Previously, I have mentioned the ice cream cone, introduced at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, but here is some additional information about ice cream. In 2006, the Missouri legislature (SB 991) - designated the ice cream cone as the official state dessert for the state of Missouri. Here is some additional trivia regarding ice cream.
It takes 12 pounds of milk to produce just 1 gallon of ice cream.
The average number of licks to finish a scoop of ice cream is 50.
“Brain freeze” occurs when ice cream touches the roof of your mouth.
1 in 10 people admit to licking the bowl clean after eating ice cream.
1 in 5 share with their pet.
The perfect temperature for scooping ice cream is between 6° & 10°F.
The most popular flavor is vanilla, then chocolate.