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Tips for Creating Your Custom Cup Design

The following article is the contribution of IFYA expert, Tim Porter, Owner of FrozenDessertSupplies.com. FrozenDessertSupplies.com is your one-stop shop where frozen dessert stores can get all their frozen dessert packaging and supplies, including custom print frozen yogurt cups. Tim’s last post for the IFYA explained how custom printing cups with a logo can increase brand loyalty… Read more »

Growing Demand for Dairy-Free, Vegan Frozen Yogurt

Vegans and others who are interested in non-dairy desserts might like sorbet but many still want a creamy frozen dessert. Nut milks, soy milk and coconut milk have enough fat that they can be used to produce a creamy frozen dessert. Ben & Jerry’s introduced their first line of vegan ice cream this year in… Read more »

News from Frozen Solutions & New Discount for IFYA Members

The following article is the contribution of Frozen Solutions, home of MAGIC Color Changing® Spoons, Straws, Cups, Bowls, Custom-printed cups, and To-go containers. Product News: Due to phenomenal growth, our “Bites” toppings have been picked up by TR Toppers. Bites come in a variety of flavors, including cupcake, brownies, MoonPie and chocolate chip cookie dough and more…. Read more »

Woody’s Yogurt Place Once Again Voted as Best Yogurt Shop in Marin County

The IFYA congratulates Woody’s Yogurt Place, Swirl of Honor member since 2013, on being named the Best Frozen Yogurt in the Pacific Sun’s annual Best of Marin Poll for the second year in a row. Woody’s Yogurt Place was selected by the readers of the Pacific Sun. Over 75,000 votes on average are submitted each year… Read more »

Eco-Friendly Froyo Shop Practices

Happy Earth Day 2016! The IFYA believes that frozen yogurt shops should adopt Earth-friendly business practices. In fact, one of the key components to our Swirl of Honor quality seal program measures the eco-friendliness of shops that apply to the program. Frozen yogurt stores have many opportunities to adopt practices that show concern for the… Read more »

Weightless Pricing at Frozen Yogurt Shops

Is weightless pricing the new thing at self-serve froyo shops? Prices have been on the rise at frozen yogurt shops and other chain restaurants thanks to rising food costs. They could increase further with minimum wage increases and technology investments. Many frozen yogurt shops have closed, particularly on the East Coast, which leads to decreased… Read more »

Hard to Find Delicious Frozen Yogurt Toppings & Where to Find Them

After visiting hundreds of frozen yogurt shops, it’s clear that certain toppings are offered at nearly every frozen yogurt shop: fresh fruit, sprinkles, Fruity Pebbles, Cap’n Crunch, chocolate chips, almonds, etc. Some truly delicious toppings are rarely offered. We take a look at some of our favorite hard to find frozen yogurt toppings. Hopefully this… Read more »

How Custom Printing Paper Cups With A Company’s Branded Logo Can Improve Brand Loyalty

The following article is the contribution of IFYA expert, Tim Porter, Owner of FrozenDessertSupplies.com. FrozenDessertSupplies.com is your one-stop shop where frozen dessert stores can get all their frozen dessert packaging and supplies. How Custom Printing Paper Cups With A Company’s Branded Logo Can Improve Brand Loyalty By Tim Porter For any thriving business, repeat customers… Read more »

Why Does Frozen Yogurt Contain Sugar?

We recently welcomed back Rhian Williams, Director of Plas Farm, to our roster of frozen yogurt industry experts. Rhian became involved with the IFYA early on and we are thrilled to have her back as our expert in the European and Middle Eastern frozen yogurt markets. Plas Farm is the UK’s leading frozen yogurt manufacturer… Read more »

A Look at Frozen Yogurt in Ireland

While Ireland has long been known for its dairy (e.g., Kerrygold brand, 18,500 family owned dairy farms), the popularity of frozen yogurt in Ireland has grown but not to the same extent as in other European countries like Spain. It’s notable that while Ireland is 10th in the world for dairy exports, the best performing… Read more »