9 Ice Cream Facts That Will Make You Hungry

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Ice cream should be your best friends during these hot summer months. The more you know about ice cream the better.


1
The average person eats about 22 quarts of ice cream a year.

2
80 percent of the world's Vanilla Bean used for ice cream is grown in Madagascar.

3
It takes 12 pounds of milk to make just one gallon of ice cream.

4
It takes an average of 50 licks to polish off a single-scoop ice cream cone.

5
The biggest ice cream sundae in history was made in Canada, and weighed in at over 24 tons.

6
Namja Town in Japan offers strange ice cream flavors including Raw Horse Flesh, Cow Tongue, Salt, Octopus, and Squid.

7
Ice cream recipe came to North America 250 years after it was discovered by Christopher Columbus.

8
Over her entire lifetime, one daily cow can produce enough milk for 9,000 gallons of ice cream.

9
End of the World War II was celebrated by eating ice cream.