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Why is my Low-Cal Ice Cream Pint Always Under-Filled?

September 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Why is my Low-Cal Ice Cream Pint Always Under-Filled? There has been national attention to consumers receiving “Under-Filled” ice cream pints when purchasing Better-For-You ice cream. If this has happened to you, don’t worry… You are not alone! Rather than purporting manufacturers of purposely under-filling ice cream pints, we decided to dig a little deeper to unravel this mystery. To better understand the rationale of Under-filled pints, one must comprehend the nature of ice cream and the complexity of distribution. Here is a quick run-down: 1. Ice Cream is manufactured with a certain percentage of “Overrun.” Overrun is the amount...

Matcha Affogato - The Ultimate Summer Time Recipe

Matcha Affogato - The Ultimate Summer Time Recipe

August 03th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Matcha Affogato - The Ultimate Summer Time Recipe


Warm, emerald green matcha meets cool vanilla ice cream for a verdant take on traditional affogato.

Summer Body in Session, UpStar Ice Cream to the Rescue!

Summer Body in Session, UpStar Ice Cream to the Rescue!

March 29th, 2018 | Leave a comment

With summer just around the corner, there are many of us looking to shed our “Winter Coats” and instantly build those “Summer Bods” we continually fantasize about. Now, we’ve all heard the saying time and time again: It’s simple, less carbs and more protein. In many cases this dietary recipe stands true, however, why do many of us throw away our passion for healthy living when the clock strikes 9:00pm? For all the ice cream lovers out there, you know what I am talking about! Here are 2 ways UpStar empowers you to achieve your greatest physical potential and dietary...

A Night Time Snack is Just What The Doctor Ordered

A Night Time Snack is Just What The Doctor Ordered

December 10th, 2017 | Leave a comment

We have all been told that “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day” and while this may be true, what about the benefits of the opposite side of the spectrum, night time snacking?

From Corporate World to Entrepreneurship, How Did These Two Portlandians Pull the Trigger

From Corporate World to Entrepreneurship, How Did These Two Portlandians Pull the Trigger

September 25th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Chris Spencer and Gabby Sanders originally met in an advanced Accounting class while attending the University of Oregon back in April 2013. Our stories were quite unanimous and reinforced by our surroundings. They all said, “If you can get your degree in Accounting, you will never go a day without a job. Everyone needs Accountants!” Truly, this was an attractive statement and what student would deny that?