The Scoop on Ice Cream

Written by:Sam

We all know ice cream is the delicious and versatile dessert option that most people have in their freezer, but did you know it takes on average 50 licks to finish a single scoop of ice cream, or that the leading flavour is vanilla? Here are some fun facts about one of the nations favourite frozen desserts.

 

  • What's in it? Most ice cream is made of a mixture of cream or milk, sugar and a selection of flavours.

 

  • Who eats the most? The top ice cream consuming country in the world is New Zealand, followed by U.S.A, Australia, Finland and Sweden.

 

  • Did you know? On average it takes 50 licks to finish a single scoop of ice cream.

 

  • And more ice cream is sold on Sunday than any other day of the week.

 

  • Viva l'Italia! The tallest cone recorded was over 9 feet tall and scooped in italy.

 

  • Finishing touch... Chocolate syrup is the worlds most popular topping.

 

 

  • Wow! July is National Ice Cream month in America, but we think it should be celebrated world wide. Who's with us?

 

  • 98% of households have ice cream in the freezer, Are you one of them?

 

  • 1 in 5 people admit to sharing ice cream with their pet. Who's guilty?

 

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