ice cream with cherries and fudge flakes. It’s our tribute to guitarist
jerry garcia and his fans everywhere, and it all started with a piece
of fan mail.
see, back in the day, before smart phones and social media, our fans
spoke to us via handwritten notes pinned to the bulletin boards at our
scoop shops. It was sometime in 1986 when one such fan was persistent
enough to mail a postcard to our main office in burlington, vermont.
Super premium ice cream meets great guitar solos? It was genius, and ben
immediately began creating the iconic concoction cherry garcia.
garcia ice cream debuted in 1987 and quickly became one of our top
three most popular flavors. In fact, the first eight ice cream pints
went straight to mr. Garcia himself and were met with two thumbs up! As
for the fan who sent the anonymous postcard? Our sleuths found her and
thanked her with a trip to vermont and a year’s supply of ben &
jerry’s ice cream.
been a long, strange trip ever since, but what remains is ben &
jerry’s commitment to producing the world’s best frozen desserts in the
most responsible way possible. Like all of our flavors, cherry garcia is
made with non-gmo sourced ingredients, cage-free eggs, and fairtrade
certified cocoa, sugar, and vanilla. The milk and cream are certified
kosher and delivered by happy cows via our caring dairy farmers.
Responsibly sourced packaging gets the goodness from our vermont factory
to your freezer. A dessert for all to enjoy!
cream, skim milk, liquid sugar (sugar, water), water, cherries, sugar,
egg yolks, coconut oil, cocoa (processed with alkali), fruit and
vegetable concentrates (color), cocoa powder, guar gum, natural flavors,
lemon juice concentrate, carrageenan, milk fat, soy lecithin.
Keep frozen at minimum -18 f