Ben and Jerry’s Homemade Inc.
Fact Sheet FY 2019
What we do
Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc. is an autonomous subsidiary of Unilever that manufactures ice cream, frozen yoghurt and sorbets that are sold worldwide. Ben and Jerry’s is famous for its natural ice cream and unique flavors.
Making the best possible ice cream, in the nicest possible way.
Ben & Jerry’s stands for economic and social justice, environmental protection and
support for local communities.
- Ice Cream Pints – 32 flavors
- Non-Dairy – 7 flavors
- Scoop Shop – 54 flavors
- Moophoria – 6 flavors
Ben & Jerry operates in 38 countries with products available across 577 scoop shops worldwide.
CSR priorities and messages
Ben & Jerry’s has been founded on a corporate concept of linked prosperity and contributes around $1.1 million annually to employee-led philanthropy projects. Through its Ben & Jerry’s Foundation, the company continues to donate to social causes to benefit different communities.
1978 – Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield open their first ice cream scoop shop in Burlington, Vermont. The first shop was set up through only $12,000 investment and in a renovated gas station.
1979 – Ben and Jerry celebrate their first-year anniversary and hold the first Free Cone day: free ice cream for everyone all day long. Free Cone day is still held annually nowadays across scoop stores.
1985 – The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation is established. Ben and Jerry offer 7.5% of the business’ annual profits to communal projects.
1988- Ben and Jerry win President Reagan’s “U.S. Small Business Persons of the Year” in White House.
2000 – Ben & Jerry’s becomes a subsidiary of Unilever and a Board of Directors is established to provide independent guidance to Ben & Jerry’s.
2002- Ben & Jerry’s partners with Matthews Band and SaveOurEnvironment.org to fight global warming.
2013 – Ben & Jerry’s supports mandatory GMO labeling legislation as it commits to source all their products GMO free.
2016 – Ben & Jerry’s launches non-dairy line of ice creams made with Almond milk.
|Jostein Solheim||Chief Executive Officer, Vice President of Global Brand Development and Director|
|Bruce M. Bowman||Senior Director – Operations|
|Yves Couette||Chief Euphoria Officer|
|Pierre Ferrari Jennifer Henderson Anuradha Mittal Helen Jones||Board of Directors|
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Corporate Contact Information
Ben & Jerry’s – Corporate Office
30 Community Dr #1
South Burlington, VT 05403
Media Contact Information
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