Popbar frozen treats franchise inks deal with Hoover-based Baba Java Coffee

(Popbar Facebook page)

Hoover-based Baba Java Coffee has entered into a multi-unit franchising agreement with Popbar, an ‘all-natural’ frozen treats franchise that offers gelato, sorbet and frozen yogurt on a stick produced in-house daily. 

Baba Java Coffee has two locations in Hoover and Montevallo. They recently announced plans to open a third location on 119 near Highway 280.

Baba Java will be the first to carry the frozen treats in Alabama. 

Offering 80+ Flavors

According to Popbar, they offer 80+ rotating flavors including:

  • Classics —Chocolate and Vanilla
  • Unique flavors — Piña Colada, Mud Pie
  • Seasonal items—Watermelon, Pumpkin Pie 
  • Popbar also provides a wide variety of vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free or soy-free options
  • You can also customize it to your liking with a variety of premium chocolate dippings and toppings like nuts, cookie crumbs and sprinkles

“From delicious pops and refreshing gelato shakes and lemonades to warm hot & chocolate and toasty waffles, we really love the wide variety and the seasonality of & Popbar treats,” said Wendi and Nathan from Baba Java Coffee on Franchising.com. “We can’t wait to share & this unique experience with our loving communities in Birmingham!”

To learn more about Baba Java Coffee, check out Bham Now’s recent story about the coffee shop opening their second location this past March at the former Strand Coffeehouse near the University of Montevallo.

Popbar Going Global

Popbar is growing fast. Currently, they have franchises in California, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, New Jersey, and Texas, as well as international locations in Canada and Portugal.

Will you be visiting Popbar when it opens with BabaJava locations? Tag us @BhamNow on Instagram + Facebook to let us know!

Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

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