Ice Cream Month featuring Real California Milk

The kiddos might be going back to school soon, but until then, it’s still National Ice Cream Month! When the weather gets this hot, is there really anything better than ice cream? My Did you know that California is the country’s leading producer of milk, ice cream, butter, nonfat dry milk and whey protein concentrate? Our dairy cows are busy women and contribute greatly to the country’s milk supply.

California’s dairy industry plays a pivotal role in satisfying our ice cream cravings, but ensuring the safety and quality of dairy products is paramount. With rigorous food safety testing protocols in place, consumers can enjoy their favorite treats with peace of mind.

From farm to table, various measures are taken to uphold stringent standards. The use of advanced technologies, such as test kit for milk, allows for swift and accurate detection of any potential contaminants or impurities. These kits are essential tools in the arsenal of dairy producers, enabling them to maintain the integrity of their products and safeguard public health. As California’s dairy cows continue their hard work in supplying the nation’s milk, the dedication to food safety remains unwavering, ensuring that every scoop of ice cream brings joy without compromise.


Here’s a simple recipe for ice cream sandwiches featuring Real California Milk:


  • 1 or more scoops of your favorite ice cream
  • 2 extra-large cookies of your choice
  • Sprinkles (optional)

    photo by Stefano Faita

    photo by Stefano Faita


  1. Scoop the ice cream onto the center of one cookie. (Depending on the size of the cookie, you may need two scoops.)
  2. Place the second cookie on top. (For the best-looking sandwich, put the topside of each cookie facing out.) Gently press the top cookie down to create a solid connection between ice cream and cookies. If you like, use the knife to clean up the edges of the ice cream. You can also roll the edges in sprinkles. Take a bite of the sweetest sandwich in this book!

Want to learn more about the Real California Milk seal and California Dairy? Visit the

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There are a number of ways to enjoy ice cream featuring the Real California Milk seal – from milkshakes and ice cream sandwiches to plain, good ole ice cream! For recipe ideas, visit the Real California Milk website at or the ‘Real California Recipes’ online cookbook.


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