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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 Make A Delicious Dole-Conut Pina Colada Soft Serve!

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In this video, our managing partner Evan shows us how to make a delicious Pina Colada soft-serve ice cream using Dole Pineapple Whip soft serve and the vegan Froconut from Mami's Gelato! To purchase your own, click on the links below! Dole Pineapple Whip  Dole Pineapple Whip is a quality soft serve mix that is both delicious in taste but also a cult classic! Most popular for being featured at Disney World, we take this soft-serve mix to create a truly original hit. This is a very buildable recipe, using Mami's Gelato vegan Froconut mix. You can add pineapple reduction...

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Icicle Tricycle

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We interviewed the successful frozen dessert cart company, Icicle Tricycle. With clients using their carts, for boardwalks, weddings, and have even been featured on the hit show, Shark Tank. We spoke to Ryan Hashagen, who started the business very young, while he was still in high school! “During the last twenty years, I’ve become a business consultant to our clients,” says Hashagen. “While we work with national and corporate brands, we also pride ourselves on working with small businesses that are just starting up.” What got Hashagen into the industry was being able to help inspire and get people involved...

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Chicago Vegan Foods

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We sat down with Dan Reed from Chicago Vegan Foods, who are also the producers of Temptations Vegan Soft Serve and Dandie’s Marshmallow’s, a vegan marshmallow line. “The company started in 2001, our founder Ryan Howard, was a long time vegan, who is actually celebrating his twenty-sixth year in veganism. Vegan has always been extremely important to him. At that time there weren’t a whole lot of vegan options. In short, we got started through activism, which led us to where we are today.”   Current establishments that feature Temptation Soft Serve and Dandie’s Marshmallow’s is a pretty healthy mix...

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