• What would you need to consider to open a gelto/ice cream shop?

    Have you ever thought about what it would be like to own an ice cream or gelato store or food truck? What would you need besides the initial investment and how much work would need to be put into the business? With every business you get out of it what you put in but these are some basic ideas of what you will need to get started.

    When thinking of gelato supplies your main focus should be on making and creating a delicious product that can be enjoyed by all. Once you have found the perfect recipes and flavours you can choose how you plan to store and serve your ice cream or gelato. Many people love heading to the store fronts that have multiple tubs of frozen desert like an ice cream buffet to choose from. It makes for a great family outing and with the right gelato supplies you can create any setup you desire.

    If you decide to go with a brick and mortar store you can choose to have many types of products to serve your gelato to your customers. Everything from edible bowls, ice cream spoons, gelato cups, fun dessert cups, and many other products. Getting tasting spoons is a great idea because people are more likely to make a purchase after they have tasted your product. You can choose to have an assortment of toppings at your counters as well for guests to make their very own creations.

    Having a bright memorable logo on all of your plastics and paper ice cream cups is a great way to promote your business. People seem to remember wacky names with colorful logos they can spot from afar. Try to stand out from the rest by creating a unique guest experience that people will be happy to share amongst friends and family. Currently most store fronts are trying to maintain an eco friendly balance with their disposable or one time use products. If you can supply your guests with stainless steel straws, reusable cups and bowls, and recyclable paper products you can stay with the eco friendly niche as well.

    So when preparing yourself with gelato supplies and a location to sell your new products think about the unique experience you can create for families like yours. Get in on a time captured tradition, 90% of households indulge in sweet frozen treats that’s a lot of ice cream.