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An Eye on Fro-yopocalypse


Today, in continuation of Fro-yopocalypse 2010-1 coverage: The Oregonian investigates the recent glut of self-serve frozen yogurt shops, and it appears that something called YoCream University might be fueling the trend. YoCream, the local frozen yogurt distributor, started the seminar two years ago in order to teach entrepreneurs "strategies for starting a frozen yogurt shop," and here's the probable explanation for the brand's ubiquitousness — those who exclusively use the YoCream product in their stores for a year get charged $1,100 for the course. Those who decline to serve YoCream are charged $10,000 for the two days of instruction. [OregonLive]