|Ben and Jerry's, Calgary, Canada - Alberta|
|Updated: 05/2008 |
Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc., was founded in 1978 in a renovated gas station in Burlington, Vermont, USA, by childhood friends and dedicated hippies Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield. The two friends started their ice cream careers with a $5 ice cream making correspondence course from Penn State University and a $12,000 investment ($4,000 of which was borrowed).
They soon became popular in the local community for their innovative flavours, made from fresh Vermont milk and cream and large portions of whatever ingredients they felt tasted good on the day of making! While they both disagreed at times over flavour combinations, what they did both agree was that they were in this business to enjoy themselves as well as earn a living. As Jerry put it "If it's not fun, why do it?"
Ben & Jerry's offers a progressive benefits package that includes the usual stuff plus paid family leave, health club memberships Ben & Jerry's, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the policy of non-
Year Established: 1978
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