Rocky Road ice cream was invented in 1929 by the Dreyer's Ice Cream Company.. The ice cream company picked a flavor name to give folks something to smile about in the face of the Great Depression. Rocky Road became America's first blockbuster flavor and remains one of the best-selling flavors of all time.
Annabelle Candy Company. Rocky Road, Big Hunk, Abba-Zaba, U-No, Look!. The company was founded in San Francisco, California in 1950 by Russian immigrant Sam Altshuler, who named the company after his daughter.