Menchie’s Spreads Holiday Cheer with Free $5 Alvin and the Chipmunks Themed Menchie’s Cards and Festive Holiday Dessert Fair
ENCINO, Calif. - November 02, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Menchie’s, the world’s largest self-serve frozen yogurt franchise, is decking the halls with a season of holiday cheer by partnering with 20th Century Fox for the holiday movie event, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, in theatres December 18th. The program includes a gift card promotion, all new holiday flavors, limited edition cups and spoons, and a chance to win an Alvin and the Chipmunks themed road trip down the California coast!
Beginning November 1, Menchie’s is sweetening up the most wonderful time of the year by offering a special, limited-time gift card promotion featuring Alvin, Simon and Theodore. For every $25 or more in gift card purchases, guests will receive the perfect stocking stuffer - a free $5 bonus card.
Throughout the holiday season, Menchie’s is swirling up a winter wonderland with a holiday dessert fair featuring six new dessert-inspired frozen yogurt flavors:
Starting November 1:
- Chocolate Mint Crème made with Andes® Mints – tastes like milk chocolate with crème de menthe notes
- Spiced Gingerbread Cookie - made with real ginger cookies
Starting November 16:
- Southern Pecan Pie – made with real pecans
Starting December 1:
- Holiday Eggnog - made with real eggs, nutmeg and hints of ginger
- Dark Chocolate Cherry Brownie – made with real cherries
Starting December 16:
- Fresh Baked Oatmeal Raisin Cookie – made with real cinnamon, oats and raisins
‘Tis the season for even more yuletide cheer with Menchie’s limited edition Alvin and the Chipmunks frozen yogurt cups and spoons to celebrate the latest movie in this successful franchise. The exclusively designed cups will feature the lovable trio Alvin, Simon and Theodore, complete with festive spoons featuring Alvin adorned in a Santa hat. For even more good tidings this season, Menchie’s wants loyal fans to experience their own “Road Chip” with an exclusive getaway full of adventure. One lucky guest will be chosen to win a road trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles, along with additional spending cash for a unique vacation getaway! Guests can enter at www.menchies.com/roadchip.
“The holidays are the most important time of year for many families and we want to provide as many opportunities as we can to bring friends and family together during this cheerful season,” said Amit Kleinberger, CEO of Menchie’s. “With our celebratory holiday gift card offer, six new flavors and festive cups and spoons, our entire team is looking forward to celebrating the most wonderful time of year with our guests across the globe.”
“We can’t think of better holiday ambassadors for Menchie’s than Alvin, Simon, and Theodore,” said Zachary Eller, senior vice president, marketing partnerships, 20th Century Fox. “You can perfectly imagine Theodore taste testing all these awesome new holiday yogurt flavors, Alvin swirling tons of trouble, and Simon trying to clean up the mess his brothers may have caused!”
Also, continuing in their tradition of supporting our nation’s bravest, active and retired military members can also get in on the good cheer by stopping by a Menchie’s this Veteran’s Day to receive a free six ounce cup of frozen yogurt. To receive this special offer, guests must present a valid military ID at the time of purchase.
For more information regarding Menchie’s, including store locations or franchising opportunities, please visit www.menchies.com. Like Menchie’s on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/MyMenchies or follow on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/MyMenchies.
For more information on Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Trip, go to www.AlvinMovie.com.
About 20th Century Fox
One of the world’s largest producers and distributors of motion pictures, 20th Century Fox produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world. These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of 20th Century Fox Film: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation.
About Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Trip
Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami…and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.
The film stars Jason Lee, Tony Hale, Kimberly Williamss-Paisley, Josh Green, and Bella Thorne – and the voices of Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Anna Faris, and Christina Applegate
About Tootsie Roll Industries
Tootsie Roll Industries, LLC manufactures and sells some of the world's most popular confectionery brands. Since Tootsie Roll's introduction in 1896, the Chicago-based company has grown to become one of the country's largest candy companies, with operations throughout North America and distribution channels in more than 75 countries. Tootsie's brands include some of the most familiar candy names: Tootsie Roll, Tootsie Pop, Charms Blow Pop, DOTS, Sugar Daddy, Charleston Chew, Dubble Bubble, Junior Mints, Cella's Chocolate-Covered Cherries and Andes Mints.
About Andes Mints
Founded in Chicago in 1921, Andes®, is an internationally recognized candy whose iconic three layer rectangle shaped Crème De Menthe thins may be found on store shelves nationwide. Well known as America’s favorite after dinner mint, Andes has made its way to Mass Merchants, Drug Stores, Grocery Stores, and Convenience Stores, due to popular demand. Andes mints are also manufactured as a baking chip for use in a favorite recipe or as a dessert topping. Andes mints have just the right amount of creaminess, and also boast an exclusive Mint flavor in our recipe which is delicious.
Menchie’s creates lasting memories by creating an unparalleled guest experience with a mission to make every guest smile. Menchie’s is a world-leader of ensuring best-in-class products and is the ambassador of frozen yogurt quality worldwide. With over 500 stores, the franchise has locations open in the United States, Canada, China, Japan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, India, and more. Menchie’s expects to celebrate 600 stores in 2016. Guaranteeing happiness in every cup, the brand offers guests premium rotating yogurt flavors and delicious toppings for unlimited combinations in every bite. The proprietary collection is made from the milk of “smiley” California cows, which have not been treated with artificial growth hormones (rBST). Menchie’s frozen yogurt contains live and active cultures and has received the Live and Active Culture (LAC) seal indicating its endorsement by the National Yogurt Association.