The Ten Things You Don’t Know About Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen continues to be popular in the United States even after over 80 years in business, but even after all that time, there are things about Dairy Queen, you probably don’t know.

0. Its soft serve technically isn’t ice cream

10. “Technically, our soft serve does not qualify to be called ice cream,” Dairy Queen admits on its website. That’s because the Food and Drug Administration requires a minimum butter fat content of 10 percent to be classified as ice cream. Dairy Queen’s soft serve, however, only has five percent butterfat. The FDA previously referred to DQ’s soft serve as “ice milk,” but it now fits into the “reduced-fat” ice cream category.

9. “The Q” shape on its cups and cones is trademarked. The signature curly-Q shape on the tip of the…



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