Dip for Profit

Ice cream portions and prices should be on the button. Whether you like to give large or small portions of ice cream to your customers, it’s important to know what your costs are.

Simply create the portion you want to serve, then set the price. Why, because portions and prices are tied together.

The following table below illustrates the yield per gallon for a tub that weighs 11 ¼ pounds of ice cream at 100% overrun based on the size of dipper you will use.

DIPPER

SIZE                 AVERAGE YIELD

No. 10                47 dips weighing 3 3/4 ounces

No. 12                57 dips weighing 3 1/8 ounces

No. 16                72 dips weighing 2 1/2 ounces

No. 20                95 dips weighing 1 7/8 ounces

No. 24                110 dips weighing 1 5/8 ounces

No. 10                47 ½ dips weighing 3 3/4 ounces