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By The Numbers

Last year Jell-Craft sold enough product to serve:

  • 5,534,720 delicious snow-cones for kids of all ages.
  • 1,474,176 glasses of frozen cocktails.
  • 5,970,432 refreshing glasses of punch.

Distributors / Wholesalers

For wholesale and distributor ordering email orders@sonbeverage.com or contact Jell-Craft directly if you need assistance. For retail purchases please contact one of our fine Distributors or retail outlets.

Private Label / Co-Packing

Son Beverage Company, the manufacturer of Jell-Craft products, co-packs and private labels margarita mixes, cocktail mixers, punch concentrates and snow cone syrups for many of the well known restaurants, grocery chains and theme parks throughout Texas.

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Leftover pickle juice keeps this football team running

Leftover pickle juice keeps this football team running San Antonio Express News | By Maggie Gordon STAFF WRITER You get a lot of phone calls at a deli — “A ham and rye to go, please.” “A Caesar salad, dressing on the side.” After a while, they all run together. Except the person who calls every few

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Beverage Company Wins Texas Family Business of the Year

Son Beverage Company, a San Antonio family owned business, was recognized as 2016 Texas Family Business of the Year in the Small Business Category by Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business (IFB). The IFB awards program – now in its 27th year – recognizes outstanding firms whose families demonstrate a commitment to each other, to

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Peach Lemonade

In honor of National Lemonade Day on August 20, here is Jell-Craft’s Peach Lemonade recipe! This is a great summer beverage refresher, in which all ingredients can be purchased at an economical price! Get ready to enjoy a drink for yourself or share with others! What you need: 1 bottle of Jell-Craft Old Fashioned Lemonade Drink

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Jell-Craft Peach Jalapeno Lemonade

Jell-Craft Peach Jalapeno Lemonade is a delicious refreshing way to spice up your lemonade! You’ll give your mouth a delightful treat of tart, sweet and a hint of natural Jalapeno! Enjoy a drink for yourself or make it for your next summer get together!  Your guests will be impressed! What you need: Water 1 bottle of

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Jell-Craft Peach Tea Recipe

Jell-Craft’s Peach Tea recipe is a great summer beverage refresher, in which all ingredients can be purchased at an economical price! Get ready to enjoy a drink for yourself or take to your next summer party to impress the guests! What you need: Any plain iced tea already brewed 1 bottle of Jell-Craft Peach Punch Concentrate

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House was home to handmade chip factory

By Paula Allen | San Antonio Express-News  October 4, 2014 Updated: October 4, 2014 10:50pm Photo: Photo Courtesy Of Anita Valencia The Bluebonnet Potato Chip Co. made and sold chips and drink bases for more than half a century. SAN ANTONIO — Attached is a photo of a house at the corner of Cincinnati Avenue and Sabinas

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This Could Clarify WTF Food Expiration Dates Actually Mean

Bye-bye, “sell by,” “use by” and “best before.” This Could Clarify WTF Food Expiration Dates Actually Mean | Huff Post Generation Now by: Elyse Wanshel Here is a fresh idea. On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives introduced a bill that would standardize expiration date labels like “sell by,” “expires on,” “best before”

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Google unveils top food trends

Google unveils top food trends | Food Business News 5/3/2016 – by Monica Watrous MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. — Turmeric, jackfruit and vegan donuts are considered “rising stars” in the latest food trends report from Google. The company evaluated the monthly volume of top food-related queries in the period between January 2014 and February 2016, measuring year-over-year growth,

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Jell-Craft Snow Cone Syrups used as Margarita Mixes

Did you know Jell-Craft Snow Cone Syrups can be used to make delicious Margaritas? If you’re not in the mood for tequila, use different liquor and make a unique cocktail! If you have a Margarita machine and you’re using our gallon syrups, you would follow this recipe: One gallon Jell-Craft Margarita flavor snow cone syrup

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When iconic brands go organic

When iconic brands go organic | Food Business News 4/11/2016 – by Monica Watrous Capri Sun Organic contains more calories and more grams of sugar than its conventional counterpart. KANSAS CITY — Is organic healthier? It depends on your definition of healthy. Consider the newly launched Capri Sun Organic juice beverage from The Kraft Heinz Co. The

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Sweet heat takes flight

Sweet Heat Flavor Takes Flight | Food Business News 12/17/2015 – by Donna Berry CHICAGO — Heat and sweet have been attracted to each other since the beginning of time. In the United States, this has traditionally been on an individual basis — a sprinkling of red pepper flakes here and a dash of hot sauce

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Snow Cones on Christmas Day

  Weather will turn rainy after a balmy Christmas By Jessica Belasco | December 25, 2015 | Photo: Kin Man Hui/San Antonio Express-News Snow cone vendor Maria Prieto serves a customer in Alamo Plaza. With Christmas Day temperatures in the mid-70s, about 10 degrees higher than typical for Dec. 25, business was brisk. San Antonio wasn’t exactly a winter

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Warm Wassail Recipe

Jell-Craft Punch Warm Wassail Recipe When it’s cold outside it’s always nice to enjoy something warm, and in Texas cold pretty much means anything below 70 degrees. Drinking the typical hot chocolate and hot apple cider gets old and it’s good to spice it up with something different such as using Jell-Craft Tropical Fruit Punch to

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“We all work together, like a big Family.” –Barbara Davis

That’s how we feel at Son Beverage Company, so today we celebrated our family’s Thanksgiving. We are grateful for so much this year, and are blessed by each team member we have that makes the Son Beverage Family.  Each individual in the photo below has an important role they bring to our family, and the relationships

