HP Hood was founded in 1846 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, and has remained a proud New England institution despite its national expansion.
Offering the finest dairy products from milk and ice cream to savory sour cream, the company is still going strong after more than 170 years.
But Hood is about more than just profits. They are involved with several local and national organizations devoted to keeping children and their families healthy, including:
- The United Way
- Red Sox Foundation
- Ronald McDonald Houses
- The Jimmy Fund
- Birthday Wishes
- Educational and enrichment programs for families at museums including the Boston Children’s Museum and the Children’s Museum of Maine
- Local food banks through America’s Second Harvest
In keeping with Hood's spirit of giving, the company will celebrate one of their most iconic products with their National Ice Cream Sandwich Day event this Friday, August 2.
Head to the Boston Common Frog Pond between 11 AM and 1:30 PM to enjoy a free Hood ice cream sandwich on the frozen treat’s 120th birthday.
In addition to the traditional chocolate cookie sandwich with vanilla ice cream, Hood will also offer their new, limited edition unicorn confetti ice cream sandwiches!
The event will include a Unicorn Fantasy Party featuring kid-friendly games, face painting, and a visit from Wally the Green Monster!
Enjoy a hot summer Saturday with ice cream, unicorns, and a few of Boston's most iconic figures!