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2018 Froyo Open Houses and Trade Shows

We’ve just updated the list of open houses and trade shows for 2018. You can find the updated list on the IFYA website, in the Froyo Resources section: http://internationalfrozenyogurt.com/resources/open-houses-trade-shows/ Note that the Froyo Resources section is reserved for IFYA members. Be sure to sign up for your free IFYA membership to access the list. Our list… Read more »

IFYA’s Goals for 2018

We ended 2017 with our annual feature, The Year in Froyo: Key Froyo Events (and Trends) from 2017. We’d like to start this year by sharing some of the suggestions we received from the froyo shop owners. We’d also like to discuss what we can do to adopt the suggestions. The suggestions come from the… Read more »

The Year in Froyo, Key Froyo Events of 2017

It’s time for our annual review of important froyo events in 2017. Let’s take a look back at the year in froyo. Significant Anniversaries Red Mango celebrated its 10th anniversary by featuring their two original flavors, original tart and green tea. Menchie’s also turned 10 this year and celebrated with giveaways. Overseas Expansion and Non-Traditional… Read more »

2017 Froyo Chain Store Location Count

It’s time for our annual feature, the IFYA Froyo Chain Store Location Count – the 2017 edition. Overview The top 10 chains accounted for 3,955 locations, down from 4,335 locations last year. Red Mango fell off the list of the top 10 largest chains. Other chains that experienced large declines in store counts include TCBY,… Read more »

New Froyo Flavors of 2017

It’s time for our annual look back at the new flavors that were introduced in 2017. Here’s our list of 2017 new flavors: 16 Handles: Duff Goldman’s Chocolate Chip Cake frozen yogurt 16 Handles: Spooky Cookie frozen yogurt 16 Handles: Welch’s Mighty Concord Grape frozen yogurt 16 Handles: Duff Goldman’s Strawberry Shortcake ice cream 16… Read more »

New Froyo Trucks in 2017

It’s time to update our annual list of new mobile frozen yogurt businesses. Our list includes frozen yogurt trucks and trailers that launched in 2017. If you know of any that we missed, let us know at info@internationalfrozenyogurt.com 16 Handles (New York, NY) Counter Culture (Shreveport, LA) Curls’n Swirls (Turks & Caicos) Daddy’s Best Froyo… Read more »

sweetFrog Frozen Yogurt Joins Salvation Army’s Kettle Drive Campaign

This news was contributed by sweetFrog. Nation’s Leading Frozen Yogurt Chain to Volunteer at Richmond Area Kettle Locations RICHMOND, VA / ACCESSWIRE / December 1, 2017 / sweetFrog Frozen Yogurt, the nation’s leading frozen yogurt chain, named America’s Best Frozen Yogurt by The Daily Meal, and a Top New Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine, is proudly ringing in the holiday season with… Read more »

Culture’s Impact on Froyo

Culture affects food preferences but in more ways than just preferences for certain frozen yogurt flavors and toppings (aka, licorice frozen yogurt in Denmark, durian frozen yogurt in Southeast Asia). We consider several areas where culture affects frozen yogurt, including preferences for a self-serve vs. full-service format, quantity vs. quality preferences, and attitudes towards local… Read more »

sweetFrog Launches Newest Location in Timonium, Maryland

This news was contributed by sweetFrog. Patrick Beard Brings the Nation’s Leading Frozen Yogurt Chain to the Timonium Community TIMONIUM, MD / ACCESSWIRE / November 27, 2017 / sweetFrog Frozen Yogurt, the nation’s leading frozen yogurt chain, named America’s Best Frozen Yogurt by The Daily Meal, and a Top New Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine, will welcome in the new year with a… Read more »