Kenneth J. Hall, Chief Executive Officer of NexCen Brands, Inc., stated, “We continue to have success in growing our brands’ presence internationally. We are very pleased to introduce the Marble Slab Creamery brand into the U.K.”
Chris Dull, President of NexCen Franchise Management, Inc., the franchising subsidiary of NexCen Brands, Inc. stated, “The Marble Slab store opening in Dundee was a success, and the initial consumer response in Scotland for our premium hand-mixed ice cream has been positive. We will continue to work closely with our franchisees to ensure that consumers enjoy a consistently favorable in-store experience and high-quality product both domestically and abroad.”
Marble Slab Creamery(R), a leading purveyor of super-premium hand-mixed ice cream and the innovator of the frozen slab technique, was founded in 1983. Every batch of Marble Slab Creamery ice cream is made on location using ingredients from around the world and fresh dairy from local farms. Marble Slab Creamery’s famous mix-ins include fresh fruits, fine nuts, candies and cookies that can be blended into all ice cream flavors. Today, Marble Slab Creamery has an international presence with locations in the United States, Canada, Lebanon, Bahrain, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
NexCen Brands, Inc. is a strategic brand management company with a focus on franchising. It owns a portfolio of franchise brands that includes two retail franchises: The Athlete’s Foot(R) and Shoebox New York(R), as well as five quick service restaurant (QSR) franchises: Great American Cookies(R), MaggieMoo’s(R), Marble Slab Creamery(R), Pretzelmaker(R) and Pretzel Time(R). The brands are managed by NexCen Franchise Management, Inc., a subsidiary of NexCen Brands.