It sounds like something that's a complete urban legend, but Snopes says it's at least partly true that Walmart's Great Value Ice Cream Sandwiches don't melt in the sun. The claim started in 2014, and the video proof you may have seen circulating is legit. It's actually pretty neat stuff, so let's look at just why Walmart's ice cream sandwiches don't melt in the sun — not as fast as your ice cream cone, at least — and why that's not such a big deal after all.
The Real Reason Walmart Ice Cream Sandwiches Don't Melt
It sounds like an urban legend, but those viral videos are correct: Walmart's Great Value Ice Cream Sandwiches don't really melt in the sun. But the reasons behind this unexpected structural integrity are totally benign. Here's why...