July is National Ice Cream Month

Posted by Thomas Echea on Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 at 4:10pm.

 

 How are you dealing with this hot summer? Summer time is the perfect time for ice cream. Do you love ice cream? We do too. 

Americans love ice cream...

  • The average U.S. ice cream lover enjoys around 48 pints of ice cream per year. That's more per person than any other country!
  • About 90% of the American population regularly enjoys ice cream. 
  • Chocolate syrup is the most popular topping for an ice cream sundae. 
  • As a cherry on top, the ice cream industry does more than just provide a delicious summer treat- it also generates more than $ 21 billion in annual sales and provides jobs for thousands of people.

 

5 Most Popular Flavors: 

  1. Vanilla
  2. Chocolate
  3. Cookies 'n Cream
  4. Strawberry
  5. Mint Chocolate Chip 

Fun Ice Cream Facts

  1. Ice cream Sundaes were actually made for Sundays
  2. The waffle cone was invented by accident
  3. The United States is one of the top 3 countries in the world with the highest ice cream consumption. California is the country's top ice cream producer. That's no surprise, since it's also the top dairy producers in the country.
  4. Which came first: Vanilla or Chocolate? If you thought the answer was vanilla, you're wrong. Chocolate was actually invented first. 
  5. There is an Ice Cream Fruit in Hawaii. There's a Hawaiian fruit that tastes exactly like vanilla ice cream. It's called the inga feuillei, but locals call it the ice cream bean. 

By celebrating a holiday like National Ice Cream Month, we found an opportunity to congratulate the new owners of the beautiful house by bringing the basket full of ice cream & toppings. 

 

This month is a great excuse to eat lots of desserts - as long as they involve ice cream, they're fair game. 

 

 

 

 

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