Sell ice cream online

Start, run, and grow your ice cream business

Get the training, tools, and support you need to build the ice cream business you’ve always wanted.

Everything you need to sell ice cream

Free resources

Learn at your own pace with on-demand courses from Shopify Compass, and with other business owners on the Shopify Community forums. Find answers to your questions on the Shopify blog, or in our comprehensive guides.

Professional tools

Create an online ice cream store that reflects your unique brand with over 4 customizable and responsive themes. Efficiently manage your inventory and process customer orders all from one unified dashboard.

Smart marketing

Grab your customers’ attention with targeted marketing campaigns on social media and Google. Make sure customers can find your ice cream store by using Shopify’s built-in SEO tools and integrated blogging.

Award-winning support

Connect with Shopify customer support over online chat, phone, or email. Support is available 24/7, and can help with almost any challenge your ice cream business encounters.

Learn more about selling ice cream

  • Selling ice cream online is tricky, but it can be done. With Shopify's same-day delivery, pick-up option, and Shopify POS, you can have your ice cream to your customers in no time.

  • Shopify is your best option to sell ice cream online, and it comes equipped with all the marketing and promotion features you'll need out of the box. There's a blogging platform to create awareness and an app store with apps designed for targeted ads, shipping, and any other feature your store needs. Shopify also provides you with themes and many stock photos to make your store unique, and mobile compatibility to take your store wherever you go.

  • Yes, There's no better place to sell your ice cream products. With Shopify store features, you can set limits on how many orders you can take per day, initiate same-day delivery or pick-up, and calculate the price of your goods based on customer location. You can categorize your goods based on the season or customer preference and use Shopify's slide show and video feature to beautifully display your goods.

  • Yes, selling ice cream is profitable. Remember that the demand for ice cream is higher during the summer, and the ice cream business is competitive, so you need to make your product and store as unique as possible.

  • To price your ice cream, consider the cost of ingredients, labor, supplies, and delivery. You'll have to set up a refrigeration system to keep your ice cream frozen on the go if you deliver over long distances. The best practice for pricing ice cream is to analyze your competitors and calculate your costs using Shopify’s free profit margin calculator.

Scale your sales

Powerful apps

Showcase your ice cream with professionally edited photos or build customer loyalty with rewards programs. With over 80 options in the Shopify App Store, you can customize your store experience and test for success.

Sell everywhere

Sell your ice cream online, in-person, and wherever your customers are. Quickly accept payments, view sales, fulfill orders, and track inventory with the Shopify POS app—no matter where you sell.

Scalable pricing plans

For ice cream businesses at every stage and size

Basic Shopify

Best for new ecommerce businesses with occasional in-person sales

$29per month

Shopify

Best for growing businesses selling online or in-store

$79per month

Advanced Shopify

Best for scaling businesses that require advanced reporting

$299per month

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