- Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield started out in a gas station in Vermont
- Has been around since 1978
- $5 course to actually learn how to make ice cream, and a $12,000 investment to open up shop
- Bergen, Norway
- Attended United World College
- Became CEO of Ben & Jerry's in 2010
- Worked with Unilever for 19 years
Ben & Jerry's Foundation
- Established in 1985
- Mission: To engage Ben & Jerry's employees in philanthropy and social change work; to give back to our Vermont communities; and to support grassroots activism and community organizing for social and environmental justice around the country
- Donates $1.8 mil to nonprofits across Vermont
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