After what we would consider a brief period of delighting us with their high quality ice cream, Häagen-Dazs is closing operations in the Philippines. They have made this announcement official on their website and on their Facebook page.
We’ve only had Haagen-Dazs ice cream twice – once at the Haagen-Dazs store in SM Mall of Asia and the last time was when we bought their ice cream bars at a grocery store. Though we absolutely love their ice cream, we find it too pricey for us, even on those days when we desperately need a creamy pick-me-up.
And we believe this is the reason why they’re closing their stores here. Pinoys are not keen towards buying ice cream at Haagen-Dazs’ price range when they can be satisfied with a more affordable alternative, like Magnum ice cream that only costs Php 50, or frozen products from Magnolia, Selecta, Nestle and the Korean ice cream brands ( watch out for our upcoming ice cream series 🙂 ). This is sad news for those who love Haagen-Dazs ice cream. But, I bet we can still buy their ice cream from S&R.
Haagen-Dazs stores in SM Mall of Asia and Robinsons Mall (Ermita) are closing after June 30, 2012. Their Shangri-la Plaza Mall and Eastwood Mall branches will stop operations by August 31, 2012. So, if you want to give them a proper adieu by treating yourself to their ice cream, take note of these dates.
Haagen-Dazs Promo Alert:
As a show of appreciation to everyone who supported Haagen-Dazs here in the Philippines (plus, you wouldn’t want all those ice cream to go to waste, right?), they’re offering some delicious promos for all.
TODAY, June 30th, Saturday, from 10am ’til 8pm only, they’re giving FREE scoops to the FIRST 1,000 customers at their MOA and Robinsons Ermita branches.
Until TODAY only, June 30th, you can get a 50% discount on the Häagen-Dazs Secret Sensations Multipack. They’re available in Chocolate Fondant and Creme Brulee for only Php 160 at their MOA and Robinsons Ermita branches.
Lastly, until tomorrow only, July 1, 2012, you can buy Häagen-Dazs Crispy Sandwich, Minicup and Stickbar for only Php 100 each!
Here are the participating stores where you can avail of this Php 100 promo (please see note below the list):
- CASH & CARRY
- CORINTHIAN VILLAGE MART
- DEC SUPERMARKET
- DUTY FREE l E.C. CONVENIENCE STORE
- EVERPLUS CONVENIENCE STORE
- HI- TOP SUPERMARKET QUEZON CITY
- LANDMARK MAKATI
- LANDMARK TRINOMA
- LUCKY CHINATOWN
- MAKATI SUPERMARKET ALABANG
- MANDARIN SUPERMARKET
- MARKET MARKET
- PARCO QUEZON AVENUE
- RALPH’S LP LEVISTE
- RALPH’S MAKATI
- ROBINSONS BF PARAÑAQUE
- ROBINSONS BLUE WAVE MARIKINA
- ROBINSONS CALIFORNIA MANDALUYONG
- ROBINSONS CIRCLE C CONGRESSIONAL
- ROBINSONS ERMITA
- ROBINSONS GALLERIA
- ROBINSONS METROEAST
- ROBINSONS OTIS
- ROBINSONS VICTORIA TOWER TIMOG
- RUSTAN’S ALABANG
- RUSTAN’S CORINTHIAN
- RUSTAN’S FORBES l RUSTAN’S GREENBELT
- RUSTAN’S KATIPUNAN
- RUSTAN’S GLORIETTA
- RUSTAN’S MAGALLANES
- RUSTAN’S ROCKWELL
- RUSTAN’S SHANGRI-LA
- RUSTAN’S TOMAS MORATO
- SHOPWISE ALABANG
- SHOPWISE ARANETA
- SHOPWISE COMMONWEALTH
- SHOPWISE HARRISON
- SHOPWISE LIBIS
- SHOPWISE MAKATI
- SHOPWISE SUCAT
- SOUTH SUPERMARKET ALABANG
- UNIMART SUPERMARKET
- WALTERMART E. RODRIGUEZ
- WALTERMART MAKATI
- WALTERMART SUCAT
Note: We read feedback from buyers who claimed that there are stores listed above that have NO idea about the promo and are not selling at Php 100. I hope someone can give us updates on which stores actually sell the Stickbar, Minicup and Crispy Sandwich at Php 100. But, I do hope Häagen-Dazs takes care of this problem since they’ve made the announcement last week. Their purpose for these promos is to bid farewell in a good note, right?
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What are your thoughts about Haagen-Dazs closing here in the Philippines? Are you going to miss them? Or it’s not a big deal to you too? Sound off at the comments section!
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