Have You Ever Announced Big News Over a Tasty Bowl of Ice Cream?
The pastel colored ice cream spoon was half way to your mouth when your high school friends noticed the ring.
In fact, you could hardly have scripted the scene any better. With plans to let your high school besties know about the engagement news while you were home for holiday break, you had invited three of your friends out for a late night ice cream run. Your favorite sweet spot is nearly a 30 minute drive from your home, but your group has made the trek on several occasions. On this occasion, you wanted to ask these three friends to stand with you as bridesmaids. You knew that it would not take long to notice the ring, but this was the perfect timing.
Many families and friends celebrate special events with a visit to their favorite ice cream store. After using tasting spoons to sample any new or unfamiliar flavor, many of us still fall back on the traditional vanilla. The same boring selection, however, is certainly not an indicator of the boring conversations that happen in those spaces. Vanilla remains the most popular flavor among their consumers at 28%, according to a recent survey of International Ice Cream Association member companies, but this does not keep many local eateries from creating new and exciting flavors.
Ice Cream Spoons and Other Supplies Offer a Way to Brand Your Store
The latest research indicates that nearly 90% of U.S. households regularly indulge in a sweet, frozen treat. Not all of these treats, however, are consumed at home. Many times friends gather and family members meet at a favorite ice cream or yogurt store. The wide variety of colors and graphic designs on everything from paper ice cream cups to colored spoons, in fact, are often so distinct that many people can recognize a local store based on these items alone.
Not surprising, there are nearly 1.5 billion gallons of ice cream and similar desserts produced in the U.S. every year. how about your family? How about you? Do you have some news that you want to share with your family and friends? Maybe a great conversation over a tasty cup or cone of ice cream will be the perfect setting.