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Should I Buy Foreign Frozen Yogurt Machines?

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Allow us to put in the simplest terms possible... No! You should not even consider buying a foreign made machine. They might be affordable ice cream machines initially, but they are expensive in the long run. We'll explain why in this post. "Name" Brand versus Chinese & Korean Made Machines We did an investigation in which we compared prices & other important factors. Some of the top brands in the USA like Taylor, Stoelting, & Electro Freeze have their frozen yogurt machines priced anywhere between $8,000 - $16,000.  Alpine (which sells Chinese made machines) has a price range of $4,000...

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Top 3 Tips For Buying A Frozen Yogurt Machine For Your Shop Or Restaurant

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Just like that American saying goes " you can't build a house without first having a firm foundation" in the same way you cannot have a successful frozen yogurt shop if you don't have the proper machines & equipment. Depending on the configuration of your shop & your expected sales, there are different machines that fit your needs differently. These are the 3 tips you should consider when looking to buy a Frozen Yogurt Machine: 1. Consider Buying A Used Machine You should be cautious when buying a new machine because the first 2 years after purchase, even if you...

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Our Top 2 Must Have Tips For Buying A Used Soft Serve Machine

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Buying a used soft serve machine might be a great idea for an entrepreneur with a tight budget looking to explore new market opportunities or refine their selection of products available for customers. The following are the top 2 things you should consider when buying a soft serve machine. 1. What's The Price Range Of A Soft Serve Machine? The price of a used soft ice cream machine for sale depends on many factors such as: size, Brand, how much product it can hold, the amount of spigots (A.K.A. wands) & hoppers, if it's self cleaning or not, if it...

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Italian Ice: USA Regional Specialty Of The Mid-Atlantic

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What Is Italian Ice & Why Is It A Specialty Of The Mid-Atlantic Italian Ice (A.K.A. Water Ice) is a Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert best made to help people cool down during the summer time. Want to learn how to make Italian ice? Italian Ice is usually made with natural fruits, purées, & concentrates. Italian ice is prepared using machines that mix the ingredients while they freeze them, much like the process used to make ice cream. Famous USA Italian Ice Makers  John's Water Ice (Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) has been producing delicious high quality Italian ice since 1945. John Cardullo started this business using...

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The Top 6 Best Wines To Exquisitely Complement Your Ice Cream, Gelato, & Sorbet

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If you ever visit Europe, you might just have the pleasure of enjoying the rich texture & dazzling home made flavors of the Gelatos, Sorbets, & Ice Cream made by local Ice Cream Shops. Many People also take some time to enjoy the wonderful array of quality wines that are offered in Europe.  At Slices Concession we asked ourselves, why can't people enjoy both? But, how do we pair the riveting personality of a wine with the uniquely passionate perspectives of a Gelato, Sorbet, or Ice Cream? We decided to play match maker with our Drinks & Desserts & the...

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