Dippin' Dots launches cryogenics company, and we know where your mind is going, the answer is no

Photos: Dippin Dots
Photos: Dippin Dots

Dippin’ Dots has enjoyed a 30-year head start in the freezin’ trade, mostly for turning ice cream into frozen pellets that melt on your tongue. Now the company has launched a start-up—Dippin’ Dots Cryogenics LLC—that would allow other companies to use its proprietary flash-freezing technology.

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We know where your mind is going. That’s where our minds went too. No, they will not do that. Don’t even ask.

The start-up will be working with those in fields such as pharmaceutical and agricultural, where cryogenics technology could be applied. The process employs liquid nitrogen to flash freeze products.

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But no, sicko, they will definitely not freeze dry that. Not even if it’s turned into delicious chocolate-flavored mini-spheres. Oh man, you’re just weird.

Kevin Pang was the founding editor of The Takeout, and director of the documentary For Grace.

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Actually my first thought was “Can I get frozen in a nitrogen-filled vat of Dippin Dots when I die?” That way I can come back in the future AND have a fun treat when I wake up!