Dippin' Dots is an ice cream snack invented by Curt Jones in 1988. The confection is created by flash freezing ice cream mix in liquid nitrogen. The snack is made by Dippin' Dots, Inc., headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky. Dippin’ Dots is sold in 14 countries, including Honduras and Luxembourg.Because the product requires storage at temperatures below −40 °F (−40 °C), it is not sold in most grocery stores, as most cannot meet such extreme cooling requirements.Dippin' Dots are sold in individual servings at franchised outlets. Many are in stadiums, arenas, shopping malls, and in vending machines, though there are also locations at aquariums, zoos, museums and theme parks.