The country that eats the most ice cream per capita is New Zealand.
The tallest scooped ice cream was created in Italy, and it was over 9 feet (2.7 m) tall.
The most popular ice cream topping in the world is chocolate syrup.
Ancient Greeks used to eat a dessert that was similar to ice cream.
In the 1300s, Europe was introduced to an early form of ice cream brought over by Marco Polo.
In 1776, the first ice cream parlor in America opens in New York.
The ice cream churn is invented in the 1840s.
The first ice cream plant opened in 1851.
The ice cream sundae was invented in the 1880s.
Waffle cones were popularized in the 1904 St. Louis' World Fair.
In 1984, July officially became national ice cream month.
Madagascar and Indonesia produce most of the vanilla that goes into making ice cream.
Vanilla is the most popular ice cream flavor in the U.S.
California is the largest ice cream producer in the U.S.