Howdy Homemade, the ice cream brand on a mission to promote inclusivity and provide meaningful employment for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs), is thrilled to announce a significant expansion of its retail footprint. Now, customers across Texas and Louisiana can enjoy Howdy Homemade's delicious and purpose-driven ice cream at hundreds of H-E-B and Albertsons Companies, Inc. stores. The ice cream is available by the pint at H-E-B stores now, and will be in Albertsons, Tom Thumb, Safeway and Randalls stores starting today. 

This expansion into 136 H-E-B stores and 140 Albertsons Companies, Inc. stores (Albertsons, Tom Thumb, Safeway and Randalls) is a testament to Howdy Homemade's dedication to offering delicious, wholesome ice cream and making a difference in the lives of employees. Pints of six unique flavors, each showcasing a Howdy Homemade Hero on the label, are available in retail stores, including: 

  • Chocolate As All Get-Out: the most chocolatey chocolate with rich fudgy flakes.
  • Cookie Nom’Ster: blue sweet cream with chocolate cookie crumbles. 
  • Salted Caramel: ribbons of sweet and salty caramel swirled in a creamy vanilla.
  • Strawberry Milkshake: muddled fresh strawberries churned in a vanilla sweet cream.
  • Birthday Cake: a party of vanilla cake and rainbow sprinkles mixed in sweet cream.
  • Cold Brew & Cookies: creamy coffee infusion with chocolate cookie crumbles.

"We're overjoyed to extend our reach and share the love of Howdy Homemade ice cream with even more communities," said Landis. "Our partnerships with these retailers have been invaluable in making this expansion possible, and we're grateful for their unwavering support."

Currently, the brand offers sampling at many of these grocery stores, showcasing unique flavors and inspiring stories, while providing employment opportunities for those with IDDs. With this new expansion, Howdy Homemade is poised to introduce its mission-driven ice cream to even more families while continuing to champion equality and empowerment in the workplace. 

For those interested in experiencing the joy of Howdy Homemade's inclusive ice cream and contributing to their mission, the products will be available in the frozen treats section of H-E-B, Albertsons, Tom Thumb, Safeway and Randalls grocery stores throughout Texas and Louisiana. 


About Howdy Homemade
Howdy Homemade is an ice cream brand that specializes in crafting handmade amazing ice cream served in our scoop shops by amazing people. Howdy Homemade Ice Cream was founded on the principle of inclusion in 2015 by Tom Landis, with a mission to support the special needs community and their families by providing employment opportunities to individuals with special needs. Howdy Homemade has 7 locations across the United States in Texas, Colorado, North Carolina, Louisiana, and Indiana, and is awarding franchises in several new markets. Howdy Homemade delicious ice cream is also available in pints across 136 H-E-B locations, and 140 Albertsons, Randall’s, Safeway and Tom Thumb stores. Whether you're in the mood for a classic flavor or a more adventurous option, Howdy Homemade has a flavor to satisfy every palate.