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Rita’s to Serve an Extra Dose of Happiness to Valleyfair Guests

Nation’s Largest Italian Ice Concept Expands in Minnesota with Two Stores at the Valleyfair Amusement Park

 

TREVOSE, Pa. (March 26, 2015) – Today, Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, announced it will make its debut at Valleyfair Family Amusement Park in Shakopee, Minn. on May 15, 2015 when the park officially opens for the season. The two store locations are led by Rita’s franchise area developers, Adam and Angela Ailloni, who were awarded the agreement for the expansion and... Read More

Rita’s Italian Ice Continues Record-Breaking Expansion with Additional Development Agreements for Nevada and California

Nation’s Largest Italian Ice Concept Plans to Open at Least 60 Stores, Creating Up to 450 Jobs

 

TREVOSE, Pa. (February 9, 2015) – Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice and Frozen Custard concept with more than 600 stores in two countries and 27 states, continues its westward expansion with additional area development agreements for California and Nevada.

 

San Francisco Ice Empire, Inc., (SFIE) an investment group headed by Lisa Rasmussen and Misty Young, along with Dr. Fernando Luque, Matt Seever, and... Read More

Rita’s Italian Ice Marks Open of 2015 with Aggressive Expansion

Nation’s Largest Italian Ice Concept Expands to the Middle East and Builds Presence in Stadiums

 

TREVOSE, Pa. (January 28, 2015) – Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, opens 2015 with impressive growth both at home and abroad as it awards its fourth international master franchise agreement and builds upon its stadium presence in the United States.

 

“We were laser focused on growth in 2014,” said Eric Taylor, chief development officer of Rita’s Italian Ice. “We’re proud... Read More

RITA’S ITALIAN ICE AWARDS AREA DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR NEW MEXICO

Rita’s Expands to 26th State with First of 30 Stores Opening in Albuquerque in March 2015

TREVOSE, PA: July 22, 2014: Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept with over 600 stores, announced it has awarded franchise and area development agreements for New Mexico and three cities in southern Colorado, Durango, Pagosa Springs and Trinidad, to RNM Management, Inc., owned by Dave and Mark Gaulden, Albuquerque residents and long-time entrepreneurs.  As... Read More

RITA’S ITALIAN ICE AWARDS BIGGEST FRANCHISE AREA DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT IN HISTORY TO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FIRM

75 Popular Cool Treat Stores will be Scooping “Ice, Custard, Happiness” Soon inAlameda, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties

 

 TREVOSE, PA: July 15, 2014: Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept with over 600 stores in 25 states, has awarded the biggest franchise area development agreement in the history of the company to East Bay Ice Empire, Inc., (EBIE) an investment group led by Northern California... Read More

RITA’S ITALIAN ICE AWARDS AREA DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR MINNESOTA

Twin Cities will have Popular Cool Treat Stores Scooping “Ice, Custard, Happiness” Soon with first in Eagan in Early May

 

TREVOSE, PA: April 16, 2014: Rita’s Italian Ice®, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept with over 600 stores, now in 24 states, has awarded franchise and area development agreements for Minnesota to franchisees and area residents, Adam and Angela Ailloni.  With wonderful family memories of enjoying Rita’s delicious products during trips to the East Coast with... Read More