Did you know July was National Ice Cream Month? To celebrate, Los Angeles-based Choctál, will host several Chill Out events in July, for the second year in a row. They will hand out 200 FREE cups of single-origin varietals at each of the following events:

Downtown Los Angeles – Wednesday, July 13 @ City National Plaza

Address: 515 S Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Downtown Long Beach – Monday, July 18 @ The Loop

*Hosted by the Downtown Long Beach Association

Address: 100 E Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802

Old Town Pasadena – Thursday, July 21 @ One Colorado

41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, CA 91103

*All events will take place from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Photo courtesy of Renee Comet Photography at Cometphoto.com 

What is Choctál?

Based in Pasadena, Choctál is made with made with cacao and vanilla beans from rainforests all over the world. The wide variety of ingredients used to make each flavor sets this ice cream apart from its competitors. And no two flavors taste the same. Choctál also prides themselves on their sustainable practices. They’ve hosted ice cream socials at shelters and missions across Southern California. Want to see them in action? KTTV News featured their company and community activities in a segment of Gina’s People. Watch the 2-minute video.


Photo courtesy of Renee Comet Photography at Cometphoto.com


Chocolate Varietals

  • Ghana Chocolate
  • Kalimantan Chocolate
  • Costa Rican Chocolate
  • Dominican Chocolate

Vanilla Varietals

  • Indonesian Vanilla
  • Papua New Guinea Vanilla
  • Madagascar Vanilla
  • Mexican Vanilla

Where can you buy Choctál?

You can find an assortment of flavors at Bristol Farms, Gelson’s, Vons, Albertsons and select Target stores throughout Southern California. Available in pints, 4 oz. single-serve cups and brand new multi-pack Vanilla and Chocolate Tours. Choctál is also available online for purchase at www.choctal.com.


Photo courtesy of Renee Comet Photography at Cometphoto.com