Dig In Vermonters!

Jim Burroway

September 1st, 2009

In honor of today being the day in which Vermont’s marriage equality law goes into effect, Ben & Jerry’s has temporarily changed the name of their “Chubby Hubby” flavor to “Hubby Hubby” in the Granite Green Mountain State:

“The legalization of marriage for gay and lesbian couples in Vermont is certainly a step in the right direction, and something worth celebrating with peace, love – and plenty of ice cream,” Ben & Jerry\’s CEO Walt Freese said in announcing the sugary switch.

The special flavor won’t be sold in stores (revising product labels takes 18 months). Instead, a special wedding-themed Ben & Jerry\’s truck will hand out free “Hubby Hubby” across Vermont today, and Vermont’s six Ben & Jerry stores will sell special “Hubby Hubby” sundaes. Sweet move.

Joe

September 1st, 2009

You know “The Granite State” is New Hampshire, right?
Vermont is commonly known as “The Green Mountain State”.

Rebecca

September 1st, 2009

That’s adorable! :)

Alex

September 1st, 2009

I love it!! Christian boycott of Ben & Jerry’s in T-minus 10, 9, 8, 7…

Jim Burroway

September 1st, 2009

Joe, no I didn’t know that. Thanks for the correction.

Regan DuCasse

September 1st, 2009

Were it not for fear of my waistline, I’d stock my freezer for the next year with B & J’s!
I’m already addicted to their Creme Brulee flavor.

I LOVE these guys and bless them for making a very cheering and supportive gesture with their product!

Talk about showing love for marriage and family!

Christopherâ„¢

September 1st, 2009

Hoo-boy… these will go for major bank on eBay.

Lindoro Almaviva

September 1st, 2009

I would love to have a pint, and I am not even close to VT.

Gina9223

September 1st, 2009

Wait a second….what? no Wifey Wifey?

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