Whether you are in the mood for a classic cone, milkshake or sundae, it is hard to be disappointed by ice cream. The frozen dessert makes life so good that we dedicate a whole month to celebrate ice cream. Let’s face it—ice cream really does make everything better.
Ice Cream is a National Treasure
July is dedicated as National Ice Cream Month, an honor that was proclaimed in 1984 by President Reagen. The third Sunday of the month would be celebrated as National Ice Cream Day. The American people were encouraged to observe these events with appropriate ceremonies and activities. According to the International Dairy Foods Association, the average American eats approximately 20 pounds of ice cream a year, or about 4 gallons.
President Reagen recognized the importance of ice cream in America’s dairy industry as nearly 10% of all milk produced