Vail Valley Bizwatch: Nona’s Frozen Yogurt
Location: Avon Center, 100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd., Suite 113, Avon.Date opened: Dec. 20.Owner: Dan and Nolvia Griffin.Contact info: 970-845-9468, http://www.nonasfrozenyogurt.com. Like us on Facebook at Nona’s Frozen Yogurt.What goods or services do you provide? Self-serve frozen yogurt bar. Coming soon panini and soup of the day.What’s new or exciting at your place? Healthiest yogurt in America. Great taste that won’t go to your waste – all natural; no preservatives; grade A Kosher certified whey; gluten free; four healthy, active yogurt cultures; sweetened with fructose; safe for most diabetics and lactose intolerants; no fat; no cholesterol; calcium fortified; low calories; and low carbs. Each day there are eight different flavors, and flavors can be swirled or combined. Flavors change every three days. There are many organic fruits for toppings along with the M&Ms and Oreo cookies for those who need them. What strategy do you use to differentiate your business from your competition? We are offering fresh top quality products along with friendly, neighborly service.What philosophy do you follow in dealing with your customers? What can your customers expect from you? All ages are welcome at Nona’s Frozen Yogurt. The place has been described as “Cute doesn’t cut it. This is a stunning, inviting atmosphere.” Free WiFi is available. The special event room is available for rent for any occasion complete with a 55-inch laptop interactive TV.Tell us a little about your background, education and experience: The owners are longtime (27-plus years) locals.What is the most humorous thing that has happened at your business since you opened? Grandma licking the yogurt bowl.