International Frozen Yogurt Association

Dear frozen yogurt enthusiast,

We're excited to announce our new contest for SoCal froyo shops, Switch It Up with Flavormine.

The contest promotes Flavormine’s new line of premium liquid frozen yogurt mixes. We have cases of mochi and frozen yogurt for up to 13 winners.

Flavormine is the sales division for Paramount Dairy who manufactures yogurt. Based in Southern California with over 10 years of experience, Flavormine supplies many of the most notable frozen yogurt concepts. 

To enter, frozen yogurt shops should complete a short survey about frozen yogurt at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5LL8VZ2

The contest ends on September 30, 2015.

In this edition of the newsletter, we'll cover:

• IFYA news

• Special offers for IFYA members 

• Industry news from our press room

• Preview of what we're working on for next month

If you haven't already registered for your free IFYA membership, join today

IFYA News & Special Offers

New Contest for SoCal Froyo Shops: Switch It Up with Flavormine: Frozen yogurt shops in Southern California are invited to complete a short 2 minute survey for a chance to win one of 13 prizes. The prizes include cases of mochi and Flavormine yogurt. Read more: http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/news/new-contest-switch-it-up-with-flavormine-win-cases-of-mochi-yogurt/

Western Foodservice & Hospitality 2015 Expo Recap: With over 450 exhibitors and 30 events and educational seminars and 8,000+ attendees, the show highlighted the latest trends and innovations in foodservice. We attended to report on froyo news. Read more: http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/news/western-foodservice-hospitality-expo-2015-recap/

Introducing FroCup.com, brought to you by Nanci’s Frozen Yogurt: Nanci’s Frozen Yogurt’s wholesale customers asked for online ordering and Nanci’s has responded, launching a new wholesale e-commerce website at FroCup.com. Read more: http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/news/introducing-frocup-com-brought-to-you-by-nancis-frozen-yogurt/

Discounts on Business Compliance Packages: We've partnered with Payality, a highly trusted and affordable business compliance solution provider, to offer three comprehensive business compliance packages for frozen yogurt shops. IFYA premium members can choose from 3 different compliance packages, all discounted more than 20% for IFYA members. For additional information on this offer, please visit http://www.payality.com/ifya/

Members Save on Credit Card Processing: The IFYA has selected Green Payment Solutions (GPS) as the association’s exclusive partner for credit card processing. Green Payment Solutions’ new program includes a low rate guarantee and a wide range of other valuable savings, available to IFYA premium members.

Green Payment Solutions has provided top quality credit card processing services to local and national merchants for more than 10 years and is recognized with A+ status by the Better Business Bureau. 

Contact Gene Da Lie from Green Payment Solutions at (818) 564-0577 or gened@greenpayllc.com for a no-obligation rate review of your merchant account. Learn more about Green Payment Solutions online at www.GreenPaymentSolutions.com.

Special Offer on Worker's Comp Insurance: IFYA is pleased to partner with California’s workers’ comp experts, Select Marketing Insurance Services, to offer California frozen yogurt shop owners special group rates. SMI’s special group rates are significantly lower than rates small frozen yogurt shops can get on their own. They are known for offering frozen yogurt shops the best combination of price, stability and coverage with A+ rated Preferred Employers Insurance Company. For additional information and a cost saving workers’ compensation quote, contact Steve Feemster, SMI Insurance at (619) 346-2214 or stevef@smi-insure.com

Other IFYA Trade Member Discounts: IFYA members are eligible for a wide range of discounts, including:

• 5% off soft serve machines from Electro Freeze of Nor Cal when you mention IFYA and your IFYA username 

• Free shipping on all Spaceman USA equipment when you mention IFYA and your IFYA username

• 15% off Jefe toppings dispensers. To redeem, mention IFYA and your IFYA username when you call Forte Supply at (720) 328-1431

• 15% off your Nanci's Frozen Yogurt purchase when you mention IFYA and your IFYA username. This offer is for new Nanci's customers only.

• 20% off your FrozenDessertSupplies.com order (discount can only be used once) when you mention IFYA and your IFYA username

• 10% off your first GoDivide order when you mention IFYA and your IFYA username


Frozen Yogurt Industry News

The IFYA tracks frozen yogurt industry news and posting links to noteworthy articles in our Press Room. We've selected a few headlines from this month. Submit your frozen yogurt industry news to us at news@internationalfrozenyogurt.com. For more articles, please visit the IFYA Press Room.

• September 14, 2015: One Year of Free Yogurtland for Winners of the Ultimate "Top This" Challenge

• September 10, 2015: sweetFrog Announces Crimson Tide Sponsorship

• September 8, 2015: Sweet Frog Hops Into Richmond Coliseum

• September 7, 2015: College Students Order More Frozen Yogurt Than Any Other Food

• September 3, 2015: sweetFrog Joins Forces With Our Military Kids

• September 1, 2015: Menchie's Transports Guests to Neverland in Celebration of New Big Screen Adventure, PAN

• August 31, 2015: Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt Partners With No Kid Hungry This September to Help End Childhood Hunger in America

• August 25, 2015: Skinnygirl Sparklers "Cool" Partnership with 16 Handles


What We're Working On

Switch It Up with Flavormine Contest Ends. We'll announce the winners of our contest next month. 

New Member Discount. We're almost ready to announce another member discount. We're working hard to bring you even more membership benefits.

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Our Sponsor

Many thanks to the IFYA's founding sponsor, Spaceman USA