Though Summer is winding down, there is definitely no shortage of heat and humidity. It’s time to talk about the perfect antidote to the dog day’s of August, that frozen indulgence that we love so much, Ice Cream. My advice for reading this post is to sit down with a big bowl of vanilla topped off with some chocolate syrup…. It will probably make you hungry.

Some fun facts about Ice Cream

  • The U.S. not only enjoys the most ice cream of any country, but we also produce the most
  • In 2003 California was cited as producing the most ice cream in the U.S.
  • Children ages 2 through 12 , and adults over 45 tend to consume the most Ice Cream
  • It takes 12 pound of milk to produce 1 gallon of ice cream
  • Most ice cream is bought on Sundae Sunday
  • The largest ice cream cake weighed 12,096 lbs
  • The top 3 ice cream flavors are… Vanilla, Chocolate , and Butter Pecan
  • The most popular ice cream topping is chocolate syrup
  • It takes about 50 licks to eat a single serve ice cream cone

Unfortunately national ice cream month is over (July) , but mark your calendars for these upcoming ice cream related holidays.

August: 14th  National creamsicle day

August 18th National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

August: 19th National soft ice cream day

August: 21st  National Spumoni day

September: 6th National Coffee Ice Cream day

September 22nd  National Ice Cream cone day

  Well that’s all for this week, I’m off to eat some Ice Cream!