Lindy’s BQ, LLC
The brand Body Quest Protein Ice Cream grew out of a concept that was developed by Hank’s Ice Cream, a local ice cream parlor in Atlanta, Georgia owned by Douglas Wiggins. Body Quest Ice Cream, LLC was established and the product was introduced to the public at the NPC National Body Building Championships in Atlanta, GA in November 2005.
Since that time, it is has morphed into the premier nutritional supplement that improves the health and recovery of athletes, persons experiencing various medical conditions, and serves as a daily protein supplement for the health conscious consumer. As the first company to coin the term of Protein Ice Cream, Body Quest has set the standard for high quality nutrition in the frozen dessert format.
Body Quest was designed for the nutritional conscientious athlete and for persons experiencing various medical conditions such as dialysis, wound care, chemotherapy and more. The need for increased levels of protein in the diets of persons experiencing various medical conditions is well known and documented. Body Quest offers the highest level of protein supplement in a frozen dessert format that continues to be preferred by medical institutions, body builders, and health conscious individuals.
Body Quest Protein Ice Cream is a low-fat dairy product offering exceptional nutritional containing 16 grams of Whey Protein Isolate per four ounce serving. The benefits of Whey Protein Isolate (WPI) are well documented (see benefits of WPI) and offer the highest nutritional values along with essential amino acids for improving ones health. The average adult should consume 40-50 grams of protein per day. Body Quest provides the highest quality protein in a four ounce dessert format that contains 16 grams of WPI.
As with most protein supplements, taste is a critical factor in achieving consumer acceptance. Body Quest is served in over 1,500 locations across the U.S. The superior taste of Body Quest Protein Ice Cream in comparison to other protein supplements has been and continues to be, an important factor in growing the footprint of the Body Quest brand in the marketplace.
In 2011, Body Quest Ice Cream, LLC was acquired by the Charlotte, NC based Lindy’s Homemade (www.lindyshomemade.com), one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of Italian Ice and Gelato. Headquartered now in Charlotte, the Body Quest Protein Ice Cream brand continues to be manufactured and distributed from our 80,000 s.f. plant.