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Ben & Jerry's Celebrity-Inspired Flavors

Ingredients:  Cherry Ice Cream with Cherries & Fudge Flakes In 1987, a Grateful Dead fan from Portland Maine suggested that Ben & Jerry’s name a flavor after the band’s lead guitarist Jerry Garcia.  The guitarist was a diabetic and Ben & Jerry’s donated profits from sales to a Diabetes Foundation.  Today, Cherry Garcia® is the number one selling flavor and first ice cream named for a rock legend.

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Cherry Garcia®

Inspired by: Jerry Garcia
Ingredients: Cherry Ice Cream with Cherries & Fudge Flakes

In 1987, a Grateful Dead fan from Portland, Maine suggested that Ben & Jerry’s name a flavor after the band’s lead guitarist Jerry Garcia. The guitarist was a diabetic and Ben & Jerry’s donated profits from sales to a Diabetes Foundation. Today, Cherry Garcia® is the No. 1-selling flavor and first ice cream named for a rock legend.

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