The invention of the ice cream cone is often credited to Ernest Hamwi, who sold zalabia (crisp waffle-like pastry) at the Worlds Fair in St. Louis in 1904.
According to the story, Hamwi's booth was next to an ice cream vendor, who ran short of dishes. He rolled a waffle into a cone shape to contain the ice cream. The veracity of this story is unknown, and many others have claimed the invention.
Edible cones were mentioned in French cooking books as early as ... Antonio
Valvona, an ice cream merchant from Manchester, UK, ...
For over a century, Americans have been enjoying ice cream on a cone. Whether
it's a waffle cone, a sugar cone or a wafer cone, what better way to enjoy a ...
Travelers to Dseldorf, Germany reported eating ice cream out of edible cones in
the late 1800s. Before the invention of the cone, ice cream was either licked out ...
A pushcart vendor, Italo Marchiony, is the true inventor of the ice cream cone and
... But that leaves out an important part of history: the story of the cone inventor.
Fascinating facts about the invention of the ice cream cone by Ernest A. Hamwi in
Apr 12, 2016 ... The most popular cone invention stories locate ice cream cones at the 1904
World's Fair, but they were almost certainly invented before that ...
Jun 1, 2016 ... Several inventors have been credited as having invented the first ice cream cone.
Oct 5, 2012 ... The invention of the actual ice cream cone, or “cornet,” still remains a
controversial mystery. But what is widely accepted is the cone-shaped ...
By the late 1920's, the ice-cream cone industry in the US was producing some ...
he said, and it was in this way that the "invention" spread from stand to stand.