Opening Your Own Ice Cream Shop? Consider These 3 Tips

Summer is just around the corner, and we all know what that means – it's time for frozen dessert! So you're planning on diving into the world of ice cream entrepreneurship? Don't fret; we've got your back! Here are three essential tips to help you run a scrumptious ice cream shop that people will adore.

  1. Innovate with your ice cream flavors Sure, classics like vanilla, chocolate, and banana split are great, but to truly shine in the frozen dessert galaxy, unleash your creativity. Develop some unique ice cream concoctions that will excite the taste buds of kids and adults alike. With millions of ice cream shops out there, it's crucial to stand out with a few delectable and original offerings.

  2. Level up with fun dessert cups and supplies Creative ice cream products are fantastic, but let's not neglect presentation. Don't let your amazing ice cream creations hide in dull containers or be scooped with uninspiring spoons. Amp up the fun by using colorful supplies, gelato cups, and unique spoons that kids can't resist. Remember, a spoon is not just a spoon – it's part of the experience!

  3. Hire a friendly and helpful team Repeat customers are the backbone of a successful business. Considering that Americans enjoy ice cream, on average, 28.5 times a year, it's crucial to create a welcoming atmosphere. A team of cheerful, helpful staff members will make your customers' experience memorable, increasing the likelihood of them returning for more frozen delights.

Good luck with your new ice cream adventure! To get started with the perfect ice cream supplies for your shop, browse our available selections today!


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About the Author: Tim Porter

Tim is the CEO and people builder of In his free time, he enjoys being with his family, collecting watches, and Classic Mini Coopers.


Our purpose at Frozen Dessert Supplies is "Build People and Deliver Joy." That means that everything we do, from manufacturing to packaging to delivery, is to build you and your business and deliver joy to you. We also strive to build our employees and help them to be better people.

Our paper ice cream cups are made withFDA approved food-safe papercoated in a thin layer ofPE (Polyethylene). Our clear plastic cups, banana split boats, and plastic dome lids are made fromPET (Polyethylene Terephthalate). Our plastic spoons and straws are made fromPP (Polypropylene). Our eco-friendly ice cream cups are made fromFDA approved food-safe papercoated in a thin layer ofPLA (Polylactic Acid). PLA is plastic made from corn starch. Our eco-friendly spoons are also made from PLA. Our eco-friendly wooden spoons are made from FDA approvedsmooth birch wood.