Dipping Dots

History

The most important events in the history of Dippin’ Dots from 1987 till today!

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2014

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Guinness World Records® awards Dippin' Dots: The most ice cream cups prepared in three minutes (team) was 473 achieved by Dippin' Dots (USA) in Downtown Nashville, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A., on 4 July, 2014.

2012

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Scott Fischer joins the team as President of Dippin' Dots LLC.

2012

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Dippin' Dots reaches 5 million Facebook Fans! www.fb.com/DippinDots

2006

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Six Flags Theme Parks selects Dippin' Dots as "Vendor of the Year" for the third consecutive year.

2005

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International Dairy Foods Association names Dippin' Dots “Best In Show” for Dot Delicacies - a line of ice cream cakes and Dotwich ice cream sandwiches . Dippin' Dots also wins three awards for package design.

2005

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Dippin' Dots Franchising ranks No. 1 on Franchise Times Magazine's Fast 55 list of the fastest growing young franchises in the nation.

2004

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Dippin' Dots Founder Curt Jones is a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show.

2003

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Dippin’ Dots begins manufacturing in South Korea.

2000

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Dippin' Dots establishes a franchising system.

1998

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Dippin’ Dots launches vending program.

1995

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New production facility opens in Paducah, Kentucky, U.S.A.

1995

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Dippin' Dots begins trade with Japan, it's first international licensee.

1994

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Curt Jones named Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year" finalist.

1991

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Dippin' Dots establishes a dealer network.

1990

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Dippin' Dots manufacturing facility moves to Paducah, Kentucky, U.S.A.

1989

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Opryland U.S.A. in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. is the first amusement park to offer Dippin' Dots.

1988

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Dippin' Dots is established as a company and production begins in Curt Jones' parents' garage in Grand Chain, Illinois, U.S.A.

1987

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Microbiologist Curt Jones begins research to cryogenically freeze ice cream into small beads.