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Blue Bell ice cream - grocery stores that carry it

hypnoteyez_713 Jan 5, 2009 04:21 AM

Has anyone in the MD/DC/VA area seen Blue Bell ice cream sold in their grocery store. I am trying to find some and avoid having to get it shipped from TX. I've seen it sold at some chain restaurants but wanted more than just a bowl.

  1. louuuuu Jan 5, 2009 06:24 AM

    The closest is in Kentucky.

    They do ship .. but the cost is high. Over a hundred dollars for 4 half gallons. Here's a map of " Blue Bell Country"


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    1. re: louuuuu
      hoosierinva Jan 6, 2009 09:17 AM

      As the map indicates, I have seen it in grocery stores in the Greensboro, NC area. That's a couple of hours closer than Kentucky.

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        Roland Parker Jan 5, 2011 06:49 PM

        Ironically, you can buy Blue Bell in Dubai, where I currently live, and I've also seen it in Singapore and Jakarta. Where the oil men go, so does Blue Bell.

      2. littlew1ng Jan 5, 2009 07:37 AM

        let me know if you figure it out....blue bell's birthday cake ice cream is my favorite in the entire world. best of luck.

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          psugumby Jan 7, 2009 10:02 AM

          I've seen it at Super Fresh in Aspen Hill, MD

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            hypnoteyez_713 Jan 7, 2009 10:16 AM

            I live in Aspen Hill...I'm going to go check ASAP. Someone had seen it carried in a grocery store in VA, but I couldn't remember which. I'll post what flavor they carry in case anyone is interested. You might've saved me...I didn't want to spend 100 dollars to get shipped 2 gallons of ice cream just yet.

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              littlew1ng Jan 7, 2009 10:36 AM

              NO WAY. please let us know ASAP!!!

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                hypnoteyez_713 Jan 7, 2009 07:50 PM

                BOO! ...nope... I think you were mistaken by the Blue Bunny brand psugumby... I'll keep looking!

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              katieeebeanss Aug 5, 2010 06:33 AM

              I know this is way past due... but I got a 3 gallon container of Blue Bell ice cream from the Outback in Perry Hall on ebenzer rd for 30 bucks yesterday.... I Had a "funnel cake ice cream party" last night with my friends and wanted only the best... They cant sell any other quantities... but i fit in in my freezer by moving the shelves and emptying it out... It was so worth it :)

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                capriciousdiamond4 Jan 5, 2011 04:27 AM

                I know it's late as well but I found that most Outback's carry this brand of ice cream. I am picking up a 3 gallon container on Saturday for about $40 bucks. A lot cheaper then the $120 for 4 gallons. Hope this helps:)

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                prncsnada Jul 25, 2011 09:20 AM

                Hill Country in DC sells it now!

                1. alkapal Jul 26, 2011 06:11 AM

                  i know that it is offered as a dessert option at bonefish grill, as well. i don't know if they sell it in a large container for take-home.

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                    kaddy2321 Oct 26, 2012 01:33 PM

                    walmart at 1900 Cunningham Dr, Hampton, VA 23666

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                      OkraNtomatoes Dec 4, 2012 03:14 PM

                      In my quest for goodness....I contacted Blue Bell in TX, I was informed they are slowly expanding, in January 2013 news will be out regarding BB being in VA....only hoping they are building a plant in VA = possible BB coming into our area!!!

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                        Transplanted Texan Dec 4, 2012 08:55 PM

                        Oh my gosh. If it really happens, us Texas exes will be thrilled beyond measure.

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                          OkraNtomatoes Dec 5, 2012 09:45 AM

                          Hey.....they can start out small....*so long I'm aware, so I can begin politicn'* can't you tell I'm from the DC area.....chuckles

                          I'm an advocate for beautiful things.....*shrugs*

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                          maypo Dec 5, 2012 05:53 AM

                          It can be done. Graeters ice cream (from Cincinnati) is available in Fresh Market stores here in the DVM,,,,,and can be found as well at Krogers (down towards Richmond). Hope BB can follow this path as well.

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                            OkraNtomatoes Dec 5, 2012 09:52 AM

                            I agree Maypo! It can be done!! I'm not giving up! : )

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                          grimm_reaper Dec 28, 2012 08:17 PM

                          I had been looking for Blue Bell for 2 years since I have been in the DMV area. I went to the Dutch Farmers market and that ice cream is Blue Bell although it is not labeled.

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                            OkraNtomatoes Dec 28, 2012 08:27 PM

                            Grimm my love, which Dutch Market? I've been to them all, just say the area ....and I'm there! LOL

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                              grimm_reaper Dec 29, 2012 07:23 PM

                              I found it at the Dutch market in Upper Marlboro. The butter pecan was delicious.

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                                OkraNtomatoes Dec 29, 2012 09:08 PM

                                Will check it out! Thanks Grimm!! If it ain't BB, I hope it's darn close.....in the meantime, I'm still hounding BB Headquarters.....hope come Jan 2013, they will give e further answers, cuz' I'm feenin for Blue Bell BAYBEEEE!

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