News Release
 November 20, 2019
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – At a time of year when indulgence is the rule rather than the exception, Tops offers you several delicious seasonal premium ice cream offerings perfect for the holidays! Back by popular demand are two family favorites - Peppermint Sleigh Ride and Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Swirl and new to the lineup-Apple Crisp! Chock full of every bite of extra goodness you crave but now with cleaner, simpler ingredients, Tops Brand ice creams allow you to savor each spoonful all while staying on Santa’s nice list.

Your palate will delight in Peppermint Sleigh Ride! Enjoy crisp chocolate peppermint ice cream with white mint fudge swirls and peppermint bark pieces knowing you’re consuming something that has no artificial colors, no artificial flavors, no high fructose corn syrup, no bleached flours, and no partially hydrogenated oils. Who wouldn’t love serving healthier ice cream to their holiday guests?

The same is true for Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Swirl! Delight your guests not only with its presentation but with its creamy cheesecake flavored ice cream, cinnamon graham cracker swirls, and graham cracker crust pieces. It’s Gluten free with no artificial flavors, no high fructose corn syrup, and no partially hydrogenated oils so it’s indulgence you can feel good about eating!

Don’t have time to throw a classic Apple Crisp in the oven? Why not serve the next best thing? Tops Apple Crisp Ice Cream! Made with baked apple ice cream, diced apples, delicious oatmeal cinnamon crumble pieces and spiced biscuit swirls, you’ll feel like you’re eating the real thing!

“Crafted right here in Western New York, we’re proud to be able to offer our valued customers a quality product that that they can feel great about serving their families not only during the holiday season, but all year long,” said Susan Durfee, director of dairy/frozen for Tops Friendly Markets.

Over the past few years, Tops introduced or reformulated thousands of its TOPS Brand items in an effort to provide more delicious, high-quality foods at an affordable price for your family. TOPS Brand Ice cream was just one of the many items that underwent close examination and by eliminating high-fructose corn syrup and artificial colors and flavors, Tops now offers its customers a cleaner, simpler ingredient option that they can be proud to serve their family.

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Tops Markets, LLC is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 159 full-service supermarkets with five additional franchise stores and is the largest private, for-profit employer in Western New York. As a leading grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and western Vermont, and with the support of 14,000 associates, our core mission is to help our communities flourish. We support programs that seek to eradicate hunger and disease; promote the education of our youth; and to ensure we reduce environmental waste and energy consumption while providing our customers with sustainably sourced, high quality products. For more information, visit


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