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the Frios Gourmet Pops franchise story

started in a garage, now we're here

Frios started in a tiny garage years ago, trying to escape the doldrums of life and continues to combat the ordinary monotony by employing humans whose mission is to spread joy and happiness one pop at a time.
Our owner Cliff Kennedy bought a Frios franchise in 2018, and a year later, he purchased the entire company. The driving force behind Cliff’s decision to buy the company stemmed from a traffic jam, where he spotted a Frios stand on the side of the road. After pulling over to escape traffic, Cliff took a bite of his future in a Key Lime Pie Frios pop. Transporting him to simpler days at a beach in Florida, Cliff realized the power and magic of Frios. Since Cliff’s ownership, the company has grown from a brick-and-mortar shop to a tie-dye food truck, offering a simplified side hustle franchise to teachers, veterans, parents and any other entrepreneurs looking to become a Happiness Hustler and spread the magic of Frios.

what is a Happiness Hustler? ™

Determined to put a smile on someone’s face and more joy in their hearts, a Happiness Hustler focuses on giving back, loves fundraising, and is devoted to being an active member of the communities they serve. This is done inclusively with a Frios pop in hand, sharing in moments of joy, happiness, and dignity exchanged with Frios guests.

revolutionizing the mobile franchise category

Entrepreneur magazine ranked Frios Gourmet Pops to its Top New Franchises of 2022 list, granting our emerging brand a spot at #35. The Frios Gourmet Pops franchise has also received a ranking in Entrepreneur’s Top Low-Cost Franchise list as well as taking the number one spot in their category of Misc. Frozen Dessert Franchises.

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