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Women Pioneers of Ice Cream | How Nancy Johnson & Agnes Marshall Shaped the Ice Cream Industry

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In honor of Women's History Month, it's fitting to spotlight the monumental contributions of women to the ice cream industry, a sector that has brought joy and sweetness to countless lives. Two pioneers, Nancy M. Johnson and Agnes Bertha Marshall, stand out for their innovative spirit and technical ingenuity, setting the stage for the modern ice cream industry. NANCY M. JOHNSON Nancy M. Johnson, an American inventor, transformed ice cream production with her hand-cranked churn in 1843, marking a significant leap from the labor-intensive "pot freezer" method. Prior to her invention, ice cream was made by stirring ingredients in a...

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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

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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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Checking the Breaker on a Taylor Ice Cream Machine

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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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Pump vs. Gravity Machines: Which One To Choose?

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In the ever-evolving world of the frozen dessert industry, one crucial decision can significantly impact the success of your business: choosing between pump and gravity machines. This comprehensive guide will delve deep into the intricacies of both options, providing you with invaluable insights to make an informed decision that can potentially transform your operation. When you're deciding on a new soft serve ice cream or yogurt machine, there are many different features we have to account for to decide which one best fits your needs. The main difference between gravity and pump-fed machines is how the mix is fed into...

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