Posts Categorized: Press Releases

Rita’s Begins to Sell Franchises in San Antonio

10.13.2009 Rita’s Begins to Sell Franchises in San Antonio Trevose, PA (October 13, 2009) – Rita’s Italian Ice, (http:///www.ritasice.com) the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 550 stores across 18 states, announced today that the company has begun to sell franchises in San Antonio, Texas. Earlier this year, Texas became the 18th state… Read more »

Rita’s Announces Winners of 25th Anniversary Promotion

08.21.2009 Rita’s Announces Winners of 25th Anniversary Promotion Trevose, Pa. (August 21, 2009)—Rita’s Italian Ice (http://www.ritasice.com), the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 550 stores across 18 states, today announced the winners of its system-wide 25th Anniversary “Scratch and Win” game promotion. Launched in May to celebrate Rita’s silver anniversary, this promotion offered… Read more »

Rita’s Introduces Highly-Anticipated Swedish Fish® Italian Ice Flavor

07.31.2009 Rita’s Introduces Highly-Anticipated Swedish Fish® Italian Ice Flavor Trevose, PA (July 31, 2009) – Rita’s Italian Ice, the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 550 stores in 18 states, today announced the debut of its new flavor of Italian Ice, inspired by the beloved Swedish Fish® candy brand. In partnership with Cadbury,… Read more »

Rita’s Squeezes Pediatric Cancer with $451,000 Donation

07.30.2009 Rita’s Squeezes Pediatric Cancer with $451,000 Donation Trevose, Pa. (July 30, 2009) — Rita’s Italian Ice, (http:///www.ritasice.com) the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 550 stores across 18 states, today announced that the company raised $451,000 this June for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer (ALSF) during its signature paper lemon… Read more »

Rita’s 4th Consecutive Paper Lemon Program Gives Childhood Cancer the Squeeze

06.1.2009 Rita’s 4th Consecutive Paper Lemon Program Gives Childhood Cancer the Squeeze Trevose, Pa. (June 1, 2009) — Rita’s Franchise Company, (http://www.ritasice.com) the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept, today announced the start of its fourth consecutive paper lemon promotion to raise funds for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) to further pediatric cancer research. Throughout the… Read more »

Rita’s Reaches The Big Apple

05.29.2009 Rita’s Reaches The Big Apple Trevose, PA (May 29, 2009) – Rita’s Italian Ice, the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 550 stores in 18 states, today announced that the company has signed its first development agreement in New York City. The three-store agreement will result in new stores in the Upper… Read more »

Rita’s Opens in Lone Star State

05.19.2009 Rita’s Opens in Lone Star State Trevose, PA (May 19, 2009) – Rita’s, the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 550 stores, announced today that the company has opened its very first store in Texas. The Bedford, Texas location is the first of two Rita’s to open this year in the northern… Read more »

Winner of Rita’s “Mystery Ice Flavor Contest” Declared

04.27.2009 Winner of Rita’s “Mystery Ice Flavor Contest” Declared Trevose, PA (April 27, 2009) – The secret has been revealed and Rita’s “Mystery Ice” flavor is a mystery no more. After receiving almost 30,000 name submissions for an online naming contest, Rita’s—the largest Italian Ice concept in the nation—today announced that Little Falls, NJ resident… Read more »

Feed Your Spring “FREE-ver” With Free Italian Ice from Rita’s

02.27.2009 Feed Your Spring “FREE-ver” With Free Italian Ice from Rita’s Nation’s Largest Italian Ice Chain to Hold 17th Annual First Day of Spring Giveaway Trevose, Pa. (February 27, 2009)— Friday, March 20 will mark a “sweet” date for Italian Ice lovers – and those looking for a free dose of happiness in today’s troubled… Read more »