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Perry’s Ice Cream Releases Limited-Edition Fall Football Flavor

September 14th, 2018

S’more Yardage scores with a toasted marshmallow- peanut butter team up!S'more Yardage

Akron, N.Y. – September 14, 2018 – Perry’s Ice Cream, a fourth generation, family-owned ice cream company headquartered in Buffalo, New York, has launched a limited-edition flavor to celebrate the fall football season.

S’more Yardage is toasted marshmallow ice cream with peanut butter sauce and peanut butter footballs.   The pint packaging features a football field theme and a special nod to those “Friday night lights”.

“S’more Yardage represents some of our favorite fall moments, from high school football games to cheering on the hometown team; the good stuff in life,”  said Gayle Perry Denning, vice president of strategic branding. “Limited editions bring excitement to shelf and consumers are looking for relevant flavors to complement the season.”

S’more Yardage pints are available at Tops Markets, convenience stores and online at www.ShopPerrys.com or Amazon.

Select Perry’s Ice Cream scoop shops will also carry S’more Yardage.

To learn more about Perry’s Ice Cream, locate flavors or buy online, visit www.PerrysIceCream.com.

Perry’s Expands Into Maryland Wegmans

May 30th, 2018

Akron, N.Y. – May 30, 2018 – Perry’s Ice Cream, a fourth generation, family owned ice cream company headquartered in Western New York, has expanded into all eight Wegmans Maryland store locations:  Bel Air, Columbia, Crofton, Frederick, Germantown, Hunt Valley, Owings Mills and Woodmore.

This expansion comes on the heels of a successful 2017 launch into the Virginia Wegmans stores.  In addition, Perry’s has been newly awarded with two V.A. locations (Dulles and Chantilly); resulting in all 11 Wegmans V.A. stores now carrying the brand.

A variety of 20 Perry’s family size flavors are available in-stores including classic favorites such as Panda Paws™, All-American, and Mint-Ting-A-Ling. Perry’s limited edition 100th anniversary retro flavors; Butterscotch Sundae, Heavenly Hash, Malt Shoppe, and Parkerhouse are also available.  Seasonal flavors to follow.

“The growth into Maryland is a direct result of Perry’s strong performance in Virginia and an integrated, long-term partnership with Wegmans.  Our brand has far exceeded planned year one share goals; consumers have clearly responded to Perry’s ‘good stuff’, and we are well- positioned for success in this new market” said Robert Denning, president and CEO of Perry’s Ice Cream.”

The 100 year-old-company, which has worked with Wegmans for more 30 years, holds strongly as the #1 ice cream brand in Upstate New York.

To learn more about Perry’s Ice Cream’s 100th anniversary celebrations and to locate limited-edition retro flavors or buy online, visit www.PerrysGoodStuff.com.

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 375 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 100 years. For additional information about Perry’s Ice Cream, visit: www.PerrysIceCream.com.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 97-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 21 consecutive years, ranking #2 in 2018.

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Perry’s Ice Cream Celebrates 100th Year with Release of Limited-Edition Retro Flavors

March 20th, 2018

Akron, N.Y. –  March 21, 2018 – Perry’s Ice Cream, a fourth generation, family-owned ice cream company headquartered in Buffalo, New York, is celebrating their 100-year anniversary with the release of four limited-edition retro flavors including Parkerhouse, Heavenly Hash, Butterscotch Sundae and Malt Shoppe.

“For 100 years our family has embraced H. Morton Perry’s founding philosophy to ‘make sure you put in enough of the good stuff’ each and every day,” said Gayle Perry Denning, VP of Corporate Sustainability and Strategic Branding.

“The good stuff is about more than what we put into our ice cream – it’s about the moments we are thankful to have been a part of.  This milestone will be filled with celebration for those moments, from honoring our community to special events and bringing back some of our favorite flavors from the recipe vault,” added Denning.

All premium ice cream flavors are available in retro themed 1.50-quart packages and include the following:

·         Parkerhouse (circa 1950s) – Amaretto ice cream with maraschino cherries

·         Heavenly Hash (circa 1970s) – Chocolate and marshmallow swirled ice cream with swiss chips and roasted almonds

·         Butterscotch Sundae (circa 1980s) – Butterscotch ice cream with salty butterscotch swirls and roasted peanuts

·         Malt Shoppe (circa 1990s) – Malted vanilla ice cream with chocolate chips

To determine the four retro flavors, the Perry family and their product development team selected classic favorites from past decades.

In addition to the release of the retro flavors this spring, Perry’s is honoring their centennial with an ice cream party for Akron Central School, their first ice cream customer.  In the coming months, Perry’s will also offer special promotions, and the release of a special-edition “The Good Stuff” flavor in scoop shops, which consists of yellow cake ice cream with strawberry swirls and panda paw cups filled with strawberry cream.

Limited-edition retro flavors are available for purchase at Dash’s Market, Shurfine, Tops Friendly Markets, Wegmans, and stores throughout Western New York, Pennsylvania and the greater Virginia/Maryland region (exclusively at Wegmans locations).  The retro flavors are also available for purchase online.  Select Perry’s Ice Cream scoop shops will carry Parkerhouse and Heavenly Hash.