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Froyo and Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year! Today marks the first day of the Year of the Rooster. Frozen yogurt shops are common in Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China, as well as countries with large Chinese populations like Singapore. Some froyo shops have special Chinese New Year promotions. This year Llaollao (Batam, Indonesia) is handing out red… Read more »

Yogurtland to Celebrate First Ever International Frozen Yogurt Day on Feb. 6

Save the date for the Yogurtland’s first ever International Frozen Yogurt Day celebration. Guests can enjoy free froyo from 4 PM – 7 PM local time at Yogurtland locations in the United States, Australia, Dubai, Singapore, Thailand, and Venezuela. Hershey’s is the co-sponsor of the event and there will be two Hershey’s flavors, Chocolate Milkshake and… Read more »

Menchie’s to Celebrate National Frozen Yogurt Day on Feb. 6 With Free Froyo

Our friends at Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt, the nation’s largest self-serve frozen yogurt franchise, have announced that they will be celebrating National Frozen Yogurt Day for the fifth year in a row. Menchie’s guests can enjoy a Buy One Frozen Yogurt, Get One Free offer all day on February 6th, no coupon necessary. As an added… Read more »

2017 Froyo Open Houses & Trade Shows

We’ve just updated the list of open houses and trade shows for 2017. Find the updated list on the IFYA website, in the Froyo Resources section: This section is for IFYA members only. Sign up for your free IFYA membership to access the list. The list includes open houses and trade shows that might be… Read more »

Online and Mobile Ordering for Frozen Yogurt Shops

We’re always on the lookout for restaurant technology for frozen yogurt shops. More customers are placing online and mobile orders than ever, creating new opportunities for frozen yogurt shops. While frozen yogurt shops can’t physically grow larger easily, in the digital age, brick-and-mortar parameters don’t need to limit business goals. Online ordering websites and mobile applications like… Read more »

2017 Froyo Flavor Forecast

Our article, 2016 New Flavors and Froyo Flavor Trends, took a look back at the frozen yogurt flavors of last year. In this flavor forecast, we look at emerging flavor trends. Many of these trends are being driven by millennials’ taste for the exotic, complex, and unusual flavors. Middle Eastern flavors Yogurt was likely invented… Read more »

The Year in Froyo, Reviewing Key Froyo Events in 2016

It’s time for our annual review of froyo events the 2016 edition. As usual, there are a lot of events to cover. Let’s take a look back at the year in froyo. Milestones Yogen Fruz turned 30 this year. To mark the occasion, they gave away 30,000 cups of free froyo, introduced three new cheesecake flavors… Read more »

2016 Roundup of New Froyo Trucks

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 2016. Daddy’s Best Froyo Truck (El Monte, CA) Honeycomb Yoghurt (Sweden) Joghurtfreunde/Emilia’s Frozen Joghurt Truck (Germany) Monkeyo (Dusseldorf, Germany) Mr. Froopy (Germany) Nommy (Phuket, Thailand) Rhino’s Frozen Yogurt (Cincinnati, OH) Smooch… Read more »

2016 Chain Store Count

The IFYA Froyo Chain Store Location Count is back with the 2016 edition. Our store counts are based on what’s listed on the chain’s website when that information seems current. We also looked at recent press releases from the chain for their store counts and social media accounts. Keep in mind that the store counts… Read more »

New Look for the IFYA Website

It’s here. After months of development, we are pleased to announce the launch of IFYA’s new redesigned website. The new homepage includes our mission and membership benefits. The new homepage still features breaking froyo news, member discounts, our sponsors, the largest frozen yogurt supplier directory and more.