Soft serve ice cream became very popular in the 1970s and 1980s and frozen yogurt has started trending towards the top of the list when it comes to people's favorite snacks. If you're sick of your current job or want to pursue and fun and interesting secondary career, opening a ice cream and/or frozen yogurt shop could be the best decision you will ever make.
If you're serious about starting a new ice cream or frozen yogurt shop, in addition to purchasing some quality Taylor frozen yogurt machines and Taylor soft serve machines, you're going to need to brush up on your frozen dessert knowledge.
Here are some cool facts about frozen yogurt:
- Doesn't just come from cows -- The end result might be your Taylor frozen yogurt machine, but the yogurt has to come from somewhere. Cow's milk isn't the only milk that is used to make frozen (or regular) yogurt. Sheep, goats, and water buffalo all produce milk for the frozen yogurt process across the United States.
- There is even a month dedicated to frozen yogurt -- As of 1993, June is actually National Frozen Yogurt Month in the U.S. -- right before its obvious and natural rival ice cream, which has its National Ice Cream month in July. Additionally, February 6 is actually National Frozen Yogurt Day.
- Dry frozen yogurt? -- Originally, frozen yogurt was made using real yogurt as its base. But nowadays, the tasty dessert is mixed with a powdered form and poured into soft serve machines.
Here are some cool facts about ice cream:
- Thank you, St. Louis, Missouri -- Ice cream cones were actually invented at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis. World's Fair concession vendors were looking for a way to help their customers eat ice cream on the go and thus: the cone was born.
- U.S. has to catch up to New Zealand -- New Zealand consumes more ice cream per capita than any other country in the world. New Zealand averages 7.5 gallons of ice cream per person per year -- wow! In comparison, the U.S. averages 5.5 gallons of ice cream per person per year.
- It takes A LOT of milk -- It actually takes three gallons of whole milk to make a single gallon of ice cream.
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