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Celebrating 5 Years of Steel City Pops

Celebrating 5 Years of Steel City Pops

There are many ways we could celebrate our 5th birthday at Steel City Pops.  A lot of good things have happened over the past 5 years but to celebrate our birthday this year we wanted to highlight our customers and what they have accomplished by purchasing our most important product, our water.

When Jim and Amy Watkins opened Steel City Pops in the spring of 2012 they knew they wanted to …

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Pop Cart Give-Away!

Pop Cart Give-Away!

We’re giving away a pop cart, server,
and up to 300 pops to someone special!

 

During the month of May (May 1 – 28) we will be taking nominations for this special prize.

We’ll choose 5 winners! We’ll have a winner from Alabama, one from Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Houston, Texas, and last but not least a winner from Kentucky.

You can nominate yourself, your neighbor, friend, bride or groom, principal, …

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Pop of the Month: Dark Choco-Nut Bar

Pop of the Month: Dark Choco-Nut Bar

This month we want to introduce you to a delicious combination that will make your taste buds sing!  If you are a dark chocolate and coconut fan, this pop is for you!

We start this pop creation with our creamy coconut pop.  This pop is amazing on it’s own but covered in dark chocolate it becomes phenomenal!  And just to make this pop even more amazing we top it with a …

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Showin’ the Love!

Showin’ the Love!

February was “Show the Love” month at Steel City Pops and we had a great time loving on our community and customers!

We enjoyed going out into our local communities to “Show the Love” to firemen, police officers, and teachers to let them know how much we appreciate all that they do.  We even took our carts to some local parks to “Show the Love” with free pops!

 

 

We’re Showin’ the Love in February!

We’re Showin’ the Love in February!

We love being a part of our local communities and in the month of February we’re going to be out looking for ways we can “Show the Love”!

Our Steel City Pops team is preparing, even now, to go out every day with lots of good surprises and love for our local communities.  You never know where they may turn up!

If you are a Steel City Pops fan, get out your …

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Pop of the Month: Turtle!

Pop of the Month: Turtle!

We are super excited to announce our pop of the month for December, Turtle!

This amazing pop starts with our smooth and creamy vanilla pop. We dip it in rich, milk chocolate, and dredge it in locally grown pecans.  We finish it off with a buttery caramel drizzle.  Turtle perfection!

During the busyness of the season why not take a break and come in for this tantalizing treat?  Just ask your server …

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We’re thankful for YOU!

We’re thankful for YOU!

During this month of Thanksgiving we wanted to take a moment to thank you, our customers, for your support!

 

Steel City Pops has grown from a small shop in Homewood, Alabama, to 15 locations across Alabama, Texas, and Kentucky.  Our customers from Louisville, Kentucky to Waco, Texas, have welcomed us and embraced our philosophy of creating a fresh, hand crafted pop, sourced with local ingredients and made locally in each community.

We …

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Taking Your Pops to a New Level!

Taking Your Pops to a New Level!

Along with our amazing fall flavors we’re introducing something we think is pretty great…

Pop Dipping your way!

Want to take your Steel City Pop to the next level? Take a walk on the wild side and dip, dredge, drizzle, and dust your pop!

Create Your Own Steel City Pop Sensation!

 

How can you make that Steel City Pop even more delicious? (It’s hard to do, we know!)

DIP your pop!

Choose from three …

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Fall Flavors are Here!

Fall Flavors are Here!

It’s that time of year, again! The leaves are starting to turn, summer days are fading away, and the thermometer is beginning to drop. It’s time for fall! And it’s one of our favorite times of the year at Steel City Pops.

“Our fall menu is the best! I think the fall and Christmas menus are really my favorite. There are so many great flavors on the menu like …

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Roll into Tuscaloosa for the Best Treat in T-Town!

Surrounded by 5 major bodies of water, named after Muskogean Chief Tuskaloosa (which means “Black Warrior”), and home to the University of Alabama (Roll Tide!) our Tuscaloosa store is located in the heart of Alabama.  We asked our team in Tuscaloosa to share a little about their store and why they love serving pops in T-Town.

SCP:  What makes the Tuscaloosa community so great?

Hunter Snell, SCP Team Member:  “The …

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