The United States produced about 1.53 billion gallons of ice cream and related desserts in 2011, according to data from the USDA. About $3.2 billion worth of that ice cream is eaten in restaurants, and if the summer continues to be as hot as it has been so far, demand for frozen creamy deliciousness should remain robust. RELATED • Red Mango debuts Frozen Coffee Chillers • Summer seafood promos feature bold flavors • More food and beverage news Restaurants ...

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