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Daemon
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Ben and Jerry's

In 1978, childhood friends Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield invested $12,000 to launch their ice cream company in a renovated gas station. The Vermont-based company drew national publicity when it filed a lawsuit to protest the blocking of its distribution by a rival ice cream company and went on to become famous for its creative flavor names, like Cherry Garcia and Phish Food, and socially conscious approach. Why are Ben and Jerry's ice creams typically chock-full of chunky add-ins? More...
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Highly over-priced, and really--not worth the heavy price tag. There are better ice-creams out there and they cost a lot less!!!

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I've never tried it.

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Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 9:57:17 AM

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"all natural" ???

Ben and Jerry's admits ice-cream with a liberal conscience not 'all natural'

Unilever's premium brand abandons claim after US food health watchdog notes use of unnatural ingredients such as corn syrup.

The carefully cultivated socially liberal image of Ben & Jerry's ice cream has suffered a knock with a decision by the Vermont-based manufacturer to stop calling its food "all natural" following pressure from a watchdog that questioned whether ingredients such as partially hydrogenated soya bean oil fitted the billing.


http://www.theguardian.com/business/2010/sep/28/unilever-ben-jerrys-ingredients-watchdog
striker
Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:34:57 AM
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have not produces any new flavors
TB Turtle
Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:10:28 PM

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Monamagda outs B & J! I haven't been able eat anything processed since 2005. However, it is helpful to keep track of what is healthy. B & J has gone to the dark side. Thank you Monamagda.
MelissaMe
Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:30:58 PM

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Interesting article! Now I know why all the texture is there.

This, however, is far better ice cream.

http://strausfamilycreamery.com/products/organic-ice-cream

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Fredric-frank Myers
Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:18:52 PM

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Have enjoyed there products until I needed a stent implant installed, do to plaque build up from eating to many dairy products, during my youth. OUCH
S. Miranda-Hess
Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:22:11 PM

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Ben & Jerry's ice cream is so delicious! It's a shame that they ended their five-to-one-ratio policy for CEOs vs. entry-level employees. That's cool (ice cream cold), that employees get up to three pints a day of ice cream as a perk.
L.Rai
Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:39:29 PM

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When they started out they were the model for other small businesses to follow. They had great employee policies and company perks such as massages and of course free ice cream. They were the ONLY employer at that time that thought about having a salary cap in order to insure that the lower paid employees were also considered for raises. While they may have lost ground recently they are still a good model for small businesses to emulate. Kudos to B&J for thinking outside the box when it came to building a business model.

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