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Icy Temps Don't Quell Russian Demand for Frozen Treats

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Icy Temps Don't Quell Russian Demand for Frozen Treats

Icy Temps Don't Quell Russian Demand for Frozen Treats

Icy Temps Don't Quell Russian Demand for Frozen Treats

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The record cold gripping Russia is good news for ice cream makers. The head of the Ice Cream Makers Union says the rooms where they store the ice cream have turned into natural freezers, saving them lots on electricity. Plenty of ice cream is still being sold, according to the Itar- Tass news agency, with Russians chilling their insides with sorbets and sundaes even as the temperatures outside in Moscow plunge to 22 below zero.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montaine. The record cold gripping Russia is good news for ice cream makers. The head of the ice cream makers union says the rooms where they store the ice cream have turned into natural freezers, saving them lots on electricity. And plenty of ice cream is still being sold, according to the ITAR-TASS News Agency, with Russians chilling their insides with sorbets and sundaes, even as the temperatures outside in Moscow plunge to 22 below. This is Morning Edition.

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