January 19, 2009

Ben & Jerry’s unveils ‘Yes Pecan’

Vermont-based ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's has unveiled its latest flavor, Yes Pecan, which recalls President-elect Barack Obama's campaign mantra.

Yes Pecan, a variation of Obama's famous slogan, Yes we can, is described by the company as an inspirational blend that includes amber waves of buttery ice cream with roasted non-partisan pecans, Ben & Jerry's announced Monday.

The company said proceeds from the flavor in Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shops during the month of January will go to the Common Cause Education Fund, a non-partisan non-profit dedicated to encouraging citizens to participate in the political process.