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Frozen Dessert Industry & Machine Articles — Emery Thompson

The Hottest yet Coolest Drink for Summer

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It’s officially time for the must-have summer drink that has everybody’s Instagram news feeds going crazy! You heard that right. Get ready for more likes and comments. Now that the sun is a lot stronger, so is our urge to relax and unwind. And there’s no better way to do that than with a chilled glass of Frosé, or Frozen Rosé. All About Frosé This frozen, blended beverage not only takes very little time to make, but also requires extremely limited ingredients. With a blender, the ice is crushed, causing a thicker and crunchier drink. However, the right frozen beverage...

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Stoelting F231 Ice Cream Machine Guide with Features

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OVERVIEW  The Stoelting F231 is one of our most popular ice cream machines, and is great for small businesses looking to add a menu item to increase profits. Since 1905, Stoelting has been manufacturing commercial ice cream makers and frozen dessert equipment. Their equipment is built in the USA, with their Headquarters in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. At Slices Concession, we have worked with these machines for over 10 years. We stand by their reputation of having "state of the art engineering and uncompromising quality." Stoelting Philiosophy Offering popular soft serve variations including low or non-fat ice creams, yogurt, custards, and sorbet. Giving you the...

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What Is A Batch Freezer And How Does It Work?

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There are many creatively exquisite chefs around the world that use certain kitchen equipment even if they don't fully understand how this equipment works. If you were to walk up to one of these chefs, with pencil & paper, & asked them how immersion circulators maintain accuracy or how a freezer works, they would most likely not know the answer. Inside the ice cream and Gelato stores, you can find that the most important piece of equipment, the batch freezer, is also the least understood piece of equipment. Do you know how a batch freezer uses liquid product mix to create exquisite...

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Slices Concession 22-Point Ice Cream Machine Procedure

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22 Point Ice Cream Machine Inspection At Slices Concession, we provide quality machines at a great price. All of our incoming machines undergo our 22-step ice cream machine inspection procedure. The procedure's purpose is to ensure all machines are in good, working order. In this video, we present our 22 point inspection on a Taylor 794 ice cream machine.  "    The inspection break down as follows: 1), 2) & 3) We check the exterior parts, the seals for the trombones, and the rear seals where the drive shafts go for any noticeable cracks or leaks. 4), 5) & 6) Before...

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Which Frozen Desserts are Best for Each Season?

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A successful Frozen Dessert Store knows their customers and needs. Their needs are constantly changing. Depending on which season it is, customers preferences change with the seasons.  Summer  Summer is by far the busiest time of year for Frozen Desserts. It's hot, people enjoy refreshing beverages. "June is the highest production month of the year, but production remains strong through August to satisfy summer demand." - International Dairy Association  1. Fruit  Fruit is in season and so are fruity flavors! You can't go wrong with blueberry, peach, mango, raspberry, blackberry, banana, coconut, and honey flavors.  For example, one of our...

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