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Part of our mission statement at Casper’s Ice Cream includes “serving our communities.”  We feel it is important to give back to our local communities which have nurtured our growth as a company and helped make us what we are today.  Below is a summary......

Wouldn’t it be cool if someone invented an appliance that cooked your food for you? Oh wait, they have!   Slow cooker meals are some of the easiest to make, and require such little preparation. Plus, they’re the perfect comfort food for a cold, winter day. ......

The average American eats out  4.2  times per week, or about 18.2 meals in one month.  Eating out is expensive, and isn’t the healthiest of options. So why do so many Americans opt to eat out? Perhaps it’s because not everyone is a self-professed Bobby Flay.......

If there’s one thing that’s certain, it’s that nobody wants to be alone– especially during the holidays. This time of year is all about spending quality time with close friends and family. It’s the most festive time of year, and what better way to celebrate......

Chocolate is the world’s most popular sweet treat. In just one year, people across the globe consume more than 3 million tons of cocoa beans (the plant that chocolate comes from). And why not? Chocolate is delicious! In honor of National Chocolate Day today, we’re......

Known to many around the world as biscuits, biscottis, keks, or galletas, the cookie is one of the most, if not the most, popular desserts ever created. With National Cookie Month upon us, it’s only fitting to get in the spirit and share what makes......

For many, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Nope, it’s not Christmas. (We’ve still got three months for that, thank goodness. ..) It’s football season! Whether you prefer watching the pee-wee leagues, high school, college, or the NFL, football is a classic American......

Ahhhh…it’s officially September. Soon the leaves will be turning, the days will grow cooler, and football season will be in full swing.  You know what else is in full swing? School!  Yes, parents all over the country are celebrating getting back into a schedule. However,......

Whoosh.  In the sudden blink of an eye it’s already August and you’ve probably found yourself thinking, “Where in the world did summer go?”  All those extravagant summer plans and bucket lists are hanging on your fridge, lifeless. So many good intentions sit there, unchecked. ......

Ice Cream Cones When given the opportunity to put your ice cream in a container or a cone, you’d have to be crazy not to opt for a cone. Cones are a convenient, edible container that taste out of this world, especially when combined with......

Freeze Pops At FatBoy, we’re aware that not everyone shares the same love for chocolate frozen treats that the rest of us do. We didn’t want anyone to feel left out, and we wanted something you could still drool over, so we developed another lip......

Ice Cream Sundaes Nothing screams ‘old school classic’ like a good ol’ fashioned ice cream sundae. At FatBoy, we’ve created a twist on the classic sundae. Each sundae is made with our thick, premium, specialty ice cream, after which it’s dipped into rich milk chocolate......

We’re excited to be celebrating National Ice Cream Day on July 21. But who says the celebration has to only last a day? Thanks to former United States President Ronald Reagan, we get to celebrate all month long! National Ice Cream Month was first signed......

We’re excited to be celebrating National Ice Cream Day on July 21. But who says the celebration has to only last a day? Thanks to former United States President Ronald Reagan, we get to celebrate all month long! National Ice Cream Month was first signed......

Strawberry is the flavor for those who refuse to be held to two choices.  Chocolate? No thanks.  Vanilla? What else ya’ got?  Strawberry?  Just right!  Strawberry is very comfortable going into the FatBoy Flavor Bowl this year because it knows who it is and it......

If Premium Vanilla is the golden-boy of flavors, perennially capturing and claiming the crown of most popular flavor, Chocolate is not worried.  The way Chocolate sees it, Vanilla only grew into its current popularity because it was intended to be a sidekick to cocoa-flavored products. ......

Hang onto your hats, ladies and gents, FatBoy, makers of some of the finest ice cream products on the market today, have decided to add cones to their collection of mouth-watering frozen treats!  I say hang onto your hats, of course, because the first flavor......

We’re excited to now be offering not only the finest in ice cream sandwiches and sundae desserts, but the finest in ice cream cone flavors as well!  FatBoy have pulled out all the stops to make ice cream cones that are some of the best......

FatBoy® Ice Cream Products Review Roundup We here at FatBoy® like to think we make the best ice cream products available, and we don’t mind telling you so.  But you don’t have to take our word for it!  Here’s a roundup of reviews submitted to......

Ahhhh…milk. It’s the perfect companion to your breakfast shakes, your freshly-baked cookies, and soothing remedy for any baby to sleep. Its benefits go far beyond just the taste, too. Udderly Good for You Milk is a nutrient-rich food produced by the mammary glands of mammals.......

Now, when you read the words cotton candy in the title, what came to mind?  Was it images of ferris wheels and prize winning gourds and rodeo clowns from the county fair?  Was it the smell of the machine as the silky, sugary fibers whip......

All you strawberry lovers out there throw your hands in the air!  It’s National Strawberry Day on February 27th, and we have the perfect treats to help you celebrate, all while satisfying your sweet tooth cravings. FatBoy’s Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwich and Tiger’s Blood Freeze......

