There are many popular desserts in the United States that people will consume quite often. Some of these desserts include pie, cake, frozen yogurt, and the most popular ice cream. Ice cream can be eaten in many different ways and that is something that can be found just about anywhere. Some people prefer to eat ice cream out of an ice cream cup and some prefer a cone.
One thing that should be noted is that ice cream is most commonly consumed out of an ice cream. Now yes, maybe that is not what you want to hear if you are someone that loves the ice cream cone but it is definitely true. Even as these new forms of dessert like gelato and yogurt creep up on ice cream and the ice cream cup, there are still consumed the same way that ice cream is.
The NPD Group has become quite famous for determining statistics about all types of different information and categories. They conducted research and it determined that 40% of all Americans will eat ice cream in any given two-week period. Other studies have determined that on average an American will consume ice cream 28.5 times this year. 1.5 billion gallons of ice cream and similar desserts are produced in the United States every single year to meet the consumption requirements of Americans.
An ice cream cup can range and vary in different types of physical forms. For instance, an ice cream cup can be a paper ice cream cup or just a type of ice cream container. Ice cream is produced most within the month of June which correlate with high heat temperatures. Desserts are incredibly popular within the United States and that does not include just ice cream. Other desserts like Gelato and Yogurt are becoming increasingly popular for a few different reasons.
Studies on the process of making ice cream and the content of ice cream revealed that after the churning process, ice cream generally contains more than 50% air than before. Now put this into context with the fact that as a dessert Gelato only contains 25-30% of air which allows it be a little more filling than eating ice cream from an ice cream cup. There were an estimated 2,582 frozen yogurt stores by the end of 2013 as well.
Even though these other desserts may seemingly pose a threat to ice cream, it is important to understand that they are still eaten out of an ice cream. Even more important, understand that ice cream is still very popular in the United States. 90% of all United States households will regularly eat a frozen treat and it can be guaranteed if they are eating ice cream an ice cream shop that they are eating from an ice cream cup. About 9% of all the milk produced by dairy farmers in the United States is used solely to create ice cream. Finally, the International Ice Cream Association member companies conducted a survey that revealed the most popular flavor of ice cream is still vanilla.
In conclusion, no matter what you eat between ice cream, gelato, and yogurt, you will probably eat out of an ice cream cup. Do yourself a favor, the next time you go to an ice cream shop go over and look at how people eat their ice cream. I can guarantee that while some will use an ice cream cone or maybe even a waffle cone that just as many people will proceed to eat it from an ice cream cup as that is the most convenient and enjoyable way to eat ice cream.