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Default Scorching Summer in Australia boosts ice cream sales

from The Ice Cream Bloke:
http://icecreambloke.com/category/news/
[quoteMelbourne Australia – While the rest of us hunker down for the sleet, snow and general miserable weather in the northern hemisphere, its an ice cream paradise in Australia. Record heat waves reaching 104 and above are casuing some ice cream and frozen dessert shops to run out of ice cream.

Fritz Gelato owner Andrew Johnston said trade was “ridiculous” over the new year long weekend, with the mercury soaring to 40C on Monday and reaching almost 30C yesterday afternoon. “On a hot summer’s night we do 70 times more sales than on a cold windy day,” Mr Johnston said. “We ran out of chocolate, vanilla, blood orange, lemon, a bunch of sorbets. We were totally cleaned out yesterday and pretty much the same the day before.”

Mr Johnston said he was starting work at 5am to fuel the demand for ice-cream, which saw his Queenscliff store order two 500-litre batches over two days. He said he was extending trading hours up to 11.30pm to feed customers. St Kilda Fritz Gelato ice-cream seller Adam Blau said the lines were 10-deep and flowing on to the pavement.

“The higher it gets above 30C the more people we get out here,” Mr Blau said.
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