National Ice Cream Month Highlights

Kiley Cairns | Digital Marketing Manager| View Author Bio

Ice cream is a dessert so beloved that it has an entire month dedicated to it. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. We all know that real dairy makes the best ice cream to enjoy with friends and family all summer long.

Below are a few examples of how we rallied around National Ice Cream Month during July.

A lot of this content is still relevant to share through summer and fall. Many folks, especially New Englanders, enjoy ice cream no matter the season.

  • This blog shares different ways you can make ice cream at home and provides a great activity to teach kids about food science.
  • Vermonters pride themselves on a soft-serve treat that is unique to their state: Maple Creemees. This blog gives the 101 on maple creemees: what they are and where to find them.
  • Our list of ice cream stands across New England to visit.
  • HP Hood is celebrating summer with the relaunch of its New England Creamery Ice Cream line. Flavors are inspired by New England locations, including Cape Cod Fudge Shop, Maine Sweet Blueberry, and Green Mountain Mint Chip. We enjoyed making a classic vanilla milkshake using the Boston Vanilla Bean flavor.
  • We also amplified HP Hood’s New England Creamery Truck Tour on social media which included a special appearance by New England Patriots Quarterback Mac Jones during the July 15th event in Charlestown, MA.

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