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How Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Flavors Are Made

Bringing a New Ben & Jerry's Flavor to Life, Step by Step

How Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Flavors Are Made
Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Nicole Perry

With all due respect to Roald Dahl, the ultimate golden ticket doesn't entitle one to a trip to Willy Wonka's chocolate factory, but rather a trip to Ben & Jerry's flavor lab to design a new flavor. On a trip to the ice cream company's Burlington, VT, headquarters, we teamed up with three other bloggers and Eric Fredette, one of Ben & Jerry's flavor gurus, to get a hands-on glimpse of the flavor creation process by designing our own pint. Our flavor was pitted against three other blogger-based teams' creations; keep reading for a tour of the flavor lab and to see which flavor ultimately won out.

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