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Why Should You Sell Sno-Kones®?

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Top Reasons for Selling Snow Cones


Nothing beats the heat like the ice you eat – Sno-Kones! This cool treat combines refreshing bits of coarse ice with fun, flavorful syrups. For more than 70 years, Sno-Kone has been the household name for icy treats. Loved by all ages, snow cones are a guaranteed crowd pleaser!


As a relatively low initial investment, Sno-Kones have reasonable startup costs. With affordable equipment and supplies, the result is high profitability. Cost per serving is typically less than 20¢ and profit margins can be as high as 94%!


Sno-Kones are a welcome addition to any occasion! From birthday parties to amusement parks, carnivals, or trendy restaurants, you can find snow cones across all types of venues. Their wide-ranging appeal means a greater market reach for your business.

Ease of Use

There’s no extensive training or specific skill sets required to operate a Sno-Kone machine. The intuitive design and simple instructions make operation and cleaning a breeze, even for beginners.


A lightweight and compact design lends itself to being easy to transport. If you are on-the-go, trust that your Sno-Kone machine will be ready to go whenever and wherever you need it!


From cherry to blue raspberry, lime to grape, the flavor possibilities for snow cones are virtually endless. Take it to the next level by adding ice cream or condensed milk. (Get inspired with our frozen treats recipes.) There is total flexibility to create a custom menu that will give you an edge over the competition.

Fun Factor

There’s something inherently joyful about Sno-Kones. Offering snow cones adds an element of delight and nostalgia to any event. Customers emotionally connect with the experience, which not only makes for great memories, but also encourages repeat visits.

A man holds a snow cone in his hand and pumps syrup onto it.

Getting Started with Sno-Kones

If you’re intrigued by all the benefits this popular summertime treat delivers, you’ll enjoy exploring Gold Medal’s line of top-quality Sno-Kone machines. Built for durability and ease of use, there are multiple models to choose from. Plus, don’t miss our complete line of Sno-Kone supplies. From the most sought-after flavorings to our industry-leading Sno-Kone cups, you’ll find everything you need to get started.


Gold Medal Sno-Kone machines are built with the qualities that matter most to operators. Durable cabinets, effective shaver heads, and key safety features come together in these well-equipped machines.


Sell more snow cones when you use a cart, insulated caddy, or flavor station. We offer the best Sno-Kone accessories designed to make you stand out.


Nothing compares to the flavor selection in Gold Medal’s Sno-Kone syrups. Discover the complete line, plus helpful supplies like replacement blades, cups, spoon straws, counter trays, and more. (Shop Sno-Kone supplies now.)

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Proven Profitability of Sno-Kones

Sno-Kones stand out for their powerful profitability. The ingredients involved – ice and syrup – are low cost and the high popularity ensures you can sell at a price point significantly above cost. With summer months driving high demand, your sales can surge in volume. Add Sno-Kones for a game changer to your bottom line!


You can’t get enough frozen treats!