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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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Feb 12

Fond Memories

Bridgeman's holds a special place in my heart. As with many other people, it has occupied many fine memories
of my childhood. Back in the 60's when getting ice cream was special. Bridgeman's in Richfield was our store,
I recall when the annual truck sales would allow Mom and Dad to afford…

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Fond Memories
Feb 12

Bridgeman's and Fishing Trips

From 1973 through 1996, my father and I would drive to Cohasset from South Bend Indiana, to
fish at the Northern Holiday Resort on the Mississippi River. At some time during our week at
the resort, owned by Zeke and Lucy Annis, we would drive into Grand Rapids for ice cream at

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Bridgeman's and Fishing Trips
Dec 07

Carbone's Pizzeria in Edina - Delivering Bridgeman's Ice Cream!

We are officially breaking into the delivery world!  We have been so excited to share this news with our fans.  Carbone's Pizzeria in Edina (located off 50th and France) is now delivering our 48oz tubs with their pizzas!  Our new freezer bags will keep the ice cream cold for up to 2 hours so you don't…

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Carbone's Pizzeria in Edina - Delivering Bridgeman's Ice Cream! Intro Photo

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