16 Fun Facts About Ice Cream
Who doesn't love ice cream? Here at the Strasburg Creamery, we take pride in serving the best premium homemade ice cream in Lancaster County. This month marks the celebration of National Ice Cream Month, which has been celebrated since President Ronald Reagan signed it into law during his presidency in the 1980s. Since it's 2016, we decided to compile 16 fun facts about ice cream. We hope you enjoy!
1. It takes approximately 50 licks to finish one scoop of ice cream.
Think you can do it in less? Of course, there are a variety of factors that can affect this, including flavor, temperature, and how long your tongue is!
2. The ice cream cone was an accident.
At the World's Fair in 1903, an ice cream vendor ran out of bowls, so a waffle maker rolled his pastries into the cone shape to help!
3. Nationally, vanilla and chocolate ice cream combine for 52% of ice cream sales.
Here at the Creamery, our top-selling flavor is the beloved vanilla. So popular that there are 2 tubs of this flavor in the case at all times!
4. John Harrison, whose job is to taste ice cream for Dreyer's, has his tongue insured.