We All Scream for Ice Cream

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We All Scream For Ice Cream Who in their right mind could say no to the irresistible taste of ice cream? Being one of my most favorite snacks, I will admit that a carton of ice cream never stays in the fridge for more than a week. I can remember always having ice cream as a very special treat when I was younger, mostly chocolate and vanilla. Nowadays there are so many flavors of ice cream from simple chocolate to cola flavored. Ice cream may not be as popular as you think it is so here are some fun facts the show just how much us American 's love this simple dessert. Currently, ice cream is America 's second most favorite dessert according to a 1997 Nielsen survey. About 2.3 billion dollars of ice cream is sold in the America 's…show more content…
Commercial production finally began in North America in Baltimore, Maryland, 1851, by Jacob Fussell, now known as the father of the American ice cream industry. In 1926 the first commercially-successful continuous process freezer was perfected. This continuous freezer, developed by Clarence Vogt, has allowed the ice cream industry to become a mass producer of its product. As you can see in this shortened history of ice cream, many names have contributed to the great success of this dessert. So many people have contributed to making ice cream the perfect dessert. It seems as though every day there is a new version of ice cream hitting the markets so it is no wonder that ice cream remains our second favorite dessert year after year. Works Cited Funderberg, Anne Cooper. "Chocolate, Strawberry, and Vanilla: A History of American Ice Cream". Popular Press: Wisconsin, 1996 International Association of Ice Cream Manufacturers. "The History of Ice Cream". Washington DC, 1978. Liddell, Caroline and Robin Weir. "Ices: The Definitive Guide". Hodder and Stougton: New York, 1993 http://www.zingersicecream.com/history.htm (No author or date) http://www.sendicecream.com (No author or

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