Creamistry, based in Yorba Linda, Calif., has been able to ride the growing popularity of ice cream made with liquid nitrogen to add new markets and locations: System sales rose 21% last year, while the number of locations grew 24%, to 56. The chain trades on customers' demand for freshness, as the liquid nitrogen enables stores to make ice cream to order.

LocationYorba Linda, Calif.
2018 Systemwide Sales ($000,000)$24*
YOY Sales Change21.0%
2018 U.S. Units56
YOY Unit Change24.4%
2018 Average Unit Volume ($000)$490*
Future 50 Year2019
FranchisingYes
*Technomic estimate

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