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Baylor Honors Texas Family Businesses for Commitment to Community, Industry, and Employees

Institute for Family Business celebrates Texas Family Businesses WACO, Texas (Oct. 27, 2015) –The Institute for Family Business at Baylor University will honor the 2015 Texas Family Business of the Year Award winners and finalists at an awards banquet on November 19th at the  Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. The awards program –

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Jell-Craft Products Celebrates Small Woman-Owned Business Month

Woman-owned businesses continue to grow and thrive. The Jell-Craft family is privileged to be among one of the 10 million companies that is owned and controlled by women in the United States. Woman-owned businesses bring in approximately 2.5 trillion in sales each year, and around 1 in every 7 workers is employed by a woman-owned

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Cutting-edge food trends for 2016

10/19/2015 | Source: Food Business News BOULDER, COLO. — Sugary juices and sweetened yogurts may fall out of favor as consumers increasingly embrace savory flavors in 2016. On the list of culinary trend predictions compiled by the Sterling-Rice Group, Boulder, Colo., are sippable soups, salted yogurt and sour “switchels.” “We’re really seeing this expansion of our

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10 Million Strong: National Women’s Business Council Celebrates National Women’s Small Business Month

10/01/2015 | Source: PR Newswire WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — When Council Member Kari Warberg Block had the inspiration for her business – a company that sells organic pesticides with little negative environmental impact – she had no idea she was about to build a billion dollar empire. Using her keen understanding of farming

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Snow Cone Flavor Recipes

Want a variety of more Snow Cone Flavors? Get creative and combine some of Jell-Craft’s Snow Cone Syrups to create your own unique Raspa syrup blend! Develop your own recipes and give them unique names, then share with us on our Jell-Craft Facebook Page. Here’s a list already crafted for you to try out: Bahama Mama Any

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“Love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life.”

Career Day at Castle Hills Elementary  Students were eager to hear about all the career paths they could possibly take in life. Career day is a special event for adults to explain their profession, which helps students further develop their hopes and dreams of what they want to be when they grow up. Via Metropolitan

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HELP US! Name this Kid’s Drink for grocery shelves! All entries on our #Facebook page will be entered to win Schlitterbahn New Braunfels tickets. 
#Spinners #Beverages #Drinks #Kids #ChildrenDrinks #HEB #Walmart #Kiddos #Parents #Fun #Twisters #Tornadoes #Shakers #Glitter #Slushes #SlushHere’s to @chickfila ‪#‎CowAppreciation‬ Day! We have participated in this event as a company for many years, and enjoy dressing as cows! Who wouldn’t? Share your photo if you participate too! #ChickfilA ‪#CowDay #moo #cow #employee #employeeappreciation #lunchtime #lunch #yumAttn Valley Customers: Henry's Party Supply & Food Service is one of our most loyal and longest customers, and has a large selection of Jell-Craft products including SUGAR FREE Snow cone syrups! Here is Henry Sr. with our owners at our company’s 70th anniversary party last year. They are located in at 715 South Lewis Lane in Harlingen! #SnowConeSyrups #JellCraft #CustomerLoyalty #SnoCones #SugarFreeSnoCones #Texas #Valley #Harlingen #Beach #SouthPadreIslandYesterday we had our annual cheers of Schilo’s root beer during our employee appreciation lunch for our team at @schilosdeli ! It was a bitter sweet this time since we said farewell to Debbie Hahn, the General Manager at Schilo’s whom we have worked with for the past 20 years, and wished her a Happy Retirement! We have enjoyed working with her over the years and wish her all the best! #Rootbeer #EmployeeCelebration #TeamLunch #Lunch #Cheers #RetirementIn honor of the 4th of July being 1 week away, we want to give you a refreshing drink recipe to make at an economical price! Check out our blog - http://ow.ly/Vg0f301GCXE on what you need to make Peach Tea! We’ll post another delicious recipe later this week #SummerHeat #BeverageRefresher #PeachTea #Beverage #FourthofJuly #July4th  #JellCraft #peach #jellcraftproducts #jellcraftThese kiddos enjoy eating delicious #Raspas to help them stay cool in the San Antonio summer heat! What is your favorite thing to eat to help keep you cool in the summer? #SnowCones #SATX #SanAntonio #Summer #Heat #Hot #SnoCones #JellCraft #FirstDayofSummerHappy Father’s Day! Have you already given your dad this special gift? #FathersDay #HappyFathersDay #FathersDay2016 #Grandchildren #Funny #LOLThis sweet family drove in from Mexico to come to our facility and buy our products for their restaurant! Customers like them is what makes us LOVE what we do. We truly appreciate customer loyalty which is why the Jell-Craft brand has been around for over 70 years. If you're ever in Del Rio, cross the border and go to Expresso 9 3/4! #JellCraftProducts #JellCraft #SnowCones #Raspas #SnoCones #Mexico #Texas #SATX #SanAntonio #FamilyJoin the hype and try our new Jell-Craft Drink Starters!
-“I purchased the Strawberry Lemonade and its soooo good! We must get the other two flavors now!”
-“I recommend it to everyone. I'll be sure to stock up and have it all my family's future parties!”
-“I love that I can make it easily by the cup - amazing, and it is so delicious - you can truly taste both the strawberry and the lemonade.”
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*These concentrates make 3- 48 oz. pitchers of drinks and DOES NOT contain High Fructose Corn Syrup! They are exclusive to @heb  #heb #jellcraftproducts #drinkstarters #beverages #lemonade #shoplocal #localbusiness #satx #sanantonio #foodie #foodandbeverage #health #trends #jalapeno