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Gifford’s Ice Cream Stands Open 2013 Season with Annual Free-Cone Giveaway

Posted March 07, 2013, at 10:54 a.m.
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Gifford’s Ice Cream stands will kick off the 2013 season with their annual free cone giveaway when they open for the season on Friday, March 15. From 6 – 8 p.m., guests at any of the five stands will receive a free two-scoop small cone.

The five stands are located in Auburn, Bangor, Farmington, Skowhegan and Waterville.

Highlights of the 2013 season include the introduction of new flavors and the return of a classic, popular Flavor-of-the-Week specials, unique Spring and Summer holiday promotions, and a slate of family-focused activities.

Also this year, Gifford’s will introduce its new Outdoor Adventure Series flavors. Each ice cream – Appalachian Trail, Campfire S’mores, Fly Fishing Fudge, Golden Road Butter Brickle, Mt. Katahdin Crunch and Muddy Boots – was inspired by Maine’s outdoor beauty and fun summer activities. Cherry Vanilla, a customer favorite, also returns after an absence of a few years.

Gifford’s sells more than 50 delicious ice cream flavors at its stands. The first stand, in Skowhegan, opened in 1980, and it quickly became a destination for people who knew it served Maine’s best-tasting ice cream.

Fans can follow Gifford’s on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GiffordsIceCreamMaine to learn about giveaways, specials and upcoming events.

About Gifford’s Ice Cream (www.giffordsicecream.com)

Gifford’s Ice Cream is a fifth-generation, family-owned company whose world-class ice cream comes from a small town in Maine. Gifford’s sources fresh cream and milk exclusively from independent family farms in Maine and uses antique 1940s Cherry Burrell freezers, coupled with a state-of-the-art freezing system, to achieve its award-winning, creamy texture and fresh-churned consistency. Gifford’s uses only the finest ingredients, including nuts, berries, and fresh fruits to premium chocolate, imported vanilla extract and pure, all-natural Maine maple syrup. Gifford’s has earned numerous international and national “First Place” and “World’s Best” awards for its premium ice cream and sherbet.

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