On sweltering summer days, nothing beats a bowl of ice cream, and Americans adore it. The average American consumes 20 pounds (four gallons) of ice cream each year.
Most people know that chain restaurants give the best ice cream when cravings strike.
What's the finest drive-thru or creamery chain? Technomic Ignite determined that one restaurant business had the best frozen treats.
Baskin-Robbins has the most craveable frozen treat, with 66.4% of consumers considering it their favourite.
Coffee, Heath Bar Crunch, and Chocolate are the most popular classic creamery tastes. Vanilla, Chocolate, Mint Chocolate Chip, Pralines 'n Cream, and Chocolate Chip are popular.
Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest ice cream specialty store company, has invented over 1,000 varieties.
Ben & Jerry's came in second with a smaller footprint. Ben & Jerry's has 230 stores compared to Baskin-Robbins' over 3,000, but it still won 63.2% of the vote.
Carvel (59.3%), Cold Stone Creamery (50.8%), Culver's (41.6%), Dairy Queen (38.2%), Friendly's (33.3%), Steak Shack (29.3%), and Steak 'n Shake (25.6%) are also popular ice cream companies.
Baskin-Robbins is popular because their chocolate ice cream is so good. "Smooth chocolate ice cream.
This chocolate ice cream is unmatched "one survey respondent commented.