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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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Oct 23

North Market in Minneapolis

We have had some fans comment about wanting a location closer to North Minneapolis.  Well, here it is! We are excited to announce that North Market now has 4 flavors for sale in our retail tubs.  You can visit them online at


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North Market in Minneapolis Intro Photo
Oct 18

Von Hanson's partners with Bridgeman's!

You asked and we delivered! Many of our fans have been looking for more locations near home where they can go buy Bridgeman's Ice Cream.  We are excited to announce that a new partnership with Von Hanson's Meat is helping us accomplish just that! Von Hanson's Meat Markets have added Bridgeman's to…

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Von Hanson's partners with Bridgeman's! Intro Photo
Jun 27

New Tubs are printed!

It has been about 1.5 years since we started the journey to refresh our look and update our retail tubs and we can finally say they have been printed!  We will start making our ice cream in them in July and you will slowly see them hitting the shelves after that.  We do have existing inventory that…

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New Tubs are printed! Intro Photo

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