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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Gives Last Minute Gift Shoppers Value for Valentine’s Day

Hand-dipped & completely covered strawberry present for Austin’s most romantic holiday from Amy's Ice Cream, available all day, February 14th!

PRLog - Feb. 13, 2011 - AUSTIN, Texas -- (Austin, Texas) Amy’s Ice Creams is  cutting, covering and packaging strawberries and has been for 48 hours straight. 200 Central Texans employees create Chocolate-Covered Strawberries in the modified ice cream production facility; for the Valentine’s Weekend; Feb 12th 13, 14 at 14 locations across Austin for $16.00 per dozen.  

Once a year Amy’s Ice creams shut down ice cream production to create a delicacy  starting with fresh cut strawberries that are completely-covered (not dipped) in Dark Callebaut Chocolate, drizzled with white chocolate and packaged in adorable pink egg cartons! These gifts are available for pick up anytime throughout the weekend for those last minute shoppers.

“You won’t find a completely covered strawberries in dark chocolate at just $16.00 a dozen anywhere in Austin,” said Joe Morris, purchasing manager and head of chocolate strawberry production. “Amy’s chocolatiers, dippers, cutters and packagers all work around the clock and even the stores check to make sure each order gets at least a pound of berries!”  

Amy’s Chocolate-Covered Strawberries by the Numbers
Amy’s Ice Cream will create over 100,000 Chocolate-Covered Strawberries for this Valentine Weekend.

2000 lbs of Callebaut Dark Chocolate imported from Belgium will be melted and used.

600 lbs of Callebaut White Chocolate will be melted and used as a white chocolate lattice.

9000 pink egg carton will be utilized to as adorable packaging.

40 white tables we’ll run the length of the production facility  where strawberries will be freshly cut, submerged in a bath of dark chocolate, drizzled with white chocolate and packaged to go to stores for pick up in Austin, Houston and San Antonio.

72 hours of non-stop chocolate covered strawberry wonderment was started on Friday, February 11, 2011

Over 200 Texans will be employee to help produce, ship and sell Chocolate-Covered Strawberries many of whom will find a permanent home at Amy’s Ice Creams.

$16 per dozen is the most competitive price in Austin, Houston & San Antonio for hand-crafted Chocolate-Covered Strawberries.

Customers may visit any Amy’s location and buy their Chocolate-Covered Strawberry dozen without waiting in line. Find a list of locations and more online at  www.amysicecreams.com.

Contact: Aaron M. Clay
814-8882 / (512) 588-2448

Amyʼs Ice Creams has been serving delicious homemade premium ice creams & frozen desserts for 25 years. Once a year, Amy’s stops production of ice cream to make one-of-a-kind chocolate covered strawberries to sell in their multiple locations across Austin, San Antonio & Houston. The ice cream maker  has become a favorite of Central Texas and offers catering and wholesale service for our over 350 ice cream flavors, frozen yogurt, dairy free fruit ices, ice cream cakes and shakes & smoothies.  For more information about Amy’s Ice Creams visit www.amysicecreams.com.

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Amy’s Ice Creams has been making homemade premium ice creams & frozen desserts for 25 years with multiple locations across Texas also offering catering and wholesale service for their 350 ice cream flavors, frozen yogurt, fruit ices, and cakes.

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