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ATLANTA - February 4, 2010 - Marble Slab Creamery® has announced the arrival of new chocolate-covered strawberries,
just in time for Valentine's Day. The chef-driven brand will feature four different preparations of the strawberries: milk
chocolate-covered, white chocolate-covered, milk chocolate drizzled with white chocolate and white chocolate drizzled with
milk chocolate. The chocolate strawberries are available by the dozen or half-dozen at Marble Slab Creameries nationwide
but can also be pre-ordered online at marbleslab.com. Marble Slab Creamery is managed by NexCen Franchise Management, Inc.,
a subsidiary of NexCen Brands, Inc.
"The chocolate-covered strawberries are a romantic treat for customers celebrating Valentine's Day everywhere," said Michael
Curtis, vice president of plant operations for NexCen Franchise Management. "Customers can choose from four different gourmet
preparations to be enjoyed during a special occasion or in their everyday lives."
Marble Slab Creamery will also offer its Valentine's Heart Cake in vanilla or chocolate cake flavors with Strawberry ice cream;
however customers can choose to add their own personal style by customizing cakes with any flavor of ice cream offered in stores.
They will also have the option to mix-in a variety of toppings, and personalize cakes with special Valentine's Day messages.
"Our heart shaped cake allows customers to celebrate their special someone in a new and creative way," said Jenn Johnston, senior
vice president of brand marketing for NexCen Franchise Management. "Continuing our trend of gourmet innovation, we're also thrilled
to offer delicacies beyond ice cream - The chocolate-covered strawberries can be enjoyed this Valentine's Day and year-round."
To receive news, special offers and birthday surprises, customers can visit marbleslab.com and join Marble Mail or become a
Facebook Fan at www.facebook.com/marbleslabcreamery.
About Marble Slab Creamery www.marbleslab.com
Marble Slab Creamery®, a leading purveyor of super-premium hand-mixed ice cream and the innovator of the frozen slab
technique, was founded in 1983. Every batch of Marble Slab Creamery ice cream is made on location using ingredients
from around the world and fresh dairy from local farms. Marble Slab Creamery's famous mix-ins include fresh fruits,
fine nuts, candies and cookies that can be blended into all ice cream flavors. Today, Marble Slab Creamery has an
international presence with locations in Canada, United Kingdom, Lebanon, Bahrain, Kuwait, Singapore and the United
About NexCen Brands, Inc. www.nexcenbrands.com
NexCen Brands, Inc. is a strategic brand management company with a focus on franchising. It owns a portfolio of franchise
brands that includes two retail franchise concepts: TAF® and Shoebox New York®, as well as five quick service restaurant
(QSR) franchise concepts: Great American Cookies®, MaggieMoo's®, Marble Slab Creamery®, Pretzelmaker® and Pretzel Time®.
The brands are managed by NexCen Franchise Management, Inc., a subsidiary of NexCen Brands.