Dippin’ Dots, the Paducah, Kentucky-based beaded ice cream and frozen treats company, has rolled out a new, custom flavor – Boysenberry Ice – as part of the Knott’s Taste of Boysenberry Festival at Knott’s Berry Farm in California. Running select dates from March 5 to May 2, the event celebrates the unique berry that put the amusement park on the map.
The purple beads of flavored ice, created by flash freezing cream mix in liquid nitrogen, taste exactly like a chilled version of the boysenberry. Along with Dippin’ Dots, over 80 other boysenberry-infused food and drink items are available for festival attendees to sample while visiting the Buena Park, California park. For details regarding The Taste of Boysenberry Festival, visit www.knotts.com.
“We are excited to announce that we have teamed up with Dippin’ Dots to create an incredible boysenberry treat for all to enjoy,” said Laura Brubaker, vice president of food and beverage at Knott’s Berry Farm. “We have been working on this project for the past year. Dippin Dots’ has taken the time to perfect the unique tart and sweet flavors that bring to life our sacred boysenberry in a way that our guests will love.”
Dippin’ Dots has a history of enhancing its offerings at Cedar Fair properties such as Knott’s Berry Farm. Throughout its long-standing partnership of 25 years, the company has created unique sundaes and flavors with a specific theme. The Taste of Boysenberry Festival the first major event presented by Knott’s Berry Farm to operate following pandemic-related shutdowns imposed by the government. Following the festival, Boysenberry Dippin’ Dots will also be made available at Knott’s Soak City and Great America in Northern California.
“We are excited to unveil our special Boysenberry flavor, which we think will be the perfect addition to The Taste of Boysenberry Festival this spring,” said Adam Gross, Senior Director of Sales for Dippin’ Dots.
Dippin’ Dots has produced and distributed its flash frozen tiny beads of ice cream, yogurt, sherbet and flavored ice products in Kentucky since 1988. The line, which is available throughout the United States and seven other countries through its franchised and direct distribution network, features a wide range of ice cream, ice, sherbet and frozen yogurt flavors including blue raspberry, lemon, lime, orange, rainbow, bubble gum, strawberry cheesecake, banana split, chocolate and vanilla.