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Frozen Dessert Industry & Machine Articles — C713

Spotlight: Stax Ice Cream

Posted by Priya Brantley on

Frozen Academy had the pleasure of interviewing Vida Feng, one of the owners of Stax Ice Cream in New York City. A Baruch College graduate, she started making ice cream in college with co-owner Sophie Gao. After being encouraged by friends and family to pursue their passion, they finally decided to open up a store of their own. Being open for a little over a year and a half they have garnered much success. What sets their venue apart from the competition is their unique array of flavors. Being Asian-American, they like to combine flavors from both backgrounds. For example,...

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Troubleshooting With A Stoelting?

Posted by Priya Brantley on

Are you interested in opening your own frozen dessert venue? Here at Slice’s Concession we have a wide assortment of frozen dessert machinery that can further enhance the experience of your venue. Whether it be a low volume countertop model to add a few additional menu items, or a full standing model to carry you through your grand opening and beyond. We are the number one distributor in the nation of used ice cream and frozen drink machines. We feature popular brands such as Taylor, Stoelting, and Carpigiani. We have machines with both single and three phase capability, as well...

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Spotlight: B Chill Lemonade

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Slices Concession sat down with the B Chill Lemonade team just days ahead of the grand opening of their first storefront at the Hickory Ridge Mall in Memphis, Tennessee. The lemonade has become quite popular in the town and its CEO is just ten years old! At age six Kinyah Briggs-Bean was challenged by her dad to start a company by age ten and she did not disappoint. The family considered helping her start a Baskin Robbins but it was not launched. In January, 2017 while living in Jackson, Mississippi, one afternoon Kinyah found her lemonade to be gone. It...

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Spotlight: Green Mountain Flavors

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  Slices Concession sat with Stan Sitton from Green Mountain Flavors. The company started in 1992 to address a market need for better-tasting all-natural flavors and extracts. They currently have a broad spectrum of flavors ranging from almond to peppermint. Their products can be used to flavor ice cream and most other frozen desserts including frozen drinks. Sitton bought the company in 2005 because he saw hope for the product line. Sitton noted several factors that differentiate Green Mountain Flavors from its competition. First, it was likely the first flavor manufacturer to focus solely on all-natural flavors and extracts. Second, besides its products being...

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Spotlight: Kelvin Slush Co.

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  Slices Concession had the opportunity to sit down with Kelvin Slush Co., if you have yet to hear about the brand, they are the originators of frose. What sets them apart from the competition is their quality of ingredients, each mix can make countless cocktails. They are versatile and true creativity goes into each drink. They are also certified organic and non-GMO. Rather than producing your typical slushie, with lots of additives and high fructose corn syrup, their flavors are subtle and sophisticated.  We talked to Helena Tubis, the vice president of sales and marketing from their New York...

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