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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 »

Iconic Froyo Shops (Not on the East Coast or in California)

In this post, we take a look at iconic frozen yogurt shops outside of California and the East Coast, starting with the most famous old school froyo chain. TCBY, once the world’s largest frozen yogurt chain, started with one store in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1981. The original location closed in 2002 but there are… Read more »

Emerging Trends: New Cones for Froyo

Cake, sugar, or waffle cones are the traditional cone of choice for ice cream or froyo.  However, we’ve noticed that certain types of new cones have become popular at ice cream and frozen yogurt shops. Is there a cone revolution in the making? Freshly Made Cones Crepe cones have been available at certain froyo shops… Read more »

Summer 2016 Flavor Roundup

Summer is the season for froyo; it’s the time of year that froyo shops love to introduce light, fruity, refreshing flavors. Think lemonade, limeade, and iced tea. The trend towards dairy-free soft serve that started a few years ago continued to be popular. Non-dairy options include sorbets, Italian ice, and coconut milk soft serve. New… 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 »

National/International Frozen Yogurt Day 2016

The happiest day of the year is almost here: National/International Frozen Yogurt Day which falls on Saturday, February 6th. It’s the day to show your appreciation for frozen yogurt by eating froyo and sharing your love of froyo with others. Not everyone celebrates NFYD on the same day, so get ready for a froyo filled… Read more »

IFYA’s Store Location Count 2015: The Largest Frozen Yogurt Chains

The IFYA Froyo Chain Store Location count is back! We decided to change the timing of this annual feature to December since that’s the best time to count 2015 openings. The store counts are approximate and based on what’s listed on the chain’s website when available. Stores are constantly closing and opening. Also, we noticed… Read more »

Frozen Yogurt Shops Give Back to Worthy Causes

It’s National Frozen Yogurt Month and the IFYA wanted to take the time to recognize the frozen yogurt industry for its contributions to charities and worthy causes. We know that frozen yogurt shops large and small have given back to their communities, by sponsoring kid’s sports teams, holding school fundraisers, etc. We applaud everyone in… Read more »

IFYA’s Store Location Count 2014: The Largest Frozen Yogurt Chains

Which froyo chains are the largest? Every August, the IFYA will provide an update the number of store locations of the largest frozen yogurt chains. The store counts are based on what’s listed on the chain’s website when available. Stores are constantly closing and opening so keep in mind that store counts are approximate. Some… Read more »