayle Perry Denning, director of sustainability.

Super Hero ice cream is a classic Perry’s flavor made of cherry bubble gum, lemon and blue raspberry swirled together, bringing a smile to heroes of all ages!

Pride in our region is Perry’s tradition. The Buffalo-based company, who has been crafting premium ice cream for 98 years, supports local suppliers and farmers whenever possible, as 100% of their milk comes from farms within 50 miles.

Super Hero is available for purchase at Wegmans, Tops, Dash’s, 7-11, and Perry’s Ice Cream scoop shops around town.  To find a location near you, use the Perry’s Flavor Finder via perrysicecream.com.

Become a miracle maker, consumers are encouraged to share their support with social media posts and check-ins enjoying Super Hero by tagging @perrysicecream and #PerrysHero.

In addition, Perry’s has released six new retail flavors for the season in its Premium family size, 1.50 quarts and pint lines at retail.  Each spring, Perry’s unveils its latest flavor creations, supported by regional, national and global trends in food and dessert flavors and popular consumer and customer requests.

 

Premium Family Size, 1.50 Quarts

Pineapple Paradise, pineapple coconut ice cream with caramel coconut swirls and pineapple pieces.
Now Trending: tropical flavors

Key Lime Pie, key lime ice cream with graham cracker swirls
Now Trending:  summertime

Maple Walnut, a returning consumer favorite back by popular request, maple ice cream with walnut pieces.
Always Trending: consumer demand

 

Premium Pints

Chocolate Stout, chocolate stout ice cream with chocolate stout swirls and fudge flakes.
Now Trending: mixology, craft flavors, and craft beer pairings

Deep Sea Treasure, 2015’s top selling flavor at ice cream stands. Caramel ice cream with salty caramel swirls and caramel sea salt truffles.
Now Trending: salty-sweet

Lemon Chillo, lemon ice cream with lemon cookie swirls.
Now Trending: citrus and global flavors

Perry’s new 1.5 quarts and pints are available at all retail locations where Perry’s Ice Cream is sold.

 

About Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo

Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, is a Kaleida Health facility and teaching hospital for the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. For additional information, visit: www.kaleidahealth.org/childrens.

About Perry’s Ice Cream­­­

Perry’s Ice Cream, founded in 1918 by H. Morton Perry, and headquartered in Western New York, is a family-owned and operated fourth generation ice cream manufacturer with over 300 employees.  Perry’s Ice Cream uses fresh milk and cream from local farms to proudly craft and slow-cook its ice cream products for an exceptionally creamy texture and taste that consumers have fallen in love with for close to 100 years.  For additional information about Perry’s Ice Cream, visit:  www.PerrysIceCream.com or @perrysicecream via:

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