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Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream

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This company has five trucks on the road and a store in Brooklyn. Van Leeuwen's use of local ingredients in its ice cream attracted the eye of retailer Whole Foods, which sells pints of the ice cream in its stores in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.

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