January 05, 2015 // Franchising.com // CANTON, Mass. – Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is celebrating 70 years of innovative and delicious ice cream flavors and frozen treats by inviting guests nationwide to eat their ice cream and cake, too, with its January Flavor of the Month, Icing on the Cake®. The flavor features cake-flavored ice cream with cake pieces, frosting bits and a candy confetti ribbon and can be enjoyed in a cup, cone, milkshake or two-scoop sundae. To make the kick-off of its 70th year even sweeter, Baskin-Robbins is also continuing to offer guests nationwide a free waffle cone with the purchase of any double scoop of ice cream.
In addition, Baskin-Robbins is offering guests an innovative lineup of ice cream flavors that can be enjoyed at select participating Baskin-Robbins shops nationwide throughout January:
"Over the past 70 years, Baskin-Robbins has grown from a beloved neighborhood ice cream restaurant in California to the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, offering guests an extensive variety of ice cream flavors and frozen treats," said John Costello, President, Global Marketing and Innovation for Dunkin' Brands. "Baskin-Robbins' 70th birthday provides us with the opportunity to honor our heritage and commitment to flavor innovation while celebrating with our loyal guests all year long. Our festive Icing on the Cake Flavor of the Month and free waffle cone offer are the perfect way to kick off this milestone year in a sweet way."
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Named the top ice cream and frozen dessert franchise in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine's 35th annual Franchise 500® ranking, Baskin-Robbins is the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops. Baskin-Robbins creates and markets innovative, premium hard scoop ice cream and soft serve, custom ice cream cakes and a full range of beverages, providing quality and value to consumers at more than 7,400 retail shops in nearly 50 countries. Baskin-Robbins was founded in 1945 by two ice cream enthusiasts whose passion led to the creation of more than 1,200 ice cream flavors and a wide variety of delicious treats. In 2013, more than 13 million ice cream cakes were sold in Baskin-Robbins shops worldwide. Headquartered in Canton, Mass., Baskin-Robbins is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For further information, visit www.BaskinRobbins.com.