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Frozen Dessert Industry & Machine Articles

Check Out Frostline!

Posted by Priya Brantley on

Looking for a great soft serve mix that will get you through the summer and beyond? Here at Slice’s Concession, we are committed to helping you find the best products possible to use in our used soft serve ice cream machine. With multiple ice cream machines in our inventory, its no surprise we have done extensive research on quality mixes. With nearly 40 years of history, Frostline definitely has proven to be a reputable brand. They not only make soft serve mixes but they also delve into frozen yogurt mixes and beverage mixes. Bring quality products to your venue! On...

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Spotlight: Mami's Gelato

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  We interviewed Phanor Komoda, the marketing rep for Mami’s Gelato. We discussed in detail their upcoming product Oatragous as well as their popular classics Froconut and Almondice. Komoda got his start in the frozen dessert industry while working at a restaurant with the daughter of Naomi Posner-Horie, the founder of Mami’s Gelato. They were looking for a salesperson, and with Komoda’s sales background, as well as becoming a vegan, it seemed like a perfect fit!  “The perks of vegan gelato is your body is going to receive it well. I’m lactose sensitive so I can digest it a lot...

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Chapel Tavern

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We sat down with Sean from Chapel Tavern, a popular bar in Reno Nevada that specializes in artisan cocktails and features the cult classic, frose. Chapel Tavern is currently using a Taylor 430 that was purchased from Slices Concession. Their frose recipe uses a selection of wine from Jenny Francois, who is an all natural wine maker based in Reno. One full batch of frose features 9 liters of wine and is able to make 80 8 oz. servings. This is a great example of the profit you can make using the machine which Sean says has paid for itself....

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Waterfront Concerts

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We sat down with Ian Palmer from Waterfront Concerts, a prominent music venue with multiple locations in New England. Ian got his start in the frozen drink industry when he worked for Waterfront Concerts in both their Maine and Rhode Island locations, before working for their location in Massachusetts. They were serving frozen margaritas at these locations that were extremely popular. Ian's favorite part is how happy frozen drinks make venue goers, especially during the summertime months. He also mentions how serving frozen drinks has vastly improved their turnout.  Waterfront Concerts started their buying journey with Slices Concession when the...

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SPOTLIGHT: Sweet. Dude.

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We spoke with Donni from Dude. Sweet. ice cream truck. Dude. Sweet. is currently based out of Bend, Oregon and has seen much success with its assortment of ice cream sandwiches. However, their menu features a wide array of frozen treats. Some include, classic soft-serve cones, dipped bananas, and Hawaiin shaved ice.  Once she decided she wanted to own a food truck, she started her journey by designing the layout for her food truck and creating a plethora of menu items that were both original and easy to customize. Her favorite part of being in such a niche industry is...

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