Did You Know?
Ice Cream is a $15 billion retail industry. America is the ice cream capital of the world, producing over 15 billion gallons of ice cream per year. Each American consumes around 22 quarts of ice cream a year. Vanilla is the most popular flavor in the country, snagging 28% of sales. Chocolate comes in at a distant second, with about 14% of the market and strawberry weighs in at just 3%. Children ages 2 thru 12 and adults over 45 eat the most ice cream per person. Binging on ice cream in the middle of the night is apparently done by 1 out of every 5 ice cream lovers and they’re usually in the age range of 18-24 year olds.