Hall of Fame Flavors
New flavors of Creamery ice cream are always being created, and visitors may wonder how names are chosen. Some pay tribute to Penn State faculty who have made outstanding contributions to higher education.
Cherry Quist, a creamy black cherry and vanilla ice cream, is named for John Almquist, professor emeritus of dairy science and the 1981 winner of the Wolf Prize the highest award in agricultural science.
Keeney Beany, a double chocolate ice cream with chocolate chunks, pays tribute to Professor Emeritus Philip Keeney, a nationally recognized teacher and scientist in ice cream and chocolate technology.
Peachy Paterno, was the winning name selected from a Penn State Food Science Club ice cream naming contest in 1987 to honor Joe Paterno's academic contributions to Penn State University.
WPSU Coffee Break is named for Penn State's award-winning public broadcast TV channel.
Palmer Mousseum w/ Almonds is named to honor Penn State's art museum, a popular place to visit within walking distance of the Creamery.
Alumni Swirl is the newest member of the Hall of Fame and named to honor the thousands of Alumni who make a point of visiting the Creamery every time they visit Penn State. It is Blue and White, of course.