Everyone screams for Ice Cream and National Ice Cream Day is Sunday, July 16th. Where will you celebrate in Washington state?

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INCREASED DEMAND FOR ICE CREAM THIS YEAR

According to the "Favorite Ice Cream Flavors Index - a study on consumer preferences and trends in America conducted by financial firm Scholaroo, ice cream sales rose 9.8% in June 2023, compared to the same time last year.

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The study says there's been a big increase in demand for the cool treat, especially during our current summer heatwave.

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TRADITIONAL VS NONTRADITIONAL ICE CREAM FLAVORS

So what's your favorite ice cream flavor? Some residents love going for the nontraditional ones like peanut butterpecanorange sherbet, and coconut. Most ice cream lovers in Washington, however, seem to prefer simple and traditional ice cream flavors. Let's look at the top three ice cream flavors loved by residents in Washington state.

TOP 3 ICE CREAM FLAVORS IN WASHINGTON STATE

** ICE CREAM INDEX **
(Most popular ice cream flavors in Washington ranked in order of popularity in 2023)

#3

COCONUT ICE CREAM

No states in America choose Coconut as their top favorite this year, but coconut flavor did make Washington state's Top 3.

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#2

ROCKY ROAD ICE CREAM

This is a favorite top ice cream flavor for 17 states, including California, Nevada, and Texas.

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#1

CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM

Chocolate ice cream is also the the favorite flavor preferred in 23 states, including Florida, New York, and Illinois.

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