Posts Categorized: Press Releases

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 »

Rita’s Partners with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

06.1.2010 Rita’s Partners with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Trevose, Pa. (June 1, 2010) — Rita’s Franchise Company, (http://www.ritasice.com) the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept, today announced the start of its fifth consecutive paper lemon promotion to raise funds for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) to further pediatric cancer research. From June 1 through June 30,… Read more »

Spring. Free Rita’s. PEEPS®.

03.2.2010 Spring. Free Rita’s. PEEPS®. Trevose, PA (March 2, 2010) – Spring has officially sprung and Rita’s is celebrating the much anticipated arrival of the new season with a FREE regular Ice and the launch of its new PEEPS® Italian Ice! Rita’s will hold its 18th Annual First Day of Spring Giveaway from noon to… Read more »