Posts Categorized: Press Releases

Rita’s Italian Ice Signs Area Franchise Developments in California & ABC Islands

04.10.2012 RITA’S ITALIAN ICE SIGNS AREA FRANCHISE DEVELOPMENTS IN CALIFORNIA & ABC ISLANDS New Franchise Momentum Means Growth and New Senior Vice President of Franchise Sales Scott Schubiger Joins 550 Unit Rita’s to Continue Expansion TREVOSE, PA- April 10, 2012-Rita’s Italian Ice®, the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept with over 550 stores in 18 states,… Read more »

Rita’s Italian Ice Introduces Red Velvet Cake Cream Ice

04.9.2012 Rita’s Italian Ice Introduces Red Velvet Cake Cream Ice The Popular Cake Flavor is a First-time Rita’s Icebeginning April 6, 2012 TREVOSE, PA, April 6, 2012, Rita’s Italian Ice, the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept with over 550 stores in 18 states, announced today their newest flavor, Red Velvet Cake Cream Ice, will debut… Read more »

Rita’s Italian Ice Celebrates 20th Annual First Day of Spring with Free Ice

03.20.2012 RITA’S ITALIAN ICE CELEBRATES 20th ANNUAL FIRST DAY OF SPRING WITH FREE ICE TREVOSE, PA, March 20, 2012, Rita’s Italian Ice, the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept with over 550 stores in 18 states, will celebrate their twentieth annual first day of spring and Free Ice Giveaway, today, Tuesday, March 20th, 2012.  Additionally, Rita’s… Read more »

Rita’s Italian Ice Appoints Jonathan Fornaci President and Chief Executive Officer

12.15.2011 RITA’S ITALIAN ICE APPOINTS JONATHAN FORNACI PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER TREVOSE, Pa. (December 15, 2011) — Rita’s Franchise Company, concept owner of Rita’s Italian Ice, the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 550 locations in 18 states, today announced the appointment of Jonathan Fornaci as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective… Read more »

Falconhead Capital Acquires Rita’s Franchise Company, Nation’s Largest Italian Ice Concept

12.1.2011 FALCONHEAD CAPITAL ACQUIRES RITA’S FRANCHISE COMPANY, NATION’S LARGEST ITALIAN ICE CONCEPT NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Falconhead Capital, LLC (“Falconhead”), a private equity firm specializing in growing consumer-focused businesses, today announced the acquisition of a controlling stake in Rita’s Water Ice Franchise Company, LLC (“Rita’s”), a leading regional frozen treat concept based… Read more »

Rita’s Raises $575,000 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Research

07.19.2010 Rita’s Raises $575,000 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Research Trevose, PA (July 19, 2010) – Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) just received another large scoop of support through Rita’s Italian Ice’s annual paper lemon program. Rita’s four-week fundraising program generated $575,000 to help further the charity’s pediatric cancer research initiatives across the United States…. Read more »