Frequently Asked Questions
Every possible question you never dared to ask.
Dippin’ Dots are tiny beads of ice cream, yogurt, sherbet and flavoured 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.
Ice Cream lovers find Dippin’ Dots the world over at theme parks, malls, fairs, festivals, movie theatres, stadiums and arenas. Franchisees also have Dippin’ Dots retail stores in commercial areas and shopping malls.
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 eight flavours.
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.
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.
Dippin’ Dots, LLC. is a privately held company and as such does not offer publicly traded stock.