International Ice Cream Day an actual holiday (seriously!), and we’ve got 10 reasons why it’s better than most other holidays.Read More - 10 Reasons International Ice Cream Day is Better Than Most Holidays Read More
Kirsten Schimoler has been living the dream (developing new flavours at Ben & Jerry’s) since 2009. As Kirsten explains it, she’s technically a scientist but what she’s really into is “playing with food.”
“The thing about Flavour Gurus is that we’re all a little weird,” she says. “There’s a reason we call it Bizarre & D instead of R&D.” What Kirsten means is that Flavour Gurus have a different outlook on the world...and food. They can imagine totally unique combinations of flavours that others wouldn’t dream of trying. When it works, it’s pure magic.
Kirsten backs up her creativity in the kitchen with heavy doses of research. “Inspiration comes from everywhere,” Kirsten says. She travels the world on Flavour Guru Trend Treks. From dawn to the wee hours she’ll explore restaurants, bakeries, candy shops, and cocktail bars looking for her next great flavour idea.
Find out more about Kirsten’s road to her dream job in our latest Flavour Guru story:
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On this World Refugee Day, let’s celebrate all the contributions that refugees make wherever they go while we work to protect and advance their rights.Read More - Celebrate the Contributions of Refugees on World Refugee Day Read More
Some flavours were made for the pure joy of eating ice cream. Others — like these 5 — have an ulterior motive: driving progressive change through activism.Read More - 5 Ben & Jerry’s Flavours On a Mission Read More
Hats off to our fans, who are always dreaming up unbelievable and sometimes downright hilarious suggestions for new flavours. Here are the best fan suggestions of all time.Read More - The 18 Best Flavour Suggestions of All Time Read More