Below you will find a list of professional associations and organizations of importance in the ice cream industry. Visit each organization's website to learn more about their industry involvement and view industry news, trends, and publications. These websites are useful for startup tips, current industry information, and dissecting specific topics.
What kind of information are you looking for? What is your research goal? No one's research journey or end-goal is exactly the same. As such, the following websites address broader topics that may be somewhat tangential, yet essential, to your research. Some of the following resources address: demographic data, small business information, the service industry and franchising, vegan and non-dairy alternatives to ice cream, and other related industry information.
All of the resources here can be accessed by both on-site and off-site Library of Congress users. While these websites are freely accessible, there may be some information that requires a subscription or fee to access the full content. That said, the majority of this content can be accessed for free.