National Frozen Yogurt Day

National Frozen Yogurt Day is observed next on Sunday, June 4th, 2023 (120 days from today).

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National Frozen Yogurt Day on February 6th is the recognition of a sweet frozen dessert.

A lot of people think that a big scoop of ice cream will make things better. But there is something better than that!

People who guessed "Frogurt" will be absolutely correct! Frozen yogurt has all the benefits and flavor variety bestowed on its more famous predecessor, ice cream. But it's much healthier - without sacrificing any of the delicious flavors. Active cultures and naturally occurring calcium make Frozen Yogurt a great treat for the taste buds as well as the body!

Frozen yogurt can satisfy the sweet tooth with its delicious ice cream, while helping to keep the heart and body healthy! What could be better?

History of National Frozen Yogurt Day

Frozen yogurt is celebrated today. It is a lower-fat dessert than ice cream, as milk is used to make it instead of ice cream. Not only using cow's milk but also using sheep, goat and water buffalo milk. It usually has a more sour taste than ice cream. Frozen yogurt also often has healthy probiotics, although not all types do. Today it can be purchased at grocery stores or in soft serve form at frozen yogurt stores.

On National Frozen Yogurt Day, some businesses give away frozen yogurt for free or at a discount. Frozen yogurt is also celebrated in June. The International Frozen Yogurt Association has called for National Frozen Yogurt Day to be called International Frozen Yogurt Day, as more and more frozen yogurt shops around the world.

Yogurt has been appeared for about 5,000 years ago in the Middle East and India. It was brought to the United States in the early 1900s and Dannon began selling prepackaged yogurt in the 1930s. In the early 1970s, frozen yogurt was launched in the market but having not much success. Some people say they don't like the taste of it and it tastes too much like yogurt. The first commercial brand was Frogurt; it debuted in New England and is served as a scoop like ice cream. In 1979, Dannon began making "Danny," a frozen yogurt on a chocolate-covered stick.

After ordering something that tasted like ice cream but was healthier, TCBY - now short for "The Country's Best Yogurt" - opened a store in 1981. Frozen yogurt is made through a machine. Soft serve, not pre-packaged like previous versions. Frozen yogurt started gaining popularity in the more health-conscious 1980s. More frozen yogurt stores began to pop up, and frozen yogurt sales reached $25 million by 1986. By the 1990s, ten percent of frozen desserts sold in the United States were frozen yogurts. However, as the 1990s progressed, interest in frozen yogurt dwindled, and there was greater demand for higher-fat foods.

In the mid-2000s, frozen yogurt was back in popularity. Powdered yogurt mixes were invented, which helped in popularity in the United States, but also made frozen yogurt more accessible to countries that didn't yet. Pinkberry opened in 2005. They started serving frozen yogurt in soft serve, and quickly became popular. Yogurtland opened its first self-service frozen yogurt store in 2006, where patrons could make their own yogurt with a variety of toppings. More self-service yogurt shops are opening soon. At present, there are some most popular frozen yogurt brands such as TCBY, Menchie's, Yogurtland, sweetFrog, and Red Mango.

How to celebrate National Frozen Yogurt Day

  • Have a 1980s-themed yogurt party

Frozen yogurt, as we know it today, first appeared in the 1980s with the introduction of the TCBY yogurt chain. To celebrate this inspirational dessert, invite a group of friends to dress up in their favorite '80s outfits, create a playlist of your favorite '80s hits, and shop assorted... wine with all your favorite flavors. Let complete the interesting menu by asking everyone to bring their favorite topping and let the party begin!

  • Check out your local frozen yogurt stores

Between frozen yogurt chains and local Mom and Pop stores, there's no shortage of places to try frozen yogurt. Many of them will be offering specials on February 6th, so celebrate the frozen yogurt special by exploring your city to try all the flavors and toppings. Not only will you get to know your city better, but you'll also get delicious food along the way.

  • Make frozen yogurt cake

Combine two cups of your favorite graham crackers or cookies with ½ cup melted butter and press the mixture firmly into the bottom of the spring-loaded pan. Add your favorite yogurt flavor and top with some of your favorite toppings. Place your creation in the freezer for an hour, and before you start, you're ready to serve frozen yogurt cake for your next dessert.

Some reasons for National Frozen Yogurt Day being loved

  • It's delicious!

There's nothing better than a cup of frozen yogurt from your favorite store topped with delicious toppings... With so many flavors to choose from, including the new trend of tart flavors, it’s hard to imagine a more perfect dish to enjoy any time of day or night.

  • It can make you healthier

While it can contain as many calories as ice cream, probiotic cultured yogurt including frozen varieties, can help maintain and improve heart and blood vessel health. In addition, the bacteria that naturally occur in yogurt, even when frozen, can have a positive effect on your digestive system.

  • Frozen yogurt is a cultural icon

Joking that she will be remembered as “frozen yogurt justice,” Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan installed the first frozen yogurt maker in the Supreme Court cafeteria. And, in keeping with the practice of naming each version of the Android operating system after a dessert, Google named its 2010 release of Android 2.2 “Froyo”.

Observed

National Frozen Yogurt Day has been observed the first Sunday in June.

Dates

Sunday, June 6th, 2021

Sunday, June 5th, 2022

Sunday, June 4th, 2023

Sunday, June 2nd, 2024

Sunday, June 1st, 2025

Also on Sunday, June 4th, 2023

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