Industry Awards

1998 marked the 10 year anniversary of Dippin' Dots, LLC. Over the course of the past decade, various entities have graciously recognized our achievements, phenomenal growth and dedication to our customers. We are proud to share these awards and honors with you!


Inc. Magazine

Recognized Dippin' Dots in 1997 as the 331st fastest growing, privately-held company in America.

Inc. Magazine

Recognized Dippin' Dots in 1996 as the 171st fastest growing, privately-held company in America.

Kentucky World Trade Center

World Trade Success Award

Chose Dippin' Dots as one of the state's top globally competitive companies for 1997.


Entrepreneur Of The Year

Dippin' Dots founder and President Curt Jones was awarded one of the prestigious regional "Entrepreneur Of The Year" awards by Ernst & Young in 1995.


International Dairy Foods Association

The IDFA named Dippin' Dots Best In Show at its Achieving Excellence Awards in 2005. Dippin' Dots was also presented with top categorical awards for Best New Frozen Novelty Products for Dippin’ Stix, Best Frozen Novelty Package Design for the Dot Delicacies cake box and Best Ice Cream Package Redesign for the single serving Prepacks.


Six Flags Vendor Of The Year

2004 & 2005

For the second consecutive year, Dippin' Dots, Inc. was selected by park Food & Beverage Managers as the Top Vendor for the park chain's entire system! Dippin' Dots is proud of its long and successful affiliation with Six Flags Theme Parks!


Franchise Awards

Entrepreneur Magazine "Franchise 500" 2002 Through 2005

For four consecutive years, Dippin' Dots Franchising became a member of the elite "Franchise 500" as ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine. Entrepreneur's January 2005 issue ranks Dippin' Dots #93 among the top 500 franchise companies in the USA. Dippin' Dots also moved up to #2 in Entrepreneur's listing of the "Top 50 New Franchise Companies." DDF debuted on the list at #1 in 2002.