Business Spotlight: Ride the Flavorwave

  Missouri may be landlocked, but this summer many Springfield residents are riding a Flavorwave. That’s the name of Kona Ice Inc.’s self-serve syrup fountain on the sides of over 900 trucks. Kona franchisees dish out shaved ice as far south as Houston, Texas, as far north as Anchorage, Alaska, and in the Queen City,…

Kona Ice Super Fan!

These are a few of our favorite things…   “At the Athens County Fair Bike Parade, kids dress their bikes as one of their favorite things. Marley Christman chose the Kona Ice truck. After the parade was over, she peddled her miniature truck to see her big brother truck.” Marley, you are so talented! We…

Kona Ice to give back to classroom teachers

Kona Ice of Selma and Prattville is doing their part to give back to teachers this school year. The snow cone business will be adopting a classroom and providing the teacher with their choice of classroom needs. “This year through corporate, we’re doing adopt a classroom,” said Glenn McPhillips, owner of Selma and Prattville Kona…

Franchising’s Best Leaders of 2017

Special thanks to Franchise Business Review for featuring Kona Ice founder and CEO, Tony Lamb. “Company culture begins at the top, and Tony Lamb, Founder and CEO, Kona Ice is an exceptional leader. He not only believes in his corporate staff, made up of 35 individuals, but also in the franchisees who manage Kona Ice’s…

New Kona Ice Truck rolls into business in Lubbock

  Scott and Paulene Salamon have been business owners in Lubbock for more than 20 years, but their latest venture is their sweetest yet. The Salamons are the owners of Kona Ice of South Lubbock, a shaved ice truck that hit the streets last month. They also own D&J Courier Service. “We like delivering smiles,”…