The Holidays Are Here! Dive Into Autumn With Custom Ice Cream Cups

School is officially back in session and the holidays are on their way. Even though the busy season of summer is coming to a close, there is still ample opportunity to gain new business for your ice cream or frozen yogurt shop. From seasonal flavors to festive decorations, one of the best ways to strike a chord with your audience is by investing in custom ice cream cups.

Don't let your business get left in the dust. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and countless other holidays are right around the corner; there's no better time to get your marketing strategy in gear. Before the new busy season sets in, now is the perfect time to invest in the custom ice cream cups your customers have always wanted.

Here's how choosing the perfect holiday-inspired christmas ice cream cups can help your business stand out this season.

They start a buzz online...

If you're looking for a new marketing campaign, holiday cups are your golden ticket. From new blog posts to online ads to social media posts, the list of online opportunities is endless. When you want to start a buzz about the holidays, showing your customers that you care will drum up excitement.

After all, we can't forget Starbucks' red cup debate of 2015.

This seemingly innocuous design choice for the coffee company sparked controversy that is still spoken of to this day. Christmas lovers claimed that the subtle red design wasn't festive enough. While the spokesperson at the time claimed that it was meant to display a subtle purity that's welcoming for all, folks took to social media to complain about the "war on Christmas."

For good or bad, this subtle cup design reached audiences across the globe. While choosing a custom design for your ice cream cups likely won't start a new worldwide debate, you can rest assured that your fun patterns and festive spirit will catch the eye of your customers. Take a picture of your favorite sundae in your perfect Halloween-inspired custom ice cream cups and watch your media presence rise as the weather cools. Try choosing dark ice cream colors to mimic a Halloween animal, like a bat or cat. Chocolate ice cream is the second most popular option, making it a great choice for the spookiest holiday of the year.

...And in person!

Even though online marketing seems like the wave of the future, you can't beat the simplicity of a great design. When you choose the stylish options available by Frozen Dessert Supplies, you can rest easy knowing that your custom cups will look great with minimal effort.

It's this unique design that will be featured on the social media pages of your customers. But it's even better if a consumer gets your items to eat on the run. There's no way that passersby will be able to ignore the beautiful design of your custom ice cream cups. Pairing your branded logo with a fun, festive design will be sure to turn heads. Relying on cups that make a statement is functional advertising you can trust.

Fun designs are great for children

There's no better sense of awe and wonder for a child than going into their favorite shop only to be transported into a new world. With the right custom ice cream cups and decorations, you can make your shop into the harrowing Halloween shop you've always wanted. From fun striped designs to colorful new additions, each printed ice cream cup will serve as the cherry on top of a child's perfect evening. They might even drag their parents back for seconds the next day!

They can be used for more than just ice cream

The versatility of uniquely printed cups is what truly makes this product a great value. Even though most restaurants will use ice cream and frozen yogurt supplies for their intended purpose -- after all, their role is in their name -- you can also use them to hold tip money, serve as cute decorations, and work as containers for other items in your store. Whether you're using them for easily accessible toppings, table toppers, or ice cream cups, you can rely on custom containers to serve a variety of purposes for your restaurant.

You can make them into a game

Specialty items are one of the best ways to drive sales in the restaurant business. Why do you think the Starbucks cups got such a reaction in the first place? It's because they only come out for a short time once per year. Even if the item can't be kept forever, everyone wants to experience something new and exciting.

You can mimic the same effect in your restaurant or ice cream shop by relying on seasonal favorites. For example, investing in multiplee custom ice cream cups with different designs can encourage customers to try each one before picking their favorite! Utilizing this idea can also encourage people to share their experiences online. You can even hold a special prize for the first person to collect them all!

Other restaurants have found success in holding a special opening event. If you own a large space, throwing a party to welcome the holidays is a great way to engage with the local community. If you happen to partner with another local business, this is all the better: exchanging goods to feature in the other's restaurant can show that you're active in the community while reaching an entirely new audience.

Showcase your personality with custom ice cream cups

At the end of the day, investing in fun ice cream cups boils down to the personality of your business. Just like Starbucks hoped to display an image of purity with their red cup design, the choices of your custom ice cream cups can give a new vibe for your restaurant or cafe. While a single design choice won't make or break your business' identity, choosing a fun design can prove that you're excited about the holidays. Proving that you're a business with whom you can celebrate the holidays is priceless at this time of year.

Are you ready to invest in custom ice cream cups? Rely on the Uniq® cups offered by Frozen Dessert Supplies to help your shop stand out when the holidays arrive.
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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.