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Frozen Dessert Industry & Machine Articles — gelato

Scoop School: Storing Waffle Cones

Posted by Destini Miller on

 Scoop School gives us the rundown on how to store our waffle cones without sacrificing quality.  The more expensive option is the plastic display tables that can sit on the counter in front of your customers. This sight is visually appealing and helps advertise your waffle cones. Another helpful way is to wrap the individual cones in plastic and place them in a plastic container with a lid. As long as the cones are kept in an airtight container they'll remain fresh for about five days. It's important not to store warm waffle cones because they'll start to sweat together...

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Join The Slices Cone Competition Today!

Posted by Priya Brantley on

   Contest Rules Videos must be submitted to Slices Concession via email by September 1st! State the name of your store, the brand and the model machine you're using, and of course our hashtags. Make the tallest cone you can. The cone must stand for 10 seconds after soft serve has left machine. Visibly measure and show in the video the tracing of the product from beginning to end. Inches from cone, base, or cup do not count. Post on all store social media accounts using the hashtags  #slicesconecomp & #yougotconed Must be following us on all social media. Nominate...

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Spotlight: Tony's Daiquiri and Vape

Posted by Priya Brantley on

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

Posted by Priya Brantley on

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!

Posted by Priya Brantley on

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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