National Icecream Day : Facts about icecream

Ice Cream is without a doubt the perfect dessert ever discovered by man. Ice Cream Day became an official food holiday in 1984. President Ronald Reagan declared the third Sunday of July as National Ice Cream Day.

The major ingredient in Icecream is air who would have thought that the major ingredient in ice-cream we eat is actually air. Air makes up to 50% of the total volume of our Icecream which gives it is light texture. Ice cream products are usually made from dairy products.

There waffle cone was invented accidentally in 1904. The tallest icecream cone was over 9 feet tall in Italy.

It takes about 50 licks to completed one scoop of Icecream. Icecream tasters uses a golden spoon to taste the product accurately, so the metal doesn’t impact the taste of the ice cream. The golden spoon enables the tester to sample the Icecream without experiencing any aftertaste from the spoon itself.

The end of the world war 2 was celebrated by eating Icecream.

In Canada, more Icecreams are sold in winter than in summer. The largest worldwide consumption of ice cream is in United States. The most popular flavour is vanilla then comes chocolates. Chocolate was actually invented first. Most favorite ice cream topping is chocolate syrup. The most unusual ice cream flavors is hot dog flavored ice-cream that was created in US. There are believed to be over 1000 ice cream flavors in the world.

There is an icecream fruit in Hawaii, that taste exactly like vanilla icecream. It’s called the inga feuilleii but locals called it icecream bean.

Enjoy National Ice Cream Day by sharing some with your family and friends!

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