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3/13/2017   Gifford’s Celebrates Growth, Expansion and 6 New Flavors

Gifford's announces volume growth, continued expansion into the Mid-Atlantic and South, and other exciting developments. The news arrives as Gifford's hires a new senior manager and prepares to treat customers to free cones on stand opening day. The beginning of ice cream season in Maine officially gets underway when Gifford’s Famous Ice Cream opens its five family-owned stands on Friday, March 17. To celebrate, Gifford’s announced today that the company plans to roll out six new flavors at its five stands, treat customers to free small cones between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on opening day and will begin a season-long fundraising initiative in support of Veterans.

10/21/2016   Boston Bruins Announce Partnership with Gifford’s Famous Ice Cream

The Boston Bruins and Gifford’s Famous Ice Cream, of Skowhegan, Maine, announced today that they have entered into a three-year partnership. A cornerstone of the new partnership is the introduction of a custom new ice cream flavor – called Power Play Fudge – made by Gifford’s and dedicated to the Boston Bruins. The new flavor, described as “a crushed chocolate cookie advantage in a shift of golden vanilla ice cream full of fudge-filled chocolate pucks and crossed with a milk-fudge ribbon,” was dreamed up by the Gifford’s family as a special tribute to their favorite ice hockey team.

6/27/2016   Acadia National Park Supporters Celebrate Acadia’s BIG 100

The Acadia National Park Centennial Task Force, Gifford’s Famous Ice Cream, and Hannaford announced today that they will join forces for an early summer celebration in honor of Acadia’s BIG 100th birthday. The celebration, put on by Acadia Centennial signature sponsors and partners, is FREE and open to the public.
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