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Minnesota’s original scoop shoppe ice cream

Chester and Roy Bridgeman opened the original Bridgeman’s Ice Cream Shoppe in Duluth Minnesota in 1936. Crafted with only the highest-quality ingredients in crowd-pleasing flavors. Bridgeman’s ice cream become a Minnesota tradition. Today, decades later, we’re still family run and proud to continue their sweet legacy in grocery stores and scoop shops throughout the Midwest.

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Setting the Standard of Quality for over 80 Years

Bridgeman’s Ice Cream is prepared with fresh milk and cream, wholesome fruits and nuts, rich cocoas and dark chocolates, sweet caramel and delicious candies. Our special recipes create a smooth and creamy, not too sweet, not too heavy taste that only can be described as original… the original, super premium and quality taste of Bridgeman’s!!

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Jul 23

Mom Boss doing it all in Fairbault!

EXTRA, EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! Bluebird Cakery in Fairbault, MN has partnered with Bridgeman's and we couldn't be more excited! Owner, Kelsy Willison, has put together a super talented team that together are running a delicious shop filled with cupcakes, cookies, muffins and more, catering weddings…

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Mom Boss doing it all in Fairbault! Intro Photo
Jun 19

New MN State Fair Food - Peaches 'N Cream

Have you heard the big news? We are excited to be a part of the Minnesota State Fair New Food list! We are proud to announce our Peaches 'N Cream Nachos! 

Peaches n’ Cream Nachos

A bed of cinnamon sugar pita chips with Bridgeman’s Peaches n’ Cream ice cream, peach topping, a drizzle…

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New MN State Fair Food - Peaches 'N Cream Intro Photo
Jun 07

The Y Store is Selling Bridgeman's Ice Cream!

We are excited to expand into more locations where you can now enjoy Bridgeman's Ice Cream! Starting June 11, The Y Store in Tower, MN (part of Fortune Bay Casino) will be selling our retail tubs AND scooping some of our flavors! There are a few different brands of ice cream in their dipping cabinet…

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The Y Store is Selling Bridgeman's Ice Cream! Intro Photo

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