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Why Invest In A Used Ice Cream Machine?

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Ice Cream Machines: Why Buy Used Instead of New Before we started Slices Concession in 2008, we owned and operated a Gelato and Frozen Dessert shop for 5+ years. Since then, we’ve helped a large variety of businesses start their own frozen dessert operations. We’ve helped everyone from small gas stations to large frozen yogurt and confectionary businesses. Selling frozen dessert can produce profit margins of up to 90%. Making the decision to invest in a used ice cream machine is the first step in helping you increase your bottom line as soon as possible. Reason One: Pricing and Value Retention...

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How To Install A Three Phase Frozen Dessert Machine

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In this article, we explain how to install a three-phase ice cream machine & how to check the polarity. *** We recommend you have a certified technician do any adjustments or changes to machinery and always be careful because electricity can be dangerous & cause harm. Note: Single phase frozen dessert machines do not need to have such careful installation because of their wiring. The beaters inside the freezing cylinder are designed to rotate clockwise. When turning clockwise this pushes the frozen ice cream mix towards the front of the machine so it can be poured out through the face plate's spouts....

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Ice Cream Machines 101

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TYPES OF ICE CREAM MAKERS: SLICES CONCESSION USEFUL ICE CREAM MACHINE GUIDES  1. Single or Three Phase Machine  Depending on your building, choosing a single or three phase machine is imperative. Single phase electrical outlets are found in every building and can be used by anyone. In contrast, only some buildings are equipped to handle a three phased outlet that is more efficient.  2. Air Cooled vs Water Cooled Another one of our FAQ's regarding types of ice cream makers. Water cooled machines run smoother, freeze quicker, and are more efficient than their air cooled counterparts. In contrast, air cooled machines are ideal in...

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How To Buy The Right Soft Serve Machine For Your Ice Cream Shop: Machine Options You Should Consider

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Finding quality information about soft serve ice cream machines is difficult, especially when you are just starting out. This post will answer many FAQ's when deciding whether to buy a soft serve ice cream machine and which one is best for your shop. Before exploring the different machine options, consider the following: What type of product you want to sell What technology or controls over the product you need How much space you have to work with in your restaurant or venue What is your projected sales/demand  Ice Cream Machine Options: 1. Air Cooled vs Water Cooled One of the benefits of an...

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Things to Consider When Shopping For Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Machines

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  When an entrepreneur starts planning for their frozen yogurt shop's success, there are many factors to consider. Such as raising capital, location, promotion, ensuring quality service, & machinery/equipment. While all of these aspects are important, some mistakes are easier to correct than others. One of the most important areas to avoid mistakes in is that of industrial ice cream and frozen yogurt machinery & equipment. New & seasoned buyers alike should ask questions about pricing, self or full service, electrical requirements, minimum clearance, serving volume, total costs over its lifespan, & technical aspects of machines. We recommend people do their...

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