Friday, March 10, was Nationwide Ranch Day, celebrating the tangy, savory delights of ranch dressing. It was marked by an announcement about one of many greatest names related to ranch, Hidden Valley. Brooklyn ice cream maker Van Leeuwen introduced that it had partnered with the corporate to make Hidden Valley Ranch Ice Cream.
In Van Leeuwen’s press launch, the co-founder and CEO of Van Leeuwen Ice Cream, Ben Van Leeuwen, stated, “We’re so excited to debut this new sequence of flavors and unveil what’s presumably our most shocking ice cream but: Hidden Valley Ranch.”
“We have now finished some inventive collaborations,” Van Leeuwen continued, “and may’t look forward to Walmart customers to do this new and thrilling taste together with our different Spring specials.”
In the identical launch, Hidden Valley Ranch affiliate director Rachel Garrison stated partly, “We all know that Hidden Valley Ranch goes with nearly every thing–pizza, carrots, French fries–however ice cream is a primary for us.”
The mix of ranch flavoring and ice cream is a primary for a lot of, so the excellent news is that together with the Hidden Valley ice cream going out to Walmarts throughout the nation, there can be different Van Leeuwen-made selections with maybe extra typical taste profiles:
- Candy Maple Cornbread
- Blood Orange Chocolate Chip
- Carrot Cake
- Strawberry Shortcake
- Honey Graham Cracker
- Limoncello Cake
Whereas some may discover the novel combo enjoyable and attention-grabbing, social media reactions point out others had been in a state of cognitive dissonance.
They promised us jetpacks and cloud cities and as an alternative we acquired Ranch-flavored ice cream. https://t.co/0DSllFZYGu
— Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman) March 10, 2023
On a regular basis we stray farther from God’s mild. https://t.co/c6QAggyTbW
— Brian P. Hickey (@BrianPHickey) March 10, 2023
don’t move go, don’t acquire $200, go on to The Hague https://t.co/Irdzv4rP4V
— Peter Twinklage (@PeterTwinklage) March 10, 2023
For the courageous shopper prepared to droop judgment and see what all of the fuss is about, Hidden Valley Ranch Ice Cream and Van Leeuwen’s six different spring flavors can be out there at $5 a unit at 3,500 Walmart starting March 20. Hidden Valley, specifically, will solely be bought between March 20 and Could 28.