Graeter’s Ice Cream Celebrates Flying Pig Anniversary with Limited Edition Flavor
CINCINNATI, OH (April 19, 2023) – Graeter’s Ice Cream, a 153-year-old, family owned craft ice cream company, is celebrating with the renowned Flying Pig Marathon with a special flavor to commemorate the race’s 25th anniversary. In honor of Cincinnati’s own annual marathon event, Graeter’s is releasing “Flying Pig TracksTM” for a limited run in all scoop shops on Friday, April 28th followed by select Kroger, Jungle Jim’s and Dorothy Lane stores in the Cincinnati and Dayton areas and online at Graeters.com.
The Flying Pig Tracks flavor is packed with peanut butter cups and chocolate fudge, packaged into a playfully illustrated pint. This celebratory pint will be available for online ordering across the country at Graeters.com. In addition to the limited edition flavor, Graeter’s is also teaming up with Cincinnati’s own Rookwood Pottery with a “Flying Pig” ice cream bowl. The bowl is the fifth in Graeter’s series of collectible Rookwood bowls. This very limited run carries a stamp commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Flying Pig Marathon. Available in limited quantities, the stamped Flying Pig bowl will be available for sale at $59.95 at the marathon registration event on Friday, May 5th.
“Staying true to our Cincinnati roots, it made sense to honor the 25th anniversary of the Flying Pig Marathon with an ice cream release,” shares Chip Graeter, 4th generation co-owner of Graeter’s. “Beyond runners and fans, we think Flying Pig Tracks is a flavor everyone will enjoy and we're happy to offer it in all of our shops throughout the Midwest.”
The Flying Pig Marathon is organized by Pig Works, a non-profit organization that hosts a variety of races and events throughout the year. The Flying Pig Marathon has become one of the largest and most popular marathons in the United States, attracting participants from across the country and around the world. The 25th Anniversary of the Flying Pig Marathon will be celebrated May 5-7, 2023. Details and registration are available at www.flyingpigmarathon.com.
Graeter’s Ice Cream, celebrating its 153rd anniversary, produces craft ice cream using French Pots®, a small batch, artisanal method of production dating back over a century. Graeter’s has won the hearts of ice cream enthusiasts across the country as well as the respect of the nation’s most influential foodies. Tasted among 13 national brands, Graeter’s was voted the #1 Vanilla Ice Cream by MyRecipes.com in 2019. Famous for their signature chocolate chips, the Cincinnati-based company remains family owned and operated and continues to handcraft ice cream 2½ gallons at a time. Today, Graeter’s currently has 55 retail stores and ships over 300,000 pints annually for online mail order sales. Graeter’s can also be found in more than 3,000 grocery stores in 46 states. Visit www.graeters.com for more information.