The History of Astronaut Ice Cream | Serious Eats

The History of Astronaut Ice Cream | Serious Eats

September 11, 2020

There has been a lot of speculation about what exactly happened in the early days of Astronaut Ice Cream. Juliet Izon, of Serious Eats, interviewed our founder, Ron Smith, to find out more about how Astronaut Ice Cream came to be! Some surprising facts about the original Astronaut Ice Cream are revealed. For example, "The initial product was a far cry from the neatly packaged bars you’ll see today: “It was half a gallon of Neapolitan ice cream that you would buy in the store,” he says. “It was frozen solid, and then cut with a bandsaw, if you can believe it.”

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