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Dippin' Dots are tiny beads of ice cream, yogurt, sherbet and flavored ice. Microbiologist Curt Jones used his background in cryogenic technology to invent Dippin' Dots in 1988. His invention is now considered the unique, futuristic and fun way to eat ice cream!
No. Dippin' Dots ice cream is flash frozen and can still melt if not stored at the appropriate temperature.
The foods that the astronauts eat during their space missions are freeze-dried and in the case of ice cream, do not melt.
Much like microwave ovens revolutionized the way we cook, Dippin' Dots is revolutionizing the way we think of ice cream. Our high-tech cryogenic freezing process is a highly advanced method of ice cream production, unique within the ice cream industry.
Dippin' Dots are beads of cryogenically frozen ice cream. We use a combination of natural ice cream ingredients, the same found in conventional ice cream, and flash freeze it into tiny beads. The ice cream is then packaged and shipped to our retailers. All Dippin' Dots for our domestic customers are produced at our headquarters in Paducah, Kentucky.
Just for fun! Kids (of all ages) can actually play with their food as they roll the little beads of Dippin' Dots around in their cups!
Ice Cream lovers find Dippin' Dots the world over at theme parks, malls, fairs, festivals, movie theaters, stadiums and arenas. Franchisees also have Dippin' Dots retail stores in commercial areas and shopping malls. You can also buy Dippin' Dots online for delivery to your home or office. Click here for more info.
Yes. Dippin' Dots are sold in many locations from high-tech, robotic vending machines. Consumers get a sealed, single-serve package of Dippin' Dots in any one of nine flavors.
In addition to our plant being FDA and USDA approved, Dippin' Dots are certified Kosher. The certification is Kosher-Dairy for year-round use (excluding Passover) by the Vaad Hoeir of St.Louis, MO. The symbol for the Vaad Hoeir is a circled V.
In order to maintain the fun and unique qualities of Dippin' Dots products, we do not sell them at traditional ''take home'' outlets. Because of the sub-zero storage requirements, Dippin' Dots would begin to stick together in your home freezer. We hope you'll continue to enjoy Dippin' Dots at our Franchised stores and the hundreds of amusement facilities that sell our product. For bulk purchases, some of our Franchise stores offer "Party Packs" for parties and catering. You'll find a list of our stores on our website location guide. You can also buy Dippin' Dots online for delivery to your home or office. Click here for more info.
Dippin' Dots products are only sold through our system of authorized retailers. Our retailers, however, do have the freedom to participate in fund-raising events for their area and often do! To find a location close to you, be sure to visit our online Locations Database or contact Dippin' Dots Franchising.