June 7 – National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

National Chocolate Ice Cream Day 

Chocolate Ice Cream Scoop

Facts on Chocolate Ice Cream

  • Chocolate ice cream is the second most common flavor of ice cream, after vanilla.
  • Chocolate ice cream is made by blending in cocoa powder in along with the eggs, cream, vanilla and sugar used to make ice cream. The cocoa powder gives the ice cream a brown color.
  • Americans consume about 15 quarts of ice cream per person per year — the most in the world.
  • Today, the United States produces around 1.6 billion gallons of ice cream each year. (2012).
  • In American supermarkets it is not uncommon for ice cream and related products to take up an entire wall full of freezers.