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Spotlight: Green Mountain Flavors

Posted by Priya Brantley on

  Slices Concession sat with Stan Sitton from Green Mountain Flavors. The company started in 1992 to address a market need for better-tasting all-natural flavors and extracts. They currently have a broad spectrum of flavors ranging from almond to peppermint. Their products can be used to flavor ice cream and most other frozen desserts including frozen drinks. Sitton bought the company in 2005 because he saw hope for the product line. Sitton noted several factors that differentiate Green Mountain Flavors from its competition. First, it was likely the first flavor manufacturer to focus solely on all-natural flavors and extracts. Second, besides its products being...

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Spotlight: Kelvin Slush Co.

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  Slices Concession had the opportunity to sit down with Kelvin Slush Co., if you have yet to hear about the brand, they are the originators of frose. What sets them apart from the competition is their quality of ingredients, each mix can make countless cocktails. They are versatile and true creativity goes into each drink. They are also certified organic and non-GMO. Rather than producing your typical slushie, with lots of additives and high fructose corn syrup, their flavors are subtle and sophisticated.  We talked to Helena Tubis, the vice president of sales and marketing from their New York...

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Spotlight: Biolee

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We had the pleasure of interviewing the company Biolee. Biolee specializes in gelato that is original in its ingredients as well as its pairings. Their company includes a wide range of flavors, that feature the traditional taste of gelato that the world knows and loves, but combined with innovative skills and concepts. Their gelato is made with high-quality milk and their sorbets, which are vegan-friendly, uses 50% seasonal fruit and no artificial flavorings.  The store experience of Biolee is truly a dream with its pastel hues and whimsical backdrops making for a natural craving for a sweet treat! Amidst the...

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Spotlight: Power Equipment Direct

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We had the great opportunity of interviewing Power Equipment Direct to better help our clients have an understanding of generators and how Power Equipment Direct does a great job inform and guide clients in finding the best product for their machine. How did you guys get started in the equipment industry?   Power Equipment Direct launched in 2002 after founder Jon Hoch set out to create a simpler way to shop for power equipment and technical products.   After a less-than-satisfying experience shopping for the right lawnmower, Hoch wanted to make it easy for customers to sort through all the...

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Why Soft Serve Is Profitable

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  Soft serve is a great low maintenance frozen treat. With minimal limitations. Soft serve ice cream is a great first addition to a startup business. With the option of adding it into numerous desserts to expand your menu, you can include it in crepes, with churros, Belgium waffles, or sundaes that children can personalize on their own. This dessert comes at a lower cost due to everyone are parents will love the low price. With it being more fiscally beneficial you will be able to get into the ice cream business for less. Now let’s talk about the benefits...

