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We are excited to announce that JonnyPops is gifting pops at a severely reduced rate to Northfield Area United Way for our upcoming truck pull! Upper Lakes Foods is also donating ice cream treats for the event.
JonnyPops has its own local history. The origins of the company can be traced back to a dorm room at St. Olaf College, where a student named Erik shared a story with his friends.
Erik told his friends about a business idea that he and his cousin, Jonathan, had explored. The two of them wanted to create an all-natural, fruit-forward frozen treat with simple, wholesome ingredients.
But before they could embark on their new business, Jonathan passed away due to a drug overdose. It was this piece of the story that inspired Erik and his friends to take up where Jonathan had left off.
JonnyPops creators Erik Brust, Jamie Marshall, and Connor Wray.
JonnyPops were named in honor of Jonathan, and a portion of the company’s proceeds are donated to the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation — a national leader in addiction treatment and recovery.
The company’s motto is “A Better Pop for a Better World,” and their belief is that every act of kindness — no matter how big or small — goes a long way.
Come to our truck pull on September 22nd at 5pm in Bridge Square to taste JonnyPops for yourself. All ice cream treats are free — and a great way to spoil your kid’s dinner!