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  • We're Hiring Slingers (aka Cart Vendors) for 2021

    We made it through 2020, phew! Onward and upward. We are in the process of hiring slingers and have found that our fans are our best resource in finding the amazing folks that make our brand so spe...

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  • Startup vs Survival: The Similarities

    The Food & Beverage industry is in a tough spot right now.  For most business owners, one aspect of 2020’s challenges do not feel completely new. Whether you got started months or decades ago,...

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  • The King of Pops Window: Explained

    Steps off the Atlanta BelLine is a small window in a discrete building that has supplied "in the know" Atlantans with pops for years. We just call it "the window". We refer to it publicly as suc...

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  • Introducing King of Pops Soft Serve Ice Cream

    For 10 years, we've focused on making the best pops in the world. We've made tons (literally) of great ones, and plenty that we'd prefer to forget about. We've been inspired by some of the most th...

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  • Birthday's aren't cancelled with Puddles

    We've all tried really hard to make birthdays in the time of COVID not feel like birthdays in the time of COVID, but when it comes down to it, they've felt just really sad.  We say this from deep ...

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  • COVID as a Business Owner

    It’s the last day of September. For the last 10 years, October has been the beginning of the season wind-down at King of Pops: the bank account would be looking pretty good, and we would be lookin...

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  • Pop-Drops for Healthcare Heroes

    As the world turned upside down in March so suddenly, we found ourselves trying to find our best role in the midst of the chaos. How could we best serve our customers when our usual methods of get...

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  • King of Crops: Then & Now

    With a name and mission like ours, was anyone surprised when we started a farm and named it King of Crops? King of Crops was established in 2013 and became the World’s First Pop Farm! Our hope w...

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  • Princesses in the King of Pops Kingdom

    Last summer, my eight-year-old entrepreneur, Wells, set up a booth at our local farmers' market to sell her “hair detangling spray” (salt water with a cute crayon-drawn label). Her market neighbor...

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  • Community Rally for Black Lives

    The need to be firmly and vocally anti-racist is not a new one; however, the murder of George Floyd demanded we look at how we (as people and as a company) can do better both now and indefinitely....

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  • In My Whole Foods Feelings

    This week, Nick and I accepted the Supplier of the Year award for the South region of Whole Foods. It got me feeling all sorts of ways. The awards ceremony was a very surreal experience as compa...

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