Our Mayhaw Farmer – Gene Little

Our Mayhaw Farmer – Gene Little

One of my favorite people I have met since opening Steel City Pops is Gene Little, pictured here with his daughter-in-law.  He has been a farmer for over 70 years.  He is currently 92-years-old and provides our Alabama shops with the key ingredient to one of my favorite pops.

Meeting Mr. Little was actually somewhat of a fluke as he is not what I would call a ‘local’ farmer …

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To Franchise or not to Franchise?

To Franchise or not to Franchise?

One of the most commonly asked questions we get is whether we are planning on franchising at Steel City Pops. We have discovered that there are vast numbers of people who are excited about the business and wanting to help spread the concept. We have valued the feedback from business professionals and potential entrepreneurs that have contacted us. 

However, after looking at all of the core values of our …

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The most asked question about Steel City Pops is finally answered!

Well, it’s been a long time coming, but we finally have the answers to the most commonly asked questions we get in our stores and throughout various social media. In fact it is the number one searched item about our stores online…what is the question?  It is…”Do you have nutritional information for your pops?”  And, as of today, we can say, ‘YES, we do!’

We want to assure you that this …

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Our Partners: Eat the Yard and Slow Food Dallas

Coming from a small town, Steel City Pops recognizes the importance and the value that being part of a community brings to a small business. One of the formative desires in the highly anticipated move to Dallas, Texas was the establishment of connections and relationships in the Dallas community. Steel City Pops felt as if the first step in the formation of these vital partnerships was to volunteer in …

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Our Pops are Low in Lactose and Casein

Since the beginning Steel City Pops has purposed to offer delicious dessert options for people with specific dietary limitations: all of our pops are gluten free and vegetarian friendly, and the fruity pops are dairy free. In short, the goal was to create a menu that featured something for everyone. But recently we learned that our recipes also include option for another community. If you have a lactose or casein …

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