Ice cream coneA positive for the dairy industry, ice cream production and sales continue to soar thanks in part to high summer temperatures and pandemic consumption trends. The first five months of 2021 reported a 4% production increase above 2020 levels (which was 6% above 2019 despite closures and limited retail access). Milk’s contribution to ice cream recipes is inarguable as one gallon of ice cream typically requires around twelve pounds of milk. Find out how this $13.1 billion industry is growing.