July is National Ice Cream Month, and the third Sunday of July is National Ice Cream Day!
Think of it as one big sundae with a cherry on top, thanks to President Ronald Reagan.
What’s the scoop?
More ice cream is consumed per person in the United States than in any other country.
- Here’s a big dish of ice cream info from the International Dairy Foods Association.
- And dig into these unmeltable treats from the Library shelves.
Did you know:
- The U.S. ice cream industry generated total revenues of $10 billion in 2010, with take-home sales representing the largest chunk, $6.8 billion. (Source: MarketLine, an Informa business)
- About 9 percent of all the milk produced by U.S. dairy farmers is used to produce ice cream.
For Teens only: