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Frozen Dessert Industry & Machine Articles — ice cream shop

Scoop School: Plating your menu like a Pro

Posted by Destini Miller on

 Down seasons are the best times to revamp your shop's menu. This could mean adding more vibrant pictures to your menu board, more signage in the dining room, or another batch freezer in the kitchen.  If you're currently experiencing down time, Scoop School suggests some way to make changes to your shop that can enhance the experience for your customers. Plating is a major component in the ice cream universe. Its essentially how your product is being presented to the world. Many ice cream shops take the traditional route and use commercial plastic cups to display and serve their products. There...

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Spotlight: Break-A-Whey

Posted by Priya Brantley on

Break-A-Whey is a new product was started by Jeff Kulis. It is an all natural high protein frozen yogurt. It has a unique and new outtake on how to have a great nutrition with great taste, as well as being healthy. He looked to replace the traditional ice cream being served. Break-A-Whey is an all natural alternative, especially to facilities where health is paramount. Break-A-Whey was created to fit into the nutritional needs of of kids, athletes, recovering patients, and of course the average individual who wants to treat themselves without feeling guilty. Break-A-Whey is manufactured in Saugatuck, Michigan by...

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Spotlight Piece: R N A Ice Cream

Posted by Priya Brantley on

Slices Concession interviewed Ralph from R n A Ice Cream, a popular ice cream truck in New York City. He searched online and found out about Slices Concession due to seeing the great reviews. Ralph states that Slices Concession is the fastest company to get in touch with. Ralph's main point of contact was with managing partner, Chino Leong. "The buying process was very smooth," says Ralph, "even though Slices Concession is located states away." Ralph got into the ice cream industry while working in a school district where he realized the local area had no ice cream trucks. Ralph...

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Lloyd's of Pennsylvania

Posted by Priya Brantley on

If you are new to the ice cream industry, a brand to look out for is Lloyd’s of Pennsylvania. They produce top-quality frozen dessert mixes as well as flavors and extracts. Their mix has reduced raw material cost and it has a cleaner taste than other mixes. They also have freeze-thaw capability and their company has reliable machine adjustment recommendations and support. Lloyd's of Pennsylvania also has a 150 day refrigerated shelf life from date of manufacture as well as price protection in the case of periods of increasing dairy prices. They have been family owned for over 50 years,...

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Dole Whip!

Posted by Priya Brantley on

If you are familiar with Dole soft serve, you are sure to have tasted their iconic pineapple whip. Dole Pineapple Whip has proved to be a cult classic, with true fans even cementing their love for the frozen treat with tattoos. But Dole soft serve has many more flavors to choose from that our readers might find even more intriguing. Adding Dole soft serve can help with an increase in sales due to it being very popular and also being dairy-free, meaning vegan and lactose customers can indulge. Other great aspects also include the fact that it is low in...

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