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Is Frozen Yogurt Healthy?

We couldn’t let January, the month when people optimistically make New Year’s resolutions, go by without addressing the health issue. We turned to IFYA’s marketing and business strategy expert and Vice President of Nanci’s Frozen Yogurt, Johny Wudel, to learn more about frozen yogurt and health. Is Frozen Yogurt Healthy? By Johny Wudel If a… Read more »

Easy Breezy 2 Opens on Sunday

Easy Breezy Frozen Yogurt, IFYA’s very first Swirl of Honor recipient, opens its second location at 718 Irving St. in San Francisco tomorrow. We caught up with owner Ariel Ford, to learn more about the new location and what to expect on opening day. Q: What can we expect from Easy Breezy 2? AF: All of… Read more »

Meet the Co-Owner of Sweetly-Twisted, South Carolina’s 1st Froyo Truck

What’s it like to launch a new frozen yogurt truck? To find out, we interviewed Dipali Britton, co-owner of the new launched Sweetly-Twisted, South Carolina’s first self-serve frozen yogurt truck. Sweetly-Twisted launched in late November 2013 and offers a rotating roster of frozen yogurt flavors with over 30 different types of toppings. The truck is available for special events… Read more »

IFYA Newsmakers: Forte Supply Named Master Distributor for Spaceman USA

We’re introducing a new interview series, IFYA Newsmakers. IFYA Newsmakers covers significant frozen yogurt industry events. Our first IFYA Newsmakers interview is with Jeff Resnick, Founder and CEO of Forte Supply. Forte Supply recently became the master distributor for Spaceman USA, a line of high quality soft serve machines. Forte Supply is now the exclusive distributor for Spaceman in the… Read more »

Tips for Taking Better Froyo Pictures

Now that you’ve been practicing your swirling, it’s time to impress everyone with pictures of your froyo creations. We gathered some tips for beginner food photographers. Consider the Composition, Try Various Angles When taking a picture, you basically have three types of angles to choose from: directly overhead, from the side or head on/straight. Here’s… Read more »

New FrozenDessertSupplies.com Discount for IFYA Members

FrozenDessertSupplies.com Discount for IFYA Members The International Frozen Yogurt Association is pleased to offer a valuable new member benefit for frozen yogurt shops, a one time trade discount of 20% on your FrozenDessertSupplies.com order.  FrozenDessertSupplies.com offers frozen yogurt cups, frozen yogurt spoons, lids, to go containers, souffle sample cups and much more. This discount is… Read more »

New Year, New Swirl: Swirling Tips to Make Your Cup of Froyo Look Nicer

It’s a new year and it’s the perfect time to challenge yourself to improving your swirl. Get better looking results with our froyo swirling pointers. Step 1: Choosing the cup Choose a smaller size cup. Unless you want to eat an enormous amount of froyo, start with a smaller cup. The froyo creation will look… Read more »

The Year in Froyo, Reviewing Key Froyo Events in 2013

Goodbye 2013. Here’s our annual review of the notable events in the frozen yogurt industry this year. Froyo spoons. Let’s start with limited edition frozen yogurt spoon designs. Froyo spoon collectors should have added the following collectible froyo spoons to their collection: Yogurtland’s orange spoon, distributed on National Frozen Yogurt Day Menchie’s Mookie spoon Yogurtland… Read more »

Swirl of Honor Shop, Woody’s Yogurt Place Introduces Woody’s V.I.P. Text Club

Woody’s Yogurt Place of Mill Valley, CA just launched Woody’s V.I.P. Text Club. The new text messaging service sends exclusive offers, discounts and store news to subscribers. To join Woody’s V.I.P. Text Club, customers text the word WOODYS to 24587. They’ll immediately receive a return text with a special offer that can be used on… Read more »