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The Most Iconic Frozen Treats in Each State

11. Hawaii
> Most iconic Fro-Yo/Ice Cream in state:
Haagen Dazs
> No. of Haagen Dazs in state: 6
> No. of Haagen Dazs in nation: 277
> Pct. of all Haagen Dazs in state: 2.2%

Haagen Dazs is a self-proclaimed gourmet ice cream brand that can be found in most grocery stores by the pint, but the iconic brand also has more than 270 locations around the country where ice cream lovers can grab a cone of their favorite flavor. There are nearly five times as many Haagen Dazs locations per capita in Hawaii than there are in the US. Hawaii also has the highest concentration of Haagen Dazs locations of all states.

12. Idaho
> Most iconic Fro-Yo/Ice Cream in state:
> No. of Hokulia in state: 6
> No. of Hokulia in nation: 52
> Pct. of all Hokulia in state: 11.5%

While Hawaiian-themed shaved ice purveyor may have first opened in Utah, it has expanded and become the most iconic frozen dessert dispensary in Idaho. First opening just seven years ago, Hokulia now has over 50 locations across 10 states. Idaho is home to six Hokulia locations.

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13. Illinois
> Most iconic Fro-Yo/Ice Cream in state: Yogen Fruz
> No. of Yogen Fruz in state: 11
> No. of Yogen Fruz in nation: 54
> Pct. of all Yogen Fruz in state: 20.4%

Frozen yogurt and smoothie shop Yogen Fruz was founded in Toronto, Canada in 1986. It expanded to become a truly global brand with more than 1,400 locations around the world, including the United States. There are 54 Yogen Fruz locations in the country, and 11 of them are in Illinois.

14. Indiana
> Most iconic Fro-Yo/Ice Cream in state:
> No. of Graeter’s in state: 5
> No. of Graeter’s in nation: 51
> Pct. of all Graeter’s in state: 9.8%

About one-tenth of all Cincinnati-based Graeter’s ice cream shops are located in Indiana, where it is the most iconic frozen treat store. The nationwide presence of Graeter’s is small compared to iconic dessert shops in other states. The company claims to produce hand-crafted ice cream and gelatos in small batches using an artisanal method.

15. Iowa
> Most iconic Fro-Yo/Ice Cream in state:
Orange Leaf
> No. of Orange Leaf in state: 12
> No. of Orange Leaf in nation: 313
> Pct. of all Orange Leaf in state: 3.8%

With 313 locations across the country, Orange Leaf is one of America’s most popular frozen yogurt chains. Along with the quality of its frozen yogurt, the company playfully touts the versatility of its iconic orange spoon, that is designed for “faster froyo delivery” and can double as a paddle or a catapult. With 12 locations across Iowa, Orange Leaf is the most iconic destination for frozen treats in the state.

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