Baskin-Robbins plans to one its first café in Tajikistan

26/02/2016 14:12
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DUSHANBE, February 26, 2016, Asia-Plus – Baskin-Robbins, which is the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, plans to open it first café in Tajikistan, according to The DairyNews.

The DairyNews says the company now has its cafes in six post-Soviet states: Armenia; Belarus; Kazakhstan; Latvia; Moldova; and Turkmenistan.

Founded by Burt Baskin and Irv Robbins in Glendale, California in 1945, the company is based in in Canton, Massachusetts.

The company is known for its “31 flavors” slogan, with the idea that a customer could have a different flavor every day of any month.  The slogan came from the Carson-Roberts advertising agency (which later merged into Ogilvy & Mather) in 1953.  Baskin and Robbins believed that people should be able to sample flavors until they found one they wanted to buy, hence their famous small pink spoons.  The company has introduced more than 1,000 flavors since 1945.

Baskin-Robbins has more than 7,300 shop locations in nearly 50 countries outside the United States, including locations in: Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Colombia, Curaçao, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Georgia, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Nepal, Oman, Panama, the Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Maarten, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Vietnam and Yemen.

Baskin-Robbins’ international locations feature flavors of ice cream popular to the tastes of each country, such as Red Bean, Green Tea, Litchi Gold, Black Currant, Cantaloupe, and Coconut Grove.


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