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Irvine Robbins, the surviving half of the team that created the Baskin-Robbins ice cream chain and popularized the notion of 31 flavors – in the late forties, an enormous number of options – died Monday at age 90. Baskin-Robbins, the co-creator of which was the late Burt Baskin – currently has more than 5,800 stores around the world.
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