October 21, 2011
Sacramentans scooping up "Schweddy Balls"

While some grocery stores are pulling Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls from store shelves due to its locker-room humor, the demand still appears to be high in Sacramento. The ice cream, which comes complete with fudge colored rum balls, was already hard to find since it's a limited edition ice cream. A spokesperson for SaveMart/Lucky's/FoodMaxx said their stores have never carried the item, which is based on a punchline from a popular "Saturday Night Live" skit.

Over at Taylor's Market in Land Park, however, they're still waiting for an order of Schweddy Balls to arrive.

"We have customers asking for it," said David Hunter, Taylor's grocery manager. "We've been trying to order it but they keep sending a different flavor. The whole thing kind of makes me laugh. It's one of my favorite SNL skits."

If you still have a hankering for Schweddy Balls, you can find this flavor at Nugget Market in Roseville. So far, manager Jonathan Giannini hasn't heard any complaints from customers since they first stocked the ice cream two weeks ago.

"People are buying it up and it's a quick mover," said Giannini.

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