Some things just go together naturally: like pina coladas and the beach, Sonny and Cher, and chocolate with mint. People all over love the delicious combination of chocolate mint–so much that we even have a day set aside to recognize it: National Chocolate Mint Day......

Throughout the Gummy Bear woods, the cinnamon-flavored bears are on high alert!  FatBoy Ice Cream agents have been combing the land of gummies to find the elusive cinnamon bears for their special sundae flavor – the Chocolate Covered Cinnamon Bear Sundae. In this special flavor......

FatBoy Flavor-Bowl 2019 It’s the time of year for parties ‘round the TV set with family and friends to watch the buildup to the big game.  Every Sunday we open bags of chips and cans of soda and ice cream sandwiches and we enjoy one......

Put another log on the fire! Bust out the graham crackers, chocolate bars, and marshmallows!  It’s time for S’mores!!  The old campfire classic is the focus of this Special Flavor Profile.  We here at FatBoy know all about taking one thing that’s awesome (ice cream,......

FatBoy Flavor-Bowl 2019 It’s the time of year for parties ‘round the TV set with family and friends to watch the buildup to the big game.  Every Sunday we open bags of chips and cans of soda and ice cream sandwiches and we enjoy one......

FatBoy Flavor-Bowl 2019 It’s the time of year for parties ‘round the TV set with family and friends to watch the buildup to the big game.  Every Sunday we open bags of chips and cans of soda and ice cream sandwiches and we enjoy one......

FatBoy Flavor-Bowl 2019 It’s the time of year for parties ‘round the TV set with family and friends to watch the buildup to the big game.  Every Sunday we open bags of chips and cans of soda and ice cream sandwiches and we enjoy one......

“Baby it’s cold outside!” But don’t let that keep you from having some good ol’ fashioned fun. Remember when you were a kid, and temperature never seemed to be a factor when you played? Hours upon hours were spent in freezing temperatures. And it was......

FatBoy Flavor-Bowl 2019 It’s the time of year for parties ‘round the TV set with family and friends to watch the buildup to the big game.  Every Sunday we open bags of chips and cans of soda and ice cream sandwiches and we enjoy one......

We all know that Santa has worked HARD this Christmas and deserves a nice treat when he comes tonight. Why not put a little extra twinkle in his eyes with some of these mouthwatering cookies?   1. Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich If you......

  The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that they’d find something useful hidden in there… Okay, so maybe that’s not how the original “Twas the Night Before Christmas” story goes, but it’s definitely a thought that crosses people’s minds sometimes.......

Imagine being draped in a cozy blanket on your sofa–feet kicked up on the ottoman, curled up in front of a warm, wood-burning fireplace. It’s evening time, and light flurries of snow are just beginning to hit the ground outside. There’s just one thing missing…......

Christmas time sure is different today than how it used to be. The endless shopping, the over-the-top parties, the flashy decorations…When does it end? By the time you’ve caught up on everything, Christmas is over. When did it become this way? Remember the good ol’......

Last year, American consumers spent more than $680 billion on Christmas, according to the National Retail Federation, and estimates show that this year, holiday spending could reach $720 billion! Whoa! That’s a lot of mula. In addition, it is estimated that the average American will......

Every year Americans consume about 46 million turkeys on Thanksgiving. Here’s a few fun facts about this animal: Minnesota produces the most turkeys in the US, and Californians consume the most turkey on Thanksgiving. Only male turkeys actually “gobble” Wild turkeys can run 20 miles......

Nothing spells yuletide joy quite like favorite holiday flavors. So, you better keep watch on your grocer’s freezer section, and you better not cry when you get the dessert assignment for your next holiday party, because Peppermint and Eggnog are coming to town! Peppermint When......

Do you ever wonder how people really lived before Ice Cream Sundaes? Fortunately, we don’t have to suffer like that. Ice cream sundaes have become so popular that they even earned their own nationally-recognized day. National Sundae Day is held every year on November 11.......

National Sandwich Day . Maybe it’s just us but the idea of a(nother) day to celebrate the veritable combination of deliciousness wrapped between to slices of baked perfection (in this case, wafers) is fine by us.  With National Sandwich Day held on November 3rd each year,......

Each year the Halloween industry has grown and will continue to grow, so long as the economy does well. This year, it’s expected that consumers in the US will spend a total of $9 billion on Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation’s. The average......

So you want to get spooky without doing much work? How about watching a classic Halloween movie? Scary movies have been around for a long time (over a century to be exact). They are a staple when it comes to getting into the festive spirit......

Halloween is right around the corner (23 days actually, but who’s counting?). It’s the only time of year it’s suitable for kids to take candy from strangers, for it to be “cool” for your house to be covered in cobwebs, and an opportunity for everyone......

What is Casper’s Quality Control? The short answer: It’s the process we go through to make our ice cream safe for you to eat. It includes testing for microorganisms like specific pathogens, bacteria, yeast and molds. Sure, all the science jargon sounds boring, but with......

Times sure have changed. Remember the good ol’ days when school started back up again? Nobody cared about upgrading to a new phone back then, because nobody had one! All we cared about was going to school in “style.” Old School Fashion Back then “being......