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For those of you that did not know, July is National Ice Cream Month. Yes, this is actually a thing. Back in1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of July to be designated National Ice Cream Day, this year that will be on Sunday, July 17th. President Ronald Reagan wanted to commemorate a treat enjoyed by over 90 percent of the US population.

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NEW FLAVORS TO HELP YOU COOL OFF THIS SUMMER:

In celebration of National Ice Cream month, Blue Bell is rolling out three flavors!  Coconut Cream Pie is a rich, coconut French ice cream with flakes of coconut, tasty pie crust pieces, and a whipped topping swirl loaded with toasted coconut. Strawberry Cheesecake Rich cheesecake ice cream with cheesecake pieces, succulent strawberries, and swirls of delicious strawberry sundae sauce. And, finally, Chocolate Sheet Cake is milk Chocolate Ice Cream combined with delicious chocolate sheet cake pieces, chopped pecans, and a chocolate icing swirl. Inspired by a favorite Texas dessert!

114 YEARS:

Blue Bell Creameries will celebrate its 114th birthday next month and has become an Icon in Texas, right alongside Buc-ee's. H-E-B, and Whataburger. In case you didn't know, Blue Bell is based in Brenham, Texas. Not only is Blue Bell is the state ice cream of Texas, but it's also, 'the best ice cream in the country.' In 2014, Blue Bell ranked as America’s third-largest ice cream maker in the country. Not bad for a little creamery in Brenham, Texas. Blue Bell gives us so many options. SCROLL DOWN!

THIS IS WHY BLUE BELL IS THE BEST ICE CREAM IN THE COUNTRY

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