Posts Categorized: Press Releases

Rita’s Celebrates Major Milestone; Company Opens 500th Store

11.5.2007 Rita’s Celebrates Major Milestone; Company Opens 500th Store New Store Opening Marks Company’s Continued Strategic Expansion Trevose, Pa. (November 5, 2007)– Rita’s, the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept, today announced the opening of its 500th store, located in Mooresville, North Carolina. The Mooresville store is the third Rita’s location to open in North Carolina… Read more »

Rita’s Promotes Brian Carlisle to Vice President

10.27.2007 Rita’s Promotes Brian Carlisle to Vice President of Development Trevose, PA (October 27, 2007) – Rita’s, the nation’s largest Italian Ice chain, announced today that Brian Carlisle has been promoted to Vice President of Development. Carlisle began his career with Rita’s in 1998 as a Franchise Service Manager. In 2003, he was named Director… Read more »

Pittsburgh Resident Kevin Hurley Named “The Great Blendini” by Rita’s

08.15.2007 Pittsburgh Resident Kevin Hurley Named “The Great Blendini” by Rita’s Winner of Magic Contest Earns $1,000 and Free Blendinis for a Year* Trevose, PA (August 15, 2007) – The search for “The Great Blendini” is over, and it’s no hocus-pocus. Today, Pittsburgh resident and magician Kevin Hurley was officially named “The Great Blendini” by… Read more »

Rita’s Raises $530,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research During July 2007

08.4.2007 Rita’s Raises $530,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research During July 2007 Signature Paper Lemon Program Nets More Than $1 Million for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation since 2006 Trevose, PA (Aug. 4, 2007) – Rita’s Water Ice, (http://www.ritasice.com), the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept, today announced that the company has raised $530,000 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand… Read more »

Rita’s Water Ice Crushes Childhood Cancer One Lemon at a Time

06.25.2007 Rita’s Water Ice Crushes Childhood Cancer One Lemon at a Time Partner of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Set To Raise $750,000 in July Trevose, PA (June 25, 2007) – Rita’s Water Ice, the nation’s largest Italian Ice chain, is giving childhood cancer the squeeze through a partnership with the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)…. Read more »

Rita’s Water Ice Introduces Its Newest Frozen Creation: Blendini™

05.1.2007 Rita’s Water Ice Introduces Its Newest Frozen Creation: Blendini™ Company launches signature blended treat Trevose, PA (May 1, 2007) – All hail the great Blendini™, the newest addition to the Rita’s Water Ice menu of tasty frozen treats. The custom-blended concoction is available now at Rita’s Water Ice’s more than 400 locations. Debuting in… Read more »

Easton Resident Denise Gingold Wins Product Naming Contest

04.17.2007 Easton Resident Denise Gingold Wins Product Naming Contest Blendini™ is Official Name of Rita’s New Frozen Treat Trevose, PA (April 17, 2007) — Rita’s Water Ice is honored to announce that Denise Gingold, of Easton, PA, has submitted the winning name for the company’s newest frozen creation. Blendini™ is a creamy combination of Rita’s… Read more »

Rita’s Water Ice Set to Relocate its Cool Support Center

04.13.2007 Rita’s Water Ice Set to Relocate its Cool Support Center Company Headquarters Moving to Larger Facility Bensalem, PA (April 13, 2007) — Rita’s Water Ice, the largest Italian Ice concept in the country, has announced that it will move its headquarters – the Cool Support Center – to Trevose, PA in order to accommodate… Read more »