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Why You Should Avoid Chinese or Korean Made Ice Cream Machines

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 - Haz Clic Aquí Para Español -   The Temptation Of Buying A Chinese or Korean Frozen Dessert Machine When you have a tight budget, purchasing a Chinese- or Korean-made ice cream machine is tempting. The distributors of these machines offer a significantly lower price for one of these machines (usually about half the price of a Taylor, Stoelting, or Carpigiani machine). They boast about their energy-efficient machines, contrasting them to their power-churning American/Italian-made counterparts. They greatly exaggerate the virtues of their warranties and advertise their US-based warehouses as having all the parts that you need. These claims are very misleading &...

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SPOTLIGHT: Merrill Beverage

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We sat down with Joel Tharp, owner of Merill Beverage. For the past 24 years, Merill Beverage has provided frozen drink and dessert mixes to convenience stores, bars, restaurants, night clubs, and schools. In the world of frozen drink mixes, there are many companies to choose from but what sets Merill Beverage apart from the competition is the quality of their premium products which range from slushie mixes, cocktail mixes for bars, frozen cappuccinos, and even fruit juice slushie mixes that have made their mark in school districts. The fruit juice slushie mix is made from 100% fruit juice with...

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Exploring The Benefits Of A Taylor 342 Frozen Drink Machine

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In this article, we explore the capabilities and production capacity of the Taylor 342D frozen drink machine. This Taylor slush machine is designed to make a wide variety of frozen beverages. Not only does it make incredible daiquiris, but it also makes margaritas, pina coladas, and even spiked lemonade. The machine can be adjusted for each type of different product to get a consistency and temperature of how you want it. It also a wonderful high volume machine for smoothies, acai, frozen coffee, teas, and much more! Check out the videos below to explore it for yourself! Machine Features The...

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Sweet Ritual

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Sweet Ritual has become a staple in Austin. This dairy free parlor has a wide assortment of products that cater to people with dietary restrictions. They first opened in 2011, Amelia was working at a toy store that offered frozen desserts. Fellow owner Valerie was working at Amy's Ice Cream Store. The start of their venture was very serendipitous. After the toy store closed Amelia was left with equipment as well as product. They decided to join forces in their love of ice cream and set up shop in a local juice bar.They attended Malcolm Stogo’s Ice Cream University in...

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The Global Inclusion of Frozen Yogurt

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Frozen Academy sat down with Susan Linton, the founder of the International Frozen Yogurt Association (IFYA). What sets the IFYA apart is that it is the only frozen yogurt specific association in the world with content catered for this specific food product. The great benefits members can look forward to receiving include a wide range of discounts, such as worker’s compensation insurance at a discounted rate, and even discounts on credit card processing, as well as discounts on soft serve mixes,  soft serve machines, cups, spoons, and more. Her favorite part of the work experience is getting to talk and visit different frozen yogurt venues, particularly ones with new concepts....

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