NASHVILLE & PADUCAH, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dippin’ Dots, the maker of the iconic flash frozen ice cream and frozen treats, today announced that the company has achieved a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the number of ice cream cups prepared by a team of five in three minutes. Headlined by Warner Music Nashville artist Ashley Monroe, the Dippin’ Dots team prepared 473 cups of ice cream in that time. The record was set at Let Freedom Sing! July 4th in Music City in downtown Nashville on Independence Day.
Curt Jones, Dippin’ Dots founder and CEO, was also part of the record-setting team. A GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS adjudicator at the event verified the results.
“Our GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS record attempt was a fun and unique way to commemorate the 30th anniversary of National Ice Cream Month,” said Jones. “We are thrilled that our team successfully completed the challenge. We’d like to thank the talented Ashley Monroe for helping us with our record-setting effort as well as the many Nashville families who came out to cheer us on at Nashville’s wonderful Let Freedom Sing! July 4th in Music City celebration.”
In conjunction with the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS record attempt, Dippin’ Dots donated 400 servings of Dippin’ Dots ice cream to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Ashley Monroe’s debut solo album, “Like a Rose”, was released to massive critical acclaim by USA Today, Associated Press, NPR, The Washington Post, The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times among many others. “Like a Rose” was named Rolling Stone’s top country album of 2013.
About Dippin’ Dots
Dippin’ Dots has produced and distributed its flash frozen tiny beads of ice cream, yogurt, sherbet and flavored ice products since microbiologist Curt Jones invented the cryogenic process in 1988. Made at the company’s production facility in Paducah, Ky., Dippin’ Dots distributes its unique frozen products in all 50 states and 11 countries and employs nearly 200 people.