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Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

Eric’s Ice Cream Factory Is Now Offering Franchise Opportunities

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DEFIANCE, OH— Eric’s Ice Cream Factory, a chain of locally owned and operated ice cream shop serving homemade, handcrafted ice cream, floats, milkshakes, flurries, freezes, slushes, sundaes since 1999, is pleased to announce that it is expanding its business operations by offering franchise opportunities.

Eric’s owner, Eric Gerber, commented “We are excited to be able to offer the Eric’s Ice Cream Factory business model to people that want to establish a great business that offers customers fun, quality and value. Customers of our six northwest Ohio locations know the great reputation of Eric’s and we want to share that with other communities in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana.”

Eric’s Ice Cream Factory is well-established in the northwest Ohio market by offering its customers in Defiance, Bryan, and Bowling Green great ice cream.

Initial target markets for Eric’s franchises are Toledo, Lima, Findlay, Van Wert, as well as Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Dayton in Ohio, Detroit and Ann Arbor areas in Michigan and the Ft. Wayne area in Indiana.

Anyone interested in obtaining more information regarding an Eric’s Ice Cream franchise should call Eric at 419-956-8664 or Bill at 866-931-3566 or email or