The Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlors started as separate ventures from Burt Baskin and Irv Robbins, owning Burt's Ice Cream Shop and Snowbird Ice Cream respectively. Snowbird Ice Cream featured 21 flavors, a novel concept for the time. When the separate companies merged in 1953, this concept grew to 31 flavors.
Baskin-Robbins is known for its "31 flavors" slogan. The idea for having so many came from the Carson-Roberts advertising agency (which later became Ogilvy & Mather) in 1953, along with the slogan "Count the Flavors. Where flavor counts." It also was more than the 28 flavors then famously offered at Howard Johnson's restaurants. In addition, the number 31 was chosen so a customer could have a different flavor every day of any month. Burt and Irv also believed that people should be able to sample flavors until they found one they wanted to buy ― hence the iconic small pink spoon.
Burton Baskin is a global chain of ice cream selling company. The company has a strong network and has presence in more than thirty countries with six thousand retail shops and franchises. Baskin-Robbins USA Co is today, the largest chain of ice cream supplier in the world.
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