News Feed Item
Yogurty's(R) First Major Expansion in Western Canada
Froyo(R) Nation Grows from One to Eight Stores in Alberta
|By Marketwired .
|July 30, 2014 12:49 PM EDT
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/30/14 --
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release.
With nearly 75 locations opened or in development across Canada and around the world, Yogurty's® is a leader in the frozen yogurt category. Recently opened in Ottawa and Montreal, the Yogurty's® franchise continues to flourish with eight new stores in Alberta.
"For over 20 years, we have worked to build brands that are fun, playful and above all delicious," says Michael Serruya, Yogurty's® Co-Founder and CEO. "There is certainly a market for froyo® in the Prairies, and we look to strengthen our brand awareness and store presence in this exciting region. We have a successful business model in place that will allow more people to enjoy the Yogurty's® experience, which is having the freedom to create unique, personalized froyo® flavour combinations."
Joining Yogurty's® McKenzie Towne in Calgary (26 McKenzie Towne Gate SE) and the soon-to-be-open Yogurty's® South 40 in Grand Prairie, six Twisted Yogurt restaurants are in the process of switching over to Yogurty's® to delight taste buds all summer long, including:
1. Sherwood Park Emerald - Unit 500 - 5000 Emerald Drive;
2. Sherwood Park - #138-1020 Sherwood Drive;
3. Edmonton Southpark - #650-3803 Calgary Trail;
4. Edmonton Terwillegar - 2347 Rabbit Hill Rd;
5. Spruce Grove - #204,131 Century Crossing Road, Spruce Grove and;
6. St. Albert - 40-11 Bellerose Drive.
Taking over the popular Twisted Yogurt restaurants, Yogurty's® will give Albertans the opportunity to experience a delectable twist on yummy frozen treats including the new Summer Coolers flavours - Classic Mojito Sorbet, Strawberry Daiquiri Sorbet and Pina Colada Froyo®. Twisted Yogurt founder Michael Bossier led the charge for frozen yogurt in Alberta.
Says Bossier, "I founded the Twisted Yogurt brand and I am delighted that Yogurty's® is coming to Alberta so that my passion for frozen yogurt can reach more Albertans. Froyo® is so fun and popular, and Yogurty's® has got the right formula to take what I started to the next level."
With the evolution of Twisted Yogurt to Yogurty's®, the wildly popular brand will expand the business, using its proven operations model: inviting fun atmosphere, the best tasting froyo® flavours made from 100% Canadian dairy, and engaging customer rewards programs including the new mobile app (rewards, pay, gift).
Master franchisees for Alberta, Justin Lussier and Christian Bullock of the popular Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria, have outstanding experience building restaurant brands.
"With Yogurty's® rapid growth across Canada, we see an excellent opportunity to expand the love of frozen yogurt in our province," says Bullock. "Michael and Aaron Serruya have an amazing track record of growing franchise systems and corporately-run chains. We look forward to working together and applying our restaurant franchising experience to this latest venture."
Yogurty's® is proudly Canadian and continues to be committed to expanding throughout the country to bring the best tasting healthy desserts to Canadians. For Yogurty's® franchising information please email: [email protected] or call: 905-479-5040.
Proudly Canadian Yogurty's® is the largest self-serve frozen yogurt group of stores in Canada. Yogurty's® currently has 75 locations opened or in development across Ontario, Mexico and Costa Rica. The Yogurty's® concept allows consumers to create their own froyo® masterpieces, with no two creations being alike. Yogurty's® frozen yogurt is a natural source of protein, calcium, and contains probiotics (live and active yogurt cultures) to help support a healthy digestive system and immunity. Most of Yogurty's® froyo® is gluten-free. Yogurty's® frozen yogurt has the richness and creaminess of ice cream, without the fat and with fewer calories. For more information, visit www.yogurtys.com.
To view the photo associated with this release, please visit the following link: http://www.marketwire.com/library/20140730-Yogutys-Froyo.jpg.
In the midst of the widespread popularity and adoption of cloud computing, it seems like everything is being offered “as a Service” these days: Infrastructure? Check. Platform? You bet. Software? Absolutely. Toaster? It’s only a matter of time. With service providers positioning vastly differing offerings under a generic “cloud” umbrella, it’s all too easy to get confused about what’s actually being offered.
In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Kevin Hazard, Director of Digital Content for SoftL...
Jun. 30, 2015 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,079
Agile, which started in the development organization, has gradually expanded into other areas downstream - namely IT and Operations. Teams – then teams of teams – have streamlined processes, improved feedback loops and driven a much faster pace into IT departments which have had profound effects on the entire organization.
In his session at DevOps Summit, Anders Wallgren, Chief Technology Officer of Electric Cloud, will discuss how DevOps and Continuous Delivery have emerged to help connect dev...
Jun. 30, 2015 04:39 PM EDT Reads: 546
Today air travel is a minefield of delays, hassles and customer disappointment. Airlines struggle to revitalize the experience. GE and M2Mi will demonstrate practical examples of how IoT solutions are helping airlines bring back personalization, reduce trip time and improve reliability.
