As recently as 1975, a single-scoop cone of Thrifty ice cream sold for 5 cents. The prices have risen steadily since then: Ads and articles in the Los Angeles Times show it was 35 cents in 1991, 55 cents in 1993 and $1.50 in 1997; today, it’s $1.99.Click to see full answer. Moreover, who sells Thrifty brand ice cream? Rite Aid Beside above, does Walgreens sell Thrifty ice cream? Rite Aid acquired the ice cream brand when it bought Thrifty Payless in 1996 for $1.3 billion. There are Thrifty “hand dip stations” in more than 500 stores , primarily in California where Rite Aid and Albertsons hope to be strong competitors with rival grocers and pharmacies like Walgreens, CVS Health and Walmart. Also, does Rite Aid still sell Thrifty ice cream? Until recently, Rite Aid sold Thrifty Ice Cream only in its California stores, which now number about 540. In May, the drug chain introduced eight flavors of the brand at stores in Idaho, Oregon and Washington, where it has approximately 220 stores combined. -based Rite Aid, said in a statement.How much was a scoop of ice cream in 1985?A scoop of Thrifty ice cream was 45 cents. Baskin Robbins totally cost a buck fifty in 1985.