Local ice cream business expands amid coronavirus pandemic

ST. LOUIS – Promoting ice cream could sound like a seasonal enterprise, however a St. Louis entrepreneur made a promise to her staff throughout the pandemic that she intends to maintain. 

You might assume proudly owning your personal small enterprise is a candy gig, particularly if it entails ice cream, however the proprietor of Clementine’s Creamery says throughout a pandemic she’s needed to get as artistic as a few of her flavors to remain afloat. 

“It actually was about pivoting early on. I made a dedication to our workers that we’re going to hold them on and we weren’t gonna lay them off and we’ve actually completed what we’ve needed to do,” says Proprietor Tamara Keefe. 

She says that has meant extra worker pushed deliveries together with creating new concoctions to maintain individuals coming, whether or not that’s new ice cream flavors or hand-making decadent sizzling chocolate bombs which have been blowing up as 2020s hottest meals pattern. 

They’ve additionally been making extra pints to go which is up about 400% from their common. 

“We’ve truly had a rent on 10 extra individuals in our kitchen to maintain up with the pint enterprise that now we have and we’re so grateful for that,” Keefe stated.

Their vacation flavors will come out on December 4. 

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