100 year anniversary

Blue Bell Creameries is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year! Many fun and exciting festivities are planned throughout 2007.

Activities include a traveling exhibit, a flavor naming contest, special anniversary ice cream flavors, and to top it all off, a gigantic birthday party in July in Brenham, Texas, home of Blue Bell for the past 100 years. In addition, several special projects have already been revealed such as the Texas historical marker, a book about Blue Bell, and an original painting by artist Benjamin Knox. Read on for more information about each of the activities and special projects.

Special Events

Blue Bell 100 Years Tour

We will be rolling into a town near you in 2007 with our multi-vehicle exhibit appropriately named the 100 Years Tour. The chocolate-colored 18-wheeler features imaginative multi-media presentations of our history, how we make ice cream, a display of the current lineup of Blue Bell products and much more.  Click Here

Flavor Contest

In honor of our 100th anniversary, we kicked off a "Taste of the Country" flavor contest in January, inviting consumers throughout our market area, to submit names of ice cream flavors suggestive of their own state and local dessert traditions.  The Grand Prize Winner and the state finalists have been announced. Click Here.

A Day in the Country

Everyone enjoyed the “A Day in the Country” celebration that took place          July 19-21, 2007 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Brenham, Texas. Click Here.

Centennial Flavors

In honor of the company’s 100 years in business, we have released two anniversary ice cream flavors. Anniversary Cake Ice Cream and Century Sundae Ice Cream are now available in stores. Both centennial flavors are packaged in specially designed commemorative half gallon containers adorned with 100 candles. Click Here.

Historical Marker

A special dedication ceremony was held at Blue Bell Creameries in Brenham, Texas, on February 15, to unveil the company’s Texas Historical Marker. The Texas Historical Commission granted the marker in recognition of the company’s 100 years in business.  Click Here.

A Book About Blue Bell

Learn everything there is to know about us in the new book, Blue Bell Ice Cream: A Century of the Little Creamery in Brenham, Texas 1907-2007. The coffee table book commemorating our 100 year history features 160 pages of text, photographs and anecdotes. Click Here

Sculpture Garden

The two life-size sculptures were unveiled recently at Blue Bell’s headquarters in Brenham, Texas. Click Here

Blue Bell Painting

Benjamin Knox, a College Station, Texas, based artist, completed an original oil painting to honor the company’s 100th Anniversary. The painting combines historical images with modern Blue Bell icons. Click Here

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