Did You Know?
June 10, 2021
Though the exact origins of ice cream are unknown, historians agree this popular treat has been around for a very, very long time.
The International Dairy Foods Association says the origins of ice cream may reach as far back as the second century B.C.
Though he wasn’t around back then, the fifth Roman Emperor Nero, who ruled from 54 to 68 A.D., might have been so fond of iced treats that he routinely sent runners into the Apennine Mountains to retrieve snow that he would then flavor with fruits and juices. That tale might be apocryphal, but there’s no denying ice treats have been enjo...