According to the Mintel’s industry report, ice cream and frozen novelties, like popsicles, experienced a 16.3% sales increase in 2020. Americans love popsicles and other delectable frozen desserts. If you want to get your piece of this booming industry while operating a mobile unit, then the Frios Gourmet Pops franchise could be for you. The idea for the business was conceived in 2014 in a tiny garage by entrepreneurs who were trying to escape the doldrums of life. Since franchising in 2018, it has grown to 50 locations across the U.S. The franchise's headquarters is located in Mobile, Alabama. The brand is focused on setting up mobile units for franchisees in the southern U.S. The characteristics of a "Happiness Hustler," which is the term for the brand's franchisees, include understanding the importance of networking, caring about others, and learning from their mistakes. With this business, the founders wanted to provide their customers with magical moments during a dull day.
In terms of support and training, franchise owners can expect a comprehensive training program that will provide you with the information and tools you need to run the business properly. You will also be provided with marketing tools to get the word out about your truck and ongoing support throughout the duration of your time with the brand. Your mobile unit is called the Sweet Ride and includes a power inverter, service window, external Bluetooth speakers, customizable menu board, and more. Franchise owners can enjoy a flexible schedule, an easy set up and low startup costs, and the opportunity to be your own boss. Mobile franchises provide entrepreneurs with easy market access.