Breyers is a frozen dessert brand owned by Unilever. Breyers is best known for it's ice cream which began production in 1886 with all natural ingredients.
Breyers is a frozen dessert brand of Unilever - part of their United States Good Humor-Breyers unit - available throughout the U.S. and Canada. In 1866 William A. Breyer began to produce and sell a relatively new concoction called 'ice cream' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first from his home, and later via horse and wagon on the streets. Breyers son Henry incorporated the business in 1908. The formerly independent Breyer Ice Cream Company was sold to the National Dairy Products Corporation in 1926; National Dairy changed its name to Kraftco in 1969, and Kraft by 1976. Kraft sold its ice cream brands to Unilever in 1993, while retaining the rights to the name for yogurt products. Prior to 2006, Breyers was known for producing ice cream with a small number of all-natural ingredients. In recent years, as part of cost-cutting measures since their move from Green Bay, Wisconsin to Unilever's U.S.
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