In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Dr. Sarah Cooper, M2Mi’s VP Business Development and Engineering, will explore the IoT cloud-based platform technologies drivi...
Jun. 30, 2015 04:21 PM EDT Reads: 579
Containers are changing the security landscape for software development and deployment. As with any security solutions, security approaches that work for developers, operations personnel and security professionals is a requirement.
In his session at DevOps Summit, Kevin Gilpin, CTO and Co-Founder of Conjur, will discuss various security considerations for container-based infrastructure and related DevOps workflows.
Jun. 30, 2015 03:59 PM EDT Reads: 532
It is one thing to build single industrial IoT applications, but what will it take to build the Smart Cities and truly society-changing applications of the future? The technology won’t be the problem, it will be the number of parties that need to work together and be aligned in their motivation to succeed.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jason Mondanaro, Director, Product Management at Metanga, discussed how you can plan to cooperate, partner, and form lasting all-star teams to change the world...
Jun. 30, 2015 02:15 PM EDT Reads: 2,148
Overgrown applications have given way to modular applications, driven by the need to break larger problems into smaller problems. Similarly large monolithic development processes have been forced to be broken into smaller agile development cycles. Looking at trends in software development, microservices architectures meet the same demands.
Additional benefits of microservices architectures are compartmentalization and a limited impact of service failure versus a complete software malfunction. ...
Jun. 30, 2015 01:56 PM EDT Reads: 660
Internet of Things is moving from being a hype to a reality. Experts estimate that internet connected cars will grow to 152 million, while over 100 million internet connected wireless light bulbs and lamps will be operational by 2020. These and many other intriguing statistics highlight the importance of Internet powered devices and how market penetration is going to multiply many times over in the next few years.
Jun. 30, 2015 01:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,993
Internet of Things (IoT) will be a hybrid ecosystem of diverse devices and sensors collaborating with operational and enterprise systems to create the next big application.
In their session at @ThingsExpo, Bramh Gupta, founder and CEO of robomq.io, and Fred Yatzeck, principal architect leading product development at robomq.io, discussed how choosing the right middleware and integration strategy from the get-go will enable IoT solution developers to adapt and grow with the industry, while at th...
Jun. 30, 2015 01:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,859
Containers have changed the mind of IT in DevOps. They enable developers to work with dev, test, stage and production environments identically. Containers provide the right abstraction for microservices and many cloud platforms have integrated them into deployment pipelines. DevOps and Containers together help companies to achieve their business goals faster and more effectively.
In his session at DevOps Summit, Ruslan Synytsky, CEO and Co-founder of Jelastic, reviewed the current landscape of...
Jun. 30, 2015 01:30 PM EDT Reads: 2,107
Malicious agents are moving faster than the speed of business. Even more worrisome, most companies are relying on legacy approaches to security that are no longer capable of meeting current threats. In the modern cloud, threat diversity is rapidly expanding, necessitating more sophisticated security protocols than those used in the past or in desktop environments. Yet companies are falling for cloud security myths that were truths at one time but have evolved out of existence.
Jun. 30, 2015 01:15 PM EDT Reads: 2,049
The cloud has transformed how we think about software quality. Instead of preventing failures, we must focus on automatic recovery from failure. In other words, resilience trumps traditional quality measures.
Continuous delivery models further squeeze traditional notions of quality. Remember the venerable project management Iron Triangle? Among time, scope, and cost, you can only fix two or quality will suffer.
Only in today's DevOps world, continuous testing, integration, and deployment upend...
Jun. 30, 2015 12:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,844
The time is ripe for high speed resilient software defined storage solutions with unlimited scalability. ISS has been working with the leading open source projects and developed a commercial high performance solution that is able to grow forever without performance limitations.
In his session at Cloud Expo, Alex Gorbachev, President of Intelligent Systems Services Inc., shared foundation principles of Ceph architecture, as well as the design to deliver this storage to traditional SAN storage co...
Jun. 30, 2015 10:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,889
To many people, IoT is a buzzword whose value is not understood. Many people think IoT is all about wearables and home automation.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, discussed some incredible game-changing use cases and how they are transforming industries like agriculture, manufacturing, health care, and smart cities. He will discuss cool technologies like smart dust, robotics, smart labels, and much more. Prepare...
Jun. 30, 2015 10:20 AM EDT Reads: 550
"We provide a web application framework for building really sophisticated web applications that run on a browser without any installation need so we get used for biotech, defense, and banking applications," noted Charles Kendrick, CTO and Chief Architect at Isomorphic Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @DevOpsSummit (http://DevOpsSummit.SYS-CON.com), held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York
Jun. 30, 2015 10:15 AM EDT Reads: 843
The Internet of Things is not only adding billions of sensors and billions of terabytes to the Internet. It is also forcing a fundamental change in the way we envision Information Technology. For the first time, more data is being created by devices at the edge of the Internet rather than from centralized systems. What does this mean for today's IT professional?
In this Power Panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists addressed this very serious issue of pro...
Jun. 30, 2015 09:45 AM EDT Reads: 894