The favorite topping is still chocolate syrup.

The biggest ice cream sundae ever made was 12 feet high and made with 4,667 gallons of ice cream and 7,000 pounds of toppings in Anaheim, Calif., during 1985.


Super premium and premium ice cream represent about 41.4 percent of the total dollar sales of ice cream.

Ice cream is an $11 billion retail industry.


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


Ice cream novelties such as ice cream on sticks and ice cream bars were introduced in the 1920’s.

Adults consume nearly one-half of all ice cream novelties.