National Ice Cream Soda Day

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Today, June 20, is National Ice Cream Soda Day, and well, you don’t have to tell me twice! Whether it is one of the most popular ice cream sodas, like the root-beer float, or a less common straight-up beer float for those 21 and over, this frothy drink is comprised of any carbonated beverage and any ice cream. According to … Read More


The Magic of Vanilla Ice Cream

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Over the years, vanilla ice cream has gotten a bad rap: even the word “vanilla” has come to mean “unexciting, normal, conventional, boring.” But here at Harmony Valley Creamery we have a soft spot in our hearts for this classic ice cream flavor and its unlimited dessert potential- maybe it’s because we use only the finest real bourbon vanilla beans … Read More


Cyclone Destroys Madagascar Vanilla Crops


Madagascar, renowned for its high quality vanilla, is the world’s leading exporter of the spice, accounting for half of global production.  Cyclone ENAWO struck the island on March 7, 2017, wiping out a significant portion of Madagascar’s vanilla crop. The cyclone made a direct strike on Antalaha and  Sambava, the two largest vanilla producing areas. Demand and prices for pure vanilla have been … Read More