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National Ice Cream Day
July 21, 2019
The third Sunday of July is National Ice Cream Day (July 21)
Grapenut ice cream was created by Hannah Young while working at The Palms Restaurant in Wolfville in 1919.
Moon Mist ice cream is found in Atlantic Canada only. The name implies it is out of this world and it is!! Moon Mist is a combination of banana, grape and bubblegum flavours.
The first known ice cream recipe was handwritten in the recipe book of Lady Anne Fanshawe in 1665.
Ben & Jerry’s was the first company to sell chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream in 1991.
Top-selling ice cream flavors are: vanilla, with 33 percent of the market, and chocolate, with 19 percent.
The average number of licks to finish a scoop of ice cream is 50.
The main ingredient in ice cream is air.
A restaurant in Prince Edward Island sells a locally inspired flavour of ice cream: lobster!