Blue Bell Creamery
One hot summer day local farmers decided to establish
the Brenham Creamery Company and make butter from excess cream brought
in by area farmers. A few years later the creamery began making ice cream
and delivering it to neighbors by horse and wagon. It was in 1930 that
the company changed its name to Blue Bell Creameries after the native
Texas bluebell wildflower.
lot has changed since those early days. Horse drawn buggies have
been traded in for refrigerated trucks and the creamery no longer
butter. They do offer some of the most popular tours in Texas followed
by free samples of their ice cream.
they.say it's "the best ice cream in the country." And
that "we eat all we can and sell the rest." This little creamery is one
of the top three selling ice creams in the country.