Enjoy some ice cream fun facts you might not have known about before!
The average American eats
of ice cream each year
In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated
July as National Ice Cream Month
and the third Sunday of that month
as National Ice Cream Day.
The last thing Elvis Presley ate was
4 scoops of ice cream
and 6 chocolate
During the 5th century BC,
ancient Greeks ate snow mixed with honey
and fruit in the markets of Athens. The father
of modern medicine, Hippocrates, encouraged
his Ancient Greek patients to eat ice “as it livens
the life juices and increases the well-being.”
The cone didn’t appear until 1904,
when a Syrian waffle maker at the
St. Louis World’s Fair began rolling
his pastries into horns to help an
ice cream vendor who had run out of dishes.