Did Ben & Jerry’s Create an ‘ImPeachMint’ Flavored Ice Cream for President Donald Trump?

The politically flavored frozen treat is a mockup — not an official product from the ice cream company.

  • Published 15 February 2017
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Ben & Jerry's created an "ImPeachMint" flavored ice cream for President Donald Trump.

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Origin

An image purporting to show a new Ben & Jerry’s ice cream released to commemorate President Donald Trump (called “ImPeachMint”) appeared on social media shortly after the 2016 presidential election, and circulated widely thereafter:


This is not as farfetched as it might seem at first glance; founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield have advocated
for political causes in the past, released politically-inspired ice cream flavors, and the company has put out several statements about Trump’s presidency. However, this particular ice cream does not appear in the company’s list of flavors on its web site.

President Trump was not the first President to get his own spoof “ImPeachMint” ice cream. In 2013, Mad magazine shared an image showing President Barack Obama on the “ImPeachMint” label:

Neither of these ice creams were offcially produced by Ben & Jerry’s.