If you’re attending this year’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A, BRK-B) annual shareholders meeting—or examination Yahoo Finance’s live stream coverage—there’s a good possibility you’ll see scores of shareholders erratic around while munching on lots of goodies. One of a tastier snacks will be Dairy Queen ice cream, that many attendees demeanour brazen to eating year after year.
Berkshire Hathaway acquired Dairy Queen in 1997, and a restaurant’s ice cream has fast turn one of mythological financier Warren Buffett’s comprehensive favorites. Known for a iconic Dilly Bar and fully-loaded Blizzards, Dairy Queen has been portion soft-serve ice cream given 1940, when a initial store non-stop in Joliette, Illinois. Now, there are some-more than 6,000 Dairy Queen locations worldwide.
And Buffett is famous to be a “regular” caller to Dairy Queen in Omaha, Nebraska. He told Yahoo Finance editor-in-chief Andy Serwer that it’s a tradition he shares with his good grandchildren.
“What we customarily get is a sundae. we get a tiny sundae for a ice cream and a additional vast sundae for a topping. So we mean, we only douse in a cherry commanding and afterwards flow a lot of nuts on it,” chuckled Buffett. When asked if it’s a Buffett special, a Oracle of Omaha pronounced that it’s accessible to anyone who wants to compensate for it.
Dairy Queen will have a counter during this year’s annual shareholders assembly in a 200,000-square-foot vaunt hall, subsequent to other Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries, including Fruit of a Loom, Brooks, and See’s Candies.
On Apr 30, Yahoo Finance will live tide a Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting exclusively. You can find out some-more information here.
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