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. You can read more about the story of Frozen Dessert Supplies and our purpose in this article.
What are your products made from?
Our paper ice cream cups are made with FDA approved food-safe paper coated in a thin layer of PE (Polyethylene). Our clear plastic cups, banana split boats, and plastic dome lids are made from PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate). Our plastic spoons and straws are made from PP (Polypropylene). Our eco-friendly ice cream cups are made from FDA approved food-safe paper coated in a thin layer of PLA (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 approved smooth birch wood.
If you'd like to read more about the materials in our products, read this article.
What does it mean if a product is "eco-friendly"?
You may have noticed that some of our products are labeled "eco-friendly," this means different things to different things to different people. Something can be biodegradable but not compostable or the other way around. It can be confusing to try and figure out exactly how eco-friendly a product is. Read this article to learn more about eco-friendly products.
Where can I find the dimensions of products?
Dimensions of products are listed in the product description under specifications. However, if you can't find the dimensions of a product in its description, call our customer solutions team at 480-428-1999 or email us email@example.com.
What spoon is best for my business?
We have a wide variety of spoons perfect for any shop. We have color-changing spoons, heavyweight spoons, and ever wooden spoons! Read this article to learn more about our spoons.
Disclaimer for all color-changing spoons: at room temperature, our color-changing spoons have a slight tint of the color they'll change to. If you're using them for a gender-reveal party, place them in hot water before using them to ensure they don't have a tint.
Are your cups flush-fill or practical-fill?
All our cups are practical fill. That means that the measurement of our cups isn't based on the volume of the cup to the rim, it's slightly below the rim. This way, you don't have to overflow your cups to get the right amount of product in them.
What measurement do you use for your cups?
We use fluid ounces (fl oz) to measure our cups.
When will I get my order if I order today?
This depends on when you place your order and what shipping you chose. Our residential and commercial 5+ business days shipping option is guaranteed to be delivered between one (1) and seven (7) business days (in the contiguous United States). Refer to our shipping policy for exact information about shipping duration.
What's your shipping policy?
You can view our full shipping policy here.
I only received part of my order. What should I do?
Sometimes products are shipped from multiple locations and may not arrive on the same day. Don’t panic! Give us a call, and we can look into it to find out where the rest of your order is.
How can I become tax exempt?
Tax exemption can be given to certain retailers. Read this page to better understand if you qualify for sales tax exemption.
What does it mean to be a distibutor?
Being a distributor means that you would like to sell our products on your website or storefront as packaged. If you are using our products to store your own products, you would not be considered a distributor.
How can I become a distributor?
We love our distributors! If you want to become one, all you need to do is fill out this form, and we'll contact you.
Which products are available to customize?
We have a wide variety of products available to customize. They are as follows:
- Paper Ice Cream Cups in following sizes: 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 16, & 32 oz.
- Paper Hot Drink Cups in following sizes: 8, 12, 16, & 24 oz
- Clear Plastic Drink Cups in following sizes: 12, 16, 20, 24, & 32 oz
- Paper Hot Soup Cups in following sizes: 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 16, & 32 oz.
- Paper Cold Drink Cups in following sizes: 8, 12, 16, 24, 32 & 44 oz
- Opaque Plastic “Stadium” Drink Cups in following sizes: 8, 12, 16, 17, 20, 21, 24, 32, and 44 oz
- Heavy Duty Spoons in both solid color and color changing varieties
- Lids are offered for each product size listed and can turn our paper ice cream cup and paper hot soup cups into to-go containers
Do you offer eco-friendly custom options?
Our paper cups are all eco-friendly! Our USA-Made cups in particular are made with post-consumer recycled fibers, giving them both a premium feel and making them our most eco-friendly custom option.
Where are your custom cups produced?
Our custom cups are produced here in the United States as well as overseas.
Why should I invest in custom cups?
When opening your ice cream shop, you're probably getting conflicting advice about custom ice cream cups. They can be more expensive than plain ice cream cups but you have to remember that it's an investment. You're investing in branding for your shop, advertising, and decor. If you want to read more about why you should invest in custom cups, read this article.
What is the minimum order quantity?
If you are ordering paper products, the minimum order quantity is 3,000 units. If you are ordering PET plastic products, the minimum order quantity is 5,000 units.
What does the custom ordering process look like?
When you order custom by either giving us a call at 480-428-1999 or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, you'll be connected with a sales representative. They will discuss pricing, quantities, and lead times to make sure we are able to meet your needs!
Once you place the order for your cups, you'll get the opportunity to work one-on-one with a member of our in-house design team. They can help you create a logo, adjust an existing logo, or put your design onto one of our templates. Once that has been completed, everything is sent into production.
A member of our fulfillment experience team will be communicating with you during that production process to answer any additional questions you may have.
If you want to learn more about ordering custom cups, read this article.
Do you offer design services?
Yes! We would love to help build your brand and logo. Contact our sales team at (480) 428-1999 or email us at email@example.com and we can identify how we can best help you.
When will I get my custom products?
We have a few different options for you to help you get exactly what you're needing. Our lead times vary depending on the custom product you choose, which is why you will have a member of our fulfillment experience team always giving you updates. Given the current state of the global supply chain, our USA-made cups have been taking about 8 weeks to ship out, while our overseas cups have take anywhere from 6-7 months to arrive after submitting to production.
I need my cups sooner than the allotted time. Do you offer any rush services?
We do not currently offer any rush services for our custom products. However, if you're needing cups sooner than our custom cups can make it to you, we would be more than happy to help you get some custom stickers along with our non-custom (or stock) cups in the meantime to hold you over! A sales representative can help you get stickers ordered; those can be completed in 3-4 weeks. Click here to view all our ice cream cups that can ship to you within 2-7 days.
My spoons/cups/lids are defective. What should I do?
We pride ourselves in a strict quality control process. However, on rare occasions, there can be issues in the manufacturing process. If you received supplies that are in some way defective, give us a call or send us an email. We’ll figure out what the problem is and make things right.
What is your return policy?
If you want to return your order, we try to make our process as simple as possible. Just click here to start the process.
Do you price match?
If you find a similar product with a better price somewhere else, send your invoice to our customer solutions team and we'll see what we can do!
How can I get a discount?
Subscribe to our email list at the bottom of our website to be notified about sales and discounts! You can also gain rewards points for every purchase. Once you build up enough points, those act as a discount too. Read more about our rewards program here.
Can I get samples?
Of course! Go to this page to request samples and we will send you samples of whatever products you would like to see. You'll be responsible to pay a small fee of $5.00 for shipping.