Founded in 1988, Cold Stone Creamery offers ice cream, smoothies, cakes and shakes. It offers vanilla, strawberry, cherry cheesecake, and milk and cookie shakes. Its flavors of smoothies include mango, banana, citrus and strawberry. The company offers gift cards for birthdays, holidays and employee incentives that can be purchased and redeemed at any of its locations. Cold Stone Creamery is a part of Kahala Cold Stone, one of the leading franchisors with a portfolio of over 14 diversified brands. It operates more than 1,400 locations in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, Japan, Korea, China and Taiwan.