Happy National Ice Cream Sunday! (or Sundae)
Today. July 17th! National Ice Cream (Sundae) 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:
- Ice Cream Cake
- Snow Cones
- Milkshakes, Malts, Smoothies and…
- Shaved Ice
- Ice Milk
Rank of Consumption of Ice Cream Throughout the World:
|The Top Ice Cream Consuming Countries Of The World|
|Rank||Country||Consumption per Capita|
|1||New Zealand||28.4 Liters per Year|
|2||United States||20.8 Liters per Year|
|3||Australia||18.0 Liters per Year|
|4||Finland||14.2 Liters per Year|
|5||Sweden||12.0 Liters per Year|
|6||Canada||10.6 Liters per Year|
|7||Denmark||9.8 Liters per Year|
|8||Ireland||8.4 Liters per Year|
|9||Italy||8.0 Liters per Year|
|10||United Kingdom||7.0 Liters per Year|
How Many? The average American consumes approximately 20.8 liters of ice cream and related frozen desserts per year.
Flavors: In the U.S.:
|The Top Ice Cream Flavors: In the U.S.|
|3||Mint Chocolate Chip||8%|
|6||Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough||6%|
|6||Cookies n Crème||6%|
|12||Birthday Cake/Cake Batter||2%|
|ALL other flavors combined||14%|
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. Today and every 3rd Sunday of July, is National Ice Cream Day.
Worldwide: The world loves ICE CREAM! How yummy. . .
FREEBIES & DEALS For National Ice Cream Day:
DEAL AT Baskin Robbins: $5 off orders of $15 or more – Ends 7/23
DEAL AT Dairy Queen TODAY: $1 off any Dipped Cone (excluding kid cones)*
* Must download the DQ App
DEAL AT Coldstone Creamery TODAY: $0 Delivery This Weekend *
* Must download the App
DEAL AT Whole Foods: 25% Off Ice Cream and Frozen Treats – Ends 7/19
FREE National Ice Cream Day: Fonts
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National Ice Cream Sunday