Ice cream maker William Dreyer, and candy maker Joseph Edy form a sweet partnership. Together they created Dreyer's and EDY's® Ice Cream. Now that's n-ice cream.
As the Great Depression hit, Dreyer and Edy wanted to create a special new flavor to make folks smile. They mixed together rich chocolate ice cream, crunchy almonds and chewy marshmallows. Rocky Road was born! In a time when Chocolate, Vanilla & Strawberry were the main available flavors, this was revolutionary!
William Dreyer builds a state of the art ice cream plant in Oakland, CA and renames the company Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream, Inc. You're on a roll, Mr. Dreyer.
William Dreyer retires - passing the big ice cream scooper on to his son, Junior. How nice to look back at your life's work, and see 25 years of smiling faces. Well done, Sir.
T. Gary Rogers and William F. Cronk buy Dreyer's Ice Cream and head East - achieving mouthwathering success for three decades. Thanks to their grand plan and sense of adventure, Dreyer's and EDY's® Ice Cream erupted smiles from coast to coast. They keep the name Dreyer's west of the Rockies and use EDY'S® east of them, in honor of cofounder Joseph Edy.
Dreyer's celebrates their 50th anniversary by going big. Opening new distribution centers nationwide, they manufacture more than three million gallons of ice cream in a single year. We just got ourselves one happy country.
John Harrison, official ice cream taster (and luckiest guy on earth) invents the cultural phenomenon we now call Cookies 'N Cream. Our taste buds thank you, Mr. Harrison.
Dreyer's introduces Grand Light Ice Cream. This 93% fat free yumminess was an instant hit with the health-conscious people of the 1980s. Radical!
Dreyer's invents a new recipe : SLOW CHURNED® light ice cream, using ingredients like non-fat milk with a splash of cream. The result, rich and creamy deliciousness with half the fat and a third fewer calories than full fat ice cream. This revolutionary innovation inspired true love almost immediately.
Dreyer's introduces Frozen Custard. It's extra thick. Extra creamy. Extra delish. Made with wholesome ingredients like fresh milk and cream. No need to pile into the car and head over to a custard stand, now classic Frozen Custard can be enjoyed right at your dining room table.
Dreyer’s introduces SLOW CHURNED® Simple Recipes - flavors created using honest ingredients the whole family will savor.
In honor of William Dreyer and Joseph Edy's creation of Rocky Road, one of the first ever ice creams with mix-ins, Dreyer's launches its most indulgent line ever: The Rocky Road Collection. Loaded with mix-ins and sauces, this new collection will be sure to put a smile on your face!
We honor our legacy of reinvention and optimism, by celebrating the ways people remix in their everyday lives. Those who don’t accept what is, but instead create what could be. The innovators, the free-thinkers, and the remixers that make life sweeter.