CapeTownMagazine.com

Meet Cape Town’s First Official Frozen Yoghurt Food Truck

Unwrapping Cape Town with you.
Also engage with our other channels
to find something you don't want to miss.
 
www.capetownmagazine.com/subscribe
CapeTownMag
CapeTownMagazine.com
capetownmag

Meet Cape Town’s First Official Frozen Yoghurt Food Truck

The traditional ice-cream truck gets reinvented with this frozen yoghurt bar on wheels

Happiness.

That’s the first thing that will come to mind the moment Cape Town inhabitants lay their eyes on FrozenYO, a colourful new four-wheeler that is the Western Cape’s first officially registered frozen-yoghurt food truck.

frozen yo food truck in cape town

The turquoise-and-yellow-adorned automobile started its engine on 22 August, 2015 and has since been unstoppable in its mission to satiate the palates of sweet-toothed folk in and around our pretty city. The idea came to Blouberg-based founders Nicholas and Samantha Ahrends, both self-proclaimed ‘froyo’ addicts, after they realised just how far they had to drive to get their next sweet fix. It also turned out that Samantha, then a AAA School of Advertising student, needed to conceptualise a business plan as part of an assignment, so she fleshed out the idea. After two years of conceptual planning, FrozenYO has now gone from idea to fully-fledged frozen yoghurt machine.

The sweet froyo is imported from Italy, is gluten free and low in calories, and features live probiotic yoghurt cultures. In short, it is incredibly healthy (and a better choice than its ice cream and gelato counterparts). “We live an athletic lifestyle, and so we love the fact that we can enjoy the treat without feeling guilty,” explains Nicholas.

frozen yo food truck in cape town

So what exactly is on offer? Four main flavours like vanilla, watermelon, English toffee and Oreo (these will change from time to time) as well as a choice of 12 toppings that can be decadently glazed onto the flavours (think Astros, fudge, muesli, banana and more). It is also here, as Nicholas points out, where FrozenYO distinguishes itself from the rest. “People often want to pile on the toppings,” he explains. “But we take pride in informing our customers about which flavours complement each other so they can have a truly magical eating experience.”

Another magical feature is the truck itself, whose super-colourful exterior reflects Blouberg’s surf culture. It boasts an impressive sound system, an LED screen that displays the flavours available and a super-silent generator – making it extremely mobile and self-sufficient. “We could, quite literally, go to the middle of the desert and still be fully operational,” exclaims Nicholas. For now, though, the truck travels across the Blouberg strip as well as surrounding areas in the Mother City.

frozen yo food truck in cape town

In the short time that FrozenYO has been operating, it has received positive reviews. “There’s nothing that we haven’t thought of,” says Nicholas. “We’re ultimately here to provide something that’s fresh, healthy and fun.” 

So go on, treat yo self.

frozen yo food truck in cape town

Tip: The colourful truck is available for hire. From birthday parties, weddings and markets, to school events, corporate functions and concerts, FrozenYO offers comprehensive packages to ensure that any occasion is a unique and special one. For more information and booking, contact Nicholas on +27 (0)21 556 4782 or email nick@frozenyo.co.za

The Bill: Prices at FrozenYO are reasonable. Froyo tubs range from R20 to R30 depending on the size, while a twirl is priced at R33. Toppings range from R3 to R8 each while sauces like granadilla, strawberry, honey and decadent chocolate are priced at R5.

Opening Hours: The truck has no strict times and is weather dependent. It can be found in front of Doodles at Blouberg beach.

+27 (0) 21 556 4782 | nick@frozenyo.co.za

--

Looking to do some other cool activities? Here’s a round-up of 47 Awesome To-Do’s That Should Be on Your Summer Bucket List.

Use our events section for an up-to-date overview of happenings in Cape Town. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and if you have a smartphone, add m.capetownmagazine.com to your home screen for quick access on the go!

Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle, connect with us on LinkedIn, check out our photos on Instagram and follow our Pinterest boards for updates on what’s happening in and around the Mother City.

Cape Town Events Calendar
October 2019
SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31

statements_5Fugard Classic “Statements” ...

Catch this stellar performance about forbidden love

CT_International_Boat_Show_1South Africa’s Premier Boating & ...

See the world’s finest yachts, join water activities and family fun over three days

VaseWhat Could Be Prettier Than A Room Full ...

An exhibition full of flowers in vases created by Cape Town’s top ceramicists

Land_RewovenSee This Fascinating Interpretation of ...

Artist MJ Lourens pairs his modern landscapes with Pierneef’s, plus there’s cheese ...

gindulge1Get To Know Your Gins At This Mid-week ...

Make your October Wednesdays about food trucks, kids activities, desserts and gin at ...

rodan_kane_hartRodan Kane Hart: Making the Most of ...

An expansive gallery and pristine outdoor landscape showcase a free exhibition by a young ...

dales_6Sunday Roast and Carvery at Dale’s ...

How good does apricot-glazed gammon sound?

William_Kentridge_2A Monumental Exhibition To Open At The ...

The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

blowfish_new_4Half-Price Sushi Every Wednesday and ...

And drink in the sunset and view (and a cocktail)

goudini_buffetA Sunday Buffet That’s Worth Taking A ...

Take your swimming gear along and enjoy the hot pools while you’re there

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Extended To 2020 ...

With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

chicha2Sundays at Chicha!: Wine Tasting and ...

Beat the Sunday blues with wine, tapas and live music

Comedyclub_new12Half-Price Sunday Special at Cape Town ...

Experience Cape Town’s funniest comedians (for less on Sundays) at the Waterfront’s ...

Om Revolution vinyasa poseHave an Outdoor Yoga Experience with ...

Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

Bugz Playpark in Cape TownMake Sunday Funday For The Whole Family ...

End the weekend on a high note with fun rides, educational play and something for ...

Vergenoegd_duckrun1Cheer On The Ducks At Vergenoegd Löw

Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips