Joy Cone Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Joy Cone Co. regarding its recent data breach. The Joy Cone data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an unknown number of individuals.


Joy Cone is a food manufacturing company that produces ice cream cones and ice cream cone bowls. Accordingly, Joy Cone specializes in mixing, baking, and packaging cake cones, sugar cones, waffle cones, and waffle bowls. Founded in 1918, Joy Cone started as a family business. Today, Joy Cone prides itself as the largest ice cream cone manufacturer in the United States, with over 2 billion cones being produced each year. Headquartered in Flagstaff, Arizona, Joy Cone operates 4 facilities throughout the United States and Mexico, and employs over 1,000 individuals.


Recently, Joy Cone discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Joy Cone determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and obtained this sensitive information on or around February 27, 2023. On April 10, 2023, Joy Cone began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from Joy Cone:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Joy Cone data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Joy Cone Co.;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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