Pottsville Area Development Corp. just released another video introduction from a finalist in the Launch Pottsville business contest, Frosted Ice Cream and Donuts. The business plans to use nitrogen to make small batches of ice cream and it’ll offer artisanal donuts, too.
Launch Pottsville’s goal is to develop new business owners in the city. PADCO believes the winners of this year’s contest, to be decided in a few months, will be up and running before the end of the year.
The initial entry field for the Launch Pottsville contest has been narrowed down and the public can learn a little bit about each of the finalists. Frosted represents the third video introduction from a Launch Pottsville finalist.
Launch Pottsville Business Contest Finalist – Frosted
Frosted is founded by Faith Young. She’s originally from Lancaster County but now lives in Pottsville.
Young says customers at Frosted will be able to watch the ice cream they order made right in front of them. The shop will also feature made-to-order donuts.
“I’ve always had a love of baking and treats, in general,” Young says. “I just love how it makes people smile. People are having to go out of the area for those sweet treat options.”
“I see a lot of potential in Pottsville,” she adds.
These videos are part of Phase 2 of the Launch Pottsville competition, a chance for the public to learn about the . The winner at the end gets $150,000 in cash and pro bono services to help start their business.
During Phase 2, the Launch Pottsville finalists work with local mentors to refine their business plan and goals. They also get a chance to scout some real estate in Pottsville as a potential location for their business.
The contest ends with a Shark Tank-style elevator pitch presentation in front of an audience at Schuylkill YMCA on April 28.
Check out the full video intro for Frosted Ice Cream and Donuts:
- Arrow – Co-working and Event Space
- The Chopping Block – Axe-Throwing Bar
- Frosted Ice Cream and Donuts
- Ruthless Performance Athlete Development Lab
- The Hard Cider Company