Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Beginning March 3, residents of Las Vegas will get their first taste of Blue Bell Ice Cream from the town of Brenham, Texas.
Blue Bell will be opening a 12,000 square foot distribution facility at 6957 Speedway Boulevard, which will include office space, warehousing and loading docks.
The distribution facility will have 14 employees, and will serve the entire Las Vegas area and surrounding suburbs.
New cities and towns that will be served from the new Las Vegas distribution center will include the entire Las Vegas metro area, in addition to Mesquite and Pahrump.
Blue Bell will be sold at Albertsons, Food 4 Less, Walgreens Walmart and at many independent supermarkets, drugstores and convenience stores. It's also featured at all Carrabba's and Outback Steakhouse restaurants.
"Blue Bell Ice Cream has had an enthusiastic reception across the Southeast, Southwest and Midwest. After many requests from consumers and grocery store managers, we are delighted to bring Blue Bell to the Las Vegas area," said Harold Gilson, regional manager.
Blue Bell was founded in 1907 in Brenham, Texas.