Consider These Sustainable Materials For Your Next Ice Cream Social

- 11/5/2018 7:44:12 AM
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In any given two-week period, according to research by NPD Group, 40% of Americans will eat ice cream, making ice cream socials and other gatherings appropriate at any time of the year. But as people start to focus more on sustainability, you'll have to do your best to make a good impression and be environmentally responsible when it comes to selecting the best materials and supplies. All it takes is a bit of diligence on your end to ensure that all of the materials you choose are eco-friendly. Here are just a few of the best sustainable materials for your next ice cream social or gathering.
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How to Throw a Retro Ice Cream Social (With a Modern Day Twist!)

- 11/1/2018 6:15:29 AM
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Ice cream socials have been around since the 1700s, and it's easy to understand why: it's a celebration of both togetherness and of ice cream. What could be better than that? We still love this treat today, seeing as 9% of all milk produced by U.S. dairy farmers is used to make ice cream. But if you think it's impossible to throw a contemporary ice cream social celebration, you may be in for a surprise. Though its origins may be retro, there are plenty of ways to bring this event into the 21st century. Here are some must-have elements of any ice cream social and how you can put your own modern twist on this type of party.
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Spooky Ice Cream Treats For Halloween

- 10/29/2018 6:17:46 AM
yogurt cups On average, your typical American will eat a sweet ice cream treat around 28.5 times this year. But do those 28.5 helpings of frozen dessert need to be confined to the warm weather months? Of course not! The great thing about ice cream is how versatile it is -- and we haven't even mentioned gelato, frozen yogurt, or milkshakes yet. These frozen desserts can easily take on super-spooky traits to make your Halloween season chillingly delicious
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Best Practices For Using Paper Straws

- 10/25/2018 6:09:50 AM
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Eco-friendly paper drinking straws are becoming a big hit with green-conscious folks and businesses. Americans produce around 1.5 billion gallons of ice cream and similar desserts annually; our penchant for sweet things is only matched by our want to make them absolutely charming with decorations like spoons, toppings, and straws! It's tough to give up straws aesthetically, but plastic just isn't a perfect option anymore. Paper can completely replace traditional plastic straws as a disposable option that is much more environmentally friendly.
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Tips For Healthily Indulging In Frozen Yogurt

- 10/22/2018 10:25:09 AM
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With every sweet treat and dessert we allow ourselves to indulge in, there is a 'healthier' alternative. For ice cream, this job usually falls to frozen yogurt. For years, frozen yogurt has been touted as a healthier treat with a trendy edge. As a result, frozen yogurt shops have boomed; there were around 2,582 of them just at the end of 2013. You'd be hard-pressed to not find one in your local shopping center or college neighborhood today. But is frozen yogurt REALLY that healthy?
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Why You Should Use Paper Straws At Your Next Gathering

- 10/18/2018 6:55:09 AM
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Summer's almost over, folks. June may be the month the most ice cream is produced, but October is all about sipping hot coffee concoctions and spooky Halloween punch. 
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