Happy National Ice Cream Day, or Sunday!!! (or Sundae)

Today. July 18th! National Ice Cream (Sun)Day . .

A Brief History on Ice Cream:
Founded By: Roman emperor Nero to Alexander the Great, King Solomon, the ancient Chinese, European aristocrats and/or a few Founding Fathers including Thomas Jefferson and George Washington!

Why: Cold and sweet equals a very quenching and delicious combo on a hot day.

Where: All around the world.

When: Thousands of years ago.

First Official Ice Cream Day: Thanking President Ronald Reagan for making the PROCLAMATION 5218 on July 9, 1984 making National Ice Cream Day a formality, declaring not only July to be National Ice Cream Month, but also the third Sunday of that month and thereafter National Ice Cream Day.

A Few Facts:
I am sharing a few facts, and more, some trivia, some not trivial. . .
More Ice Cream Facts and Yummy Tales:
Other  Variations of Ice Cream:

  • Sherbet.
  • Popsicles.
  • Dreamsicles.
  • Ice cream cake.
  • Snow cones!
  • Milkshakes, Malts, Smoothies and…
  • Shaved ice.
  • Gelato.
  • Ice milk.

Rank of Consumption of Ice Cream Throughout the World: 

  1. New Zealand
  2. United States
  3. Australia
  4. Finland
  5. More. . .

How Many? The average American consumes approximately 23 pounds of ice cream and related frozen desserts per year.
Flavors: In the U.S.:

    1. Chocolate: 17%
    2. Vanilla: 15%
    3. Strawberry: 8%
    4. Mint chocolate chip: 8%
    5. Butter Pecan: 8%
    6. Chocolate chip cookie dough: 6%
    7. Cookies n Crème: 6%
    8. Coffee: 4%
    9. Rocky Road: 4%
    10. Chocolate chip: 3%
    11. Pistachio: 3%
    12. Birthday Cake/Cake Batter: 2%
    13. Neapolitan 2%
    14. ALL other flavors combined: 14%

The Future:
U.S.: I am truly confident that in the U.S., the ice cream trend will continue everywhere! We like the days celebrating ice cream, anyway on Sunday or a sundae.
Worldwide: The world loves ICE CREAM! How yummy. . .

FREEBIES & DEALS For National Ice Cream Day:
FREE  AT Baskin Robbins TODAY: FREE Kinetic Sand Scented Cone container * 
        * Must spend at least $10 on your order to get ice cream container

DEAL  AT Dairy Queen TODAY: $1 OFF a Dipped Cone on July 18th *
        * Must download the DQ App

DEAL  AT Coldstone Creamery TODAY: $3 OFF when you spend $10 or more online *
        * Use online with code “ICECREAMDAY” at checkout

DEAL  AT Instacart Until 7/31: $5 OFF or FREE delivery Dreyer’s ice cream *
        * Must spend $20 on your order of Dreyer’s ice cream

DEAL  AT Whole Foods Until 7/20: 35% off ice cream and frozen treats
FREE National Ice Cream Day: Fonts

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National Ice Cream Day

2 thoughts on “Happy Ice Cream Day – 2021

  1. Ice cream day should be every single day!! I love just about every flavor and topping and love to pair it with things! I hope everyone gets an ice cream treat!

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