July 17th is National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day is part of July's National Ice Cream Month

By Jessica Plue | jplue@kcautv.com

Published 07/17 2016 09:23PM

Updated 07/17 2016 10:42PM

July 17th celebrates a treat that does not require baking, it's National Ice Cream Day! It's part of National Ice Cream Month. Both designated by President Ronald Reagan back in July of 1984 to promote the US dairy industry.

According to the International Dairy Foods Association, more than ten percent of all milk produced by US dairy farmers is used to make ice cream.

Many celebrated the day with a cup, bowl or cone of their favorite flavor.


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