Jeni Britton Bauer has friends in high places. It’s no secret newly-sworn in President Joe Biden is an ice cream lover, and to commemorate the occasion, the Columbus-based ice cream maker is debuting a new flavor to celebrate. Inspired by President Biden’s favorite ice cream order, White House Chocolate Chip features chocolate in two ways: […]
“There’s no such thing as a self-made man. I really feel like I’m a product of this community, and also our ice cream is,” said Jeni Britton Bauer, founder of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream. “I’ve always said, ‘You’ve got to build the community you want to live in,’ and it’s incumbent on all of us […]
Earlier today, the Wall Street Journal published a story about a new listeria warning issued by the FDA and multiple local media outlets immediately picked up the story and ran with it. But before anyone jumps to any conclusions that every pint is a contaminated mess, it should be noted that the FDA’s report came […]
After two months of closure, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams is ready to re-open their production kitchens. The company has been utilizing production facilities at Smith Dairy in Orrville, Ohio to produce some of their flavors and keep scoop shops partially stocked since mid-July, but has been unable to produce some of their more complex recipes without […]
After a second production shutdown last week, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams announced today that their scoop shops will reopen tomorrow evening at 5pm. The company is continuing to partner with Smith Dairy in Orrville, Ohio to produce ice cream while their Columbus production facility remains closed for further sanitation and inspection. “The menu will be […]
The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that showcase the determination, dedication, and commitment of people in our smart + open community. Be sure to check out columbusfoundation.org and follow along on Facebook as we continue to celebrate The Spirit of Columbus through photography. You can also tune in on Instagram.
As promised earlier this week, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has restarted their production kitchen after a voluntary shutdown following a listeria issue. The problems have been resolved through equipment upgrades and procedural changes, and founder Jeni Britton Bauer shared news of retail reopenings on the company’s blog today: “BIG news — we’re making ice cream again,” […]