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Ben & Jerry’s

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Ben & Jerry’s

Many people associate Vermont with Ben & Jerry’s, known worldwide for its chunky, swirly ice cream flavors with off-beat additions and punny names. The ice cream company, a B corporation, is also known for its commitment to social change. Visit scoop shops around Vermont and the company’s flagship factory in Waterbury 

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Ben & Jerry’s Factory

The Ben & Jerry’s Factory in Waterbury welcomes visitors with factory tours, including samples at the end. Stop at the scoop shop, playground, and the Flavor Graveyard, where visitors can “pay their respects” to discontinued flavors and learn more about the company’s history.  

Throughout the State

Vermont Scoop Shop Locations

You’ll know you’re near a Ben & Jerry’s scoop shop because the sweet smell of waffle cones tends to waft out onto the sidewalk and street nearby. Without relying on your nose, this rundown of scoop shops can help you pinpoint your next ice cream stop.  

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The first Ben & Jerry’s scoop shop opened in a renovated gas station in Burlington in 1978.

A group of people wait in line at an ice cream stand named Ben & Jerry's Homemade in the 1970s.
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Commitment to Social Change

Ben & Jerry’s is a certified B corporation, meaning their business has a triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit. The company has partnered with Power U Center for Social Change, the ACLU, and the NAACP, to combat racial injustice, has championed LGBTQ+ rights, and works to make its supply chain and product packaging as sustainable as possible, among other initiatives.

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Get the Scoop

Find scoop shops, learn more about factory tours, get directions, and more directly from Ben & Jerry’s.

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