More ice cream is sold on Sunday than on any other day of the week.
About 12 pounds of whole milk is required to produce one gallon of ice cream.
The world's first soft-serve ice cream machine was in an Olympia, Washington Dairy Queen.
In the 1920's, immigrants arriving at Ellis Island were often given ice cream to introduce them to "a typical American treat." Many of them reportedly thought it was frozen butter and tried to spread it on their bread.
The first ice cream parlor in New York City opened in 1776.