Porsche Celebrates National Ice Cream Day with Limited Edition Ice Cream
Porsche has teamed up with Chicago-based Pretty Cool Ice Cream to launch five unforgettable flavors based on the brand’s famous car colors.
Individualization is at the core of Porsche sports cars. Ranging from more than 160 Paint to Sample colors to the Paint to Sample Plus custom colors, along with the traditional color options, the German automaker aspires to fulfill every customer’s wish for their dream Porsche. In honor of National Ice Cream Day on Sunday, July 17, Porsche Cars North America announced the launch of limited-edition ice cream pops inspired by Porsche paint colors that coincidentally could double as ice cream flavors.
In collaboration with Pretty Cool Ice Cream, a small-batch creamery based in Chicago, the following five ice cream pops were created with eye-catching packaging to match:
- Mint Green: a green mint cookies and cream ice cream with a mint green white chocolate shell.
- Strawberry Red: cream Cheese ice cream dipped in a strawberry red shell. Made with real freeze-dried strawberries.
- Macadamia Metallic: roasted macadamia ice cream in a sparkling macadamia metallic colored chocolate shell.
- Frozen Berry Metallic: black raspberry ice cream in a sparkling frozen berry colored Ruby chocolate shell.
- Lime Gold Metallic: key lime pie ice cream in a sparkling lime gold colored caramel shell.
“This has been a fun project and one we hope will evoke a smile, just like the customizable colors available on all of our cars. We genuinely thought there weren’t many things cooler than one of our special colors for your dream Porsche, but this ice cream might just have that beat. Pretty Cool Ice Cream has been as meticulous and passionate as we are about getting the color just right – and on top of that they’ve come up with delicious flavors to match. We hope Porsche fans and enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy the ice cream as much as we’ve loved creating it!” – Ayesha Coker, Vice President of Marketing of Porsche Cars North America.
“My uncle, ‘Targa Dan,’ has always had a passion for restoring Porsche cars and has brought over 200 cars back to life over the last 50 years, so I grew up very close to the brand. When Porsche reached out to me to make some custom ice cream inspired by the paint colors, I was thrilled. Similar to all Porsche sports cars, the ice cream pops are truly a passion project that I couldn’t be more excited to share.” – Dana Salls Cree, Owner of Pretty Cool Ice Cream.
The Pretty Cool Lincoln Park (709 West Belden) location in Chicago will offer the ice cream pops on National Ice Cream Day on July 17. The custom ice cream pops will also be available at select Porsche events later this year.