Wells Dairy Inc

By: Bubbajunk.com

Wells' Dairy, Inc. was founded in 1913 by Fred H. Wells. Wells bought a horse, a delivery wagon, a few cans and jars, and the good will of the business from Ray Bowers, a dairy farmer in Le Mars, Iowa -- all for 250 Dollars. The original contract granted Fred H. Wells the milk distribution route and guaranteed a source of raw milk from Mr. Bower's herd of fifteen milk cows. With its state-of-the-art production facilities, the company is viewed by many industry experts as one of the most technically advanced in the industry. The company manufactures and packages over 2,000 products in almost every size, shape, style, and flavor imaginable -- from ice cream and frozen novelties to fresh dairy products like milk, yogurt, and sour cream.

The Wells family feels that they have the facilities, technology, vision, and the people in to keep the company growing and advance the distribution of the company's products well into the future. This confidence along with their family values and midwestern roots has served the company well for over 80 years. Wells' Dairy, Inc. is proud to call Le Mars, Iowa home; after all, it is the - Ice Cream Capital of the World.

The company has locations throughout the U.S. and in 20 countries, including Latin America and the Pacific Rim. They employ over 3,000 production, sales, office, and support personnel. They operate two ice cream plants and a milk plant in Le Mars, Iowa – The company corporate headquarters -- and have a yogurt plant in Omaha, Nebraska, and an ice cream plant in St. George, Utah. Corporate headquarters is at LeMars, IA.

Wells Dairy Inc offers a wide variety of ice cream, frozen novelties and other dairy products under the Blue Bunny brand name. Blue Bunny offers an extensive line of ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and sorbet products for foodservice operators in every business segment.
 
More ice cream is produced in Le Mars by a single company than in any other city in the world. Le Mars, Iowa, located in Northwestern Iowa, has been home to Wells' Dairy since 1913. The Wells family still resides in Le Mars, along with nearly 10,000 other citizens who are proud to live, work and play in a community that has prospered since 1869.