Blue Bell is set to make its long-awaited quip to a Denver area.
The Texas-based ice cream builder announced Monday that it skeleton to re-start placement to Denver and surrounding cities Mar 27.
“It has always been a idea to lapse to Denver, and we trust that we are in a good position to enhance a sales domain subsequent year,” clamp boss of sales and selling Ricky Dickson said in a statement. “We will have an superb accumulation of flavors and products to offer a fans in Colorado.”
Follow this arrow and you’ll shortly find Blue Bell Ice Cream! That’s right, we’re returning to Denver and a surrounding cities on Mar 27. pic.twitter.com/xj4lgmSRQK
— Blue Bell Ice Cream (@ILoveBlueBell) December 12, 2016
It will be a initial time Blue Bell products have been available in a Denver metro area given a company pulled all of a products from store shelves national in Apr 2015 amid a listeria conflict that killed 3 people.
Blue Bell has been solemnly ramping behind adult given then, returning to grocery stores marketplace by marketplace starting in late Aug 2015.
Its liberation hasn’t been though bumps — in September, a company voluntarily removed some-more ice cream due to probable listeria contamination, tied to chocolate chip cookie mix from an outward supplier.
In a matter on a website, association officials pronounced they are “committed to producing safe, high-quality, great-tasting ice cream for we and your family to enjoy, and to progressing high standards for prolongation processes and cleanliness.”
“All of a enhancements done in a comforts to procedures and equipment, and a ‘test and hold’ procession where ice cream is not distributed until a prolongation run is tested, are designed to safeguard that a ice cream we discharge is protected for consumers to enjoy,” a association said.
Hiring has already begun to re-open Blue Bell’s placement trickery in Centennial, Dickson said.
Store locations have nonetheless to be announced, though cities enclosed in a Mar enlargement embody Arvada, Aurora, Berthoud, Boulder, Brighton, Broomfield, Castle Rock, Centennial, Colorado Springs, Commerce City, Denver, Englewood, Evergreen, Federal Heights, Fort Collins, Golden, Greeley, Greenwood Village, Highlands Ranch, Lafayette, Lakewood, Littleton, Longmont, Loveland, Monument, Northglenn, Parker, Pueblo, Sherrelwood, Thornton, Westminster, Wheat Ridge, Windsor and Woodland Park, a association said.
Blue Bell will also lapse to shelves in Cheyenne during a same time.