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Frozen Dessert Industry & Machine Articles — frozen custard

Spotlight: Tony's Daiquiri and Vape

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We sat down with Tamara Saba from Tony’s Daiquiri and Vape in Bernice, Louisiana. “We had daiquiris before, so getting new machines was a way to add new flavors,” says Saba. “We serve alcoholic frozen drinks and now feature a lot more flavors.” They feature flavors such as strawberry, margarita, hurricane, and watermelon to name a few. The public’s response has been extremely positive, with a favorite flavor being suicide. “Everyone loves it,” says Saba. She also has advice for restaurants starting up during this time. “Be careful, make sure you keep cleaning. Make sure you are going through the...

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Eclipse Food Service

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We sat down with Aylon Steinhart, the CEO of Eclipse Food Service, a dairy-free alternative to ice cream. What got Steinhart into the industry is how intertwined the food industry is with the entire world. “I realized how much the food industry has to do with the entire world and all of humanity. I also learned about the impact that the food industry has on planet sustainability and human health, I realized we could make a very significant change in the world by shifting consumption of animal products to plant-based products.” Steinhart sought out to create products to get mainstream...

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How To Navigate Your Business During This Time

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During this difficult time, it is no secret that most restaurants and bars have been requested to close for the safety of the community. However, to avoid a major financial loss by completely shutting down your ice cream venue, we advise you to explore the option of either an ice cream truck or a concession trailer to generate income and help keep your business afloat. A great idea to generate steady cash flow for your business would be to park close to or in front of an apartment complex or neighborhood. Wary inhabitants in isolation will feel a bit at...

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Spotlight Piece: R N A Ice Cream

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Slices Concession interviewed Ralph from R n A Ice Cream, a popular ice cream truck in New York City. He searched online and found out about Slices Concession due to seeing the great reviews. Ralph states that Slices Concession is the fastest company to get in touch with. Ralph's main point of contact was with managing partner, Chino Leong. "The buying process was very smooth," says Ralph, "even though Slices Concession is located states away." Ralph got into the ice cream industry while working in a school district where he realized the local area had no ice cream trucks. Ralph...

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Lloyd's of Pennsylvania

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If you are new to the ice cream industry, a brand to look out for is Lloyd’s of Pennsylvania. They produce top-quality frozen dessert mixes as well as flavors and extracts. Their mix has reduced raw material cost and it has a cleaner taste than other mixes. They also have freeze-thaw capability and their company has reliable machine adjustment recommendations and support. Lloyd's of Pennsylvania also has a 150 day refrigerated shelf life from date of manufacture as well as price protection in the case of periods of increasing dairy prices. They have been family owned for over 50 years,...

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