Ice Cream Fun Facts
Today’s average American consumes 23.2 quarts of ice cream per year, with the first ice cream parlor in America opening in 1776 in New York City.
So, which countries like ice cream the most? The United States, New Zealand, Denmark, and Australia top the list. The favorite flavor is the classic vanilla. Then comes chocolate, strawberry, neapolitan, and chocolate chip. How do these line up with your own list of favorites?
The most popular topping for ice cream is chocolate syrup!
Around 13% of men and 8% of women will admit to licking the bowl clean after eating ice cream.
The biggest ice cream sundae was 12 foot tall! It was made with 4,667 gallons of ice cream in California in 1985.
The average single-scoop ice cream cone takes 50 licks to finish.