6 Black-Owned Creameries Whose Tasty Treats Will Keep You Cool This Summer

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Hank’s Ice Cream Parlor in Houston, Texas
Since September 1985, owner Hank Wiggins and his wife, Okemah, have been churning out over 100 premium ice cream flavors the old-fashioned way — by hand. Some of the parlor’s most popular flavors include Butter Pecan, Coconut Bar, Cookies and Cream and Blueberry Cheesecake, among others.

“Our mission is to create innovative premium-flavored ice cream and serve the public, the community and area businesses,” the shop’s website states. “We take pride in the quality and care of our ice cream. We offer a pleasant atmosphere for the entire family to enjoy.”

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Mikey Likes It Ice Cream In New York, N.Y.
New York’s Mikey Likes It Ice Cream is the world’s first pop culture-inspired premium ice cream brand, according to its website. The company creates homemade artisan, organic and all-natural ice cream in small batches in an effort to preserve its freshness.

Some of its unique flavors include “Foxy Brown,” a mocha-flavored ice cream with crushed chocolate wafers; “Nutty Professor,” a smooth peanut butter ice cream topped with mini semi-sweet chocolate chips and Nutter Butter cookie pieces; and “Ice Ice Baby,” a triple vanilla blended ice cream.

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