National Ice Cream Month!
It’s starting to heat up this summer. How about a cool treat? July is National Ice Cream Month! It’s official and has been ever since 1984. Check it out here.
Everyone loves ice cream. And it’s a big business. Did you know…
About 1.53 billion gallons of ice cream and related frozen desserts were produced in the U.S. in 2011. Source: USDA, National Agriculture Statistics Service
The U.S. ice cream industry generated total revenues of $10 billion in 2010, with take-home ice cream sales representing the largest section of the market, generating revenues of $6.8 billion or 67.7 percent of the market’s overall value. Source: MarketLine, an Informa business.
The majority of U.S. ice cream and frozen dessert manufacturers have been in business for more than 50 years and many are still family-owned businesses. Source: IDFA ice cream company survey, 2012
The US produces over 20 quarts of ice cream for every man, woman and child each year!
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