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Tyra Banks Exits 'Dancing With The Stars' To Focus On Entrepreneurship — 'That Is What I Want To Be Known For'

Throughout Tyra Banks’ career, she has been widely recognized for modeling for countless iconic fashion houses. However, the supermodel is focused on building an empire in another market: ice cream.

Mar 17, 2023

E-40 Announces Goon With The Spoon's '100 Percent Black-Owned' Ice Cream

E-40 is building a business empire for himself. Apart from having his own wine line — Earl Stevens Selections — the rapper fulfilled his lifelong dream of entering into the food industry with the launch of his food brand Goon With The Spoon, which includes gourmet meat products. As previously reported by AfroTech, the variety of sausages offered are in partnership with Justin Kinder of Kinder’s Meats. At the time of the announcement in October 2021, E-40 shared that the launch was only the beginning and more things were on the way. In a recent Instagram post, the businessman has kept his promise. After teasing the idea during Good With The Spoon’s initial rollout, ice cream is officially one of its new products. “Expanding the brand with Goon With The Spoon & getting into the ice cream game! 100 percent, Black-owned !” the West Coast Hip-Hop legend shared in his Instagram post’s caption. View this post on Instagram A post shared by E40 Mogul 🥂🎩 (@e40) When taking a look at the photo...

Apr 1, 2022

10 Black-Owned Ice Cream Businesses To Support On National Ice Cream Day

Summertime is the season for cold dairy and frozen treats and on National Ice Cream Day, what better way to cool off in the heat than supporting our own businesses. Instead of a traditional single scoop from your neighborhood ice cream truck, try something new and explore some of the local Black-owned shops that might put you onto your new favorite flavor. We support the Black dollar staying in our communities so this year, show some love to the culture by shopping with some of these out-of-the-box businesses. Check out the below Black-owned ice cream businesses that you should keep on your radar: Creamalicious Ice Cream Creamalicious Ice Cream is a Black woman-owned brand founded by Cincinnati-based chef Liz Rogers who is on the road to taking her company nationwide. From sweet potato pie and peach cobbler to Brown Suga Bourbon Cake, the brand is putting a spin on traditional Southern-style recipes for a medley of sweet delights that currently ship to anywhere in the U.S.   View...

Jul 18, 2021

The Nation’s Fastest-Growing Black-Owned Dairy-Free Ice Cream Brand Can Now Be Delivered To Your Doorstep

You can now get this Black-owned ice cream brand delivered straight to your door! According to Thrillist, Cajou Creamery is a plant-based ice cream brand that was created by Chef Dwight Campbell and his wife Nicole Foster who is a public health attorney. Based in Baltimore, Maryland, it’s now the nation’s fastest-growing Black-owned dairy-free ice cream brand which includes exotic flavors like baklava, Mexican cacao, and sweet potato pie. “People hear vegan or plant-based and think ick like they are dirty words,” said Nicole in an interview. “Or a common story we hear is, ‘I haven’t had ice cream in 20 years,’ and we are able to give them that experience. We hope people can connect to whole foods again and feel the joy that we put into making the product.” The couple began experimenting on dairy-free ice cream after their two children weren’t able to indulge in their love for ice cream because they are lactose-intolerant. Since 2018, their hobby at home became a successful business...

Jun 11, 2021

Ben & Jerry's Joins Forces With Colin Kaepernick to 'Change the Whirled'

Colin Kaepernick changed the world when he first decided to kneel and now he’s teamed up with Ben & Jerry’s to continue to be that change — one scoop at a time. “I’m honored to partner with Ben & Jerry’s on Change the Whirled,” said Kaepernick in a press release. “Their commitment to challenging the anti-Black roots of policing in the United States demonstrates a material concern for the wellbeing of Black and Brown communities. My hope is that this partnership will amplify calls to defund and abolish the police and to invest in futures that can make us safer, healthier, and truly free.” The latest partnership includes a new Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavor inspired by Kaepernick’s social justice efforts. The new flavor Change the Whirled™ honors his activism in the pursuit of racial justice, according to a press release. “We are so inspired by Colin Kaepernick’s bold activism for racial justice that we did what we do best: We whipped up [an] euphoric flavor to honor his work,” said...

Dec 11, 2020