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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 Piña Colada soft serve ice cream using Dole Pineapple Whip soft serve mix 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 Dole Whip soft serve mix to create a truly original hit. This is a very buildable recipe, using Mami's Gelato vegan Froconut mix....

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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 ice cream cart company 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...

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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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Check Out Joy Cones!

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In this video, our lead technician Evan Waldt shows us how many Joy ice cream cones our quality used Stoelting E111 can crank out. Evan uses Joy Cones to hold the soft serve product. Joy Cone is a quality brand of ice cream cones that was started over 100 years ago by Lebanese immigrant, Albert George. They make a wide range of cone products, such as your standard cake cups, sugar cones, and our personal favorite, their waffle cones and waffle bowls. An added perk is that much of their cone products also come in gluten-free options! Pair with product...

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Spotlight: Mami's Gelato

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  We interviewed Phanor Komoda, the marketing rep for Mami’s Gelato. We discussed in detail their upcoming product Oatragous as well as their popular classics Froconut and Almondice. Komoda got his start in the frozen dessert industry while working at a restaurant with the daughter of Naomi Posner-Horie, the founder of Mami’s Gelato. They were looking for a salesperson, and with Komoda’s sales background, as well as becoming a vegan, it seemed like a perfect fit!  “The perks of vegan gelato is your body is going to receive it well. I’m lactose sensitive so I can digest it a lot...

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