The month of July is. . .
National Ice Cream Month
In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice
Cream Month. According to the
1984 proclamation: "Ice cream is
a nutritious and wholesome food, enjoyed by over ninety percent of the people in the United States. It enjoys a reputation as the perfect dessert and snack food. Over eight hundred and eighty-seven million gallons of ice cream were consumed in the United
States in 1983."