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Heat Treatment in Soft Serve Machines: The Ultimate Guide for Businesses

Posted by Miriah Mather on

What is a Heat Treatment? Heat treatment is a feature added to a soft-serve or milkshake machine  to reduce the frequency of thorough cleaning through heating the mix hopper to  66°C (151°F) for 30 minutes at the end of each day. This process destroys microorganisms, ensuring the hygiene and safety of the products served. Unlike a regular soft serve machine that requires complete disassembly and cleaning by hand every 3-5 days, a machine with heat treatment allows you to stretch those cleanings to 14 - 28 days before needing to disassemble and deep clean. These machines are equipped with advanced monitoring systems. Temperatures...

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Liquid vs. Powder Ice Cream Mix: What You Need to Know

Posted by Slices Concession on

Picking the ice cream mix that is right for you and your business is critical to your success. Liquid and powder ice cream mixes each have their own merits, and in this post we're going to cover everything you need to know to make the right decision. Liquid Ice Cream Mix - The Product - Liquid ice cream mix creates the quintessential soft serve ice cream, the type of product you remember eating as a child. The taste and texture are similar to that of the large chains that carry soft serve, like Dairy Queen. In more technical terms, liquid...

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The 2 Main Electro Freeze Pump Styles: RMT & CMT Mix Transfer Systems

Posted by Slices Concession on

What's The Difference Between The Two? In terms of operating, both ice cream machine pumps have the same output capacity and high quality in finished product. The areas where they differ are the materials used for the pump, pump design, & pressure (in p.s.i.'s). CMT Mix Transfer System The CMT is the older peristaltic pump style designed by Electro Freeze. This ice cream machine pump is characterized by more plastic parts, especially the MTS covering/housing. Because it is mainly made of plastic materials, it makes it easier for it to experience wear and tear and need more replacement parts and...

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Pennsylvania House Approves Bill Eliminating 'Outdated' Frozen Dessert Law

Posted by Eduardo Agbing on

In a significant move towards streamlining regulations and boosting small businesses, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has given its nod to a bill aimed at repealing the state Frozen Dessert Law of 1965

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Checking the Breaker on a Taylor Ice Cream Machine

Posted by Slices Concession on

When it comes to investing in technology, especially high quality machinery, it would be nice to think that nothing ever goes wrong. No stress, time, or money would be spent on fixing a problem, that most of the time, the operators of the machinery don’t know much about. Uh oh! That doesn't sound too good... How To Check & Reset The Breaker If your biggest nightmare becomes a reality and your Taylor frozen dessert machine unexpectedly stops working properly, the first step in repairing it is to check the breaker. *Side note*, This is the first step not only for a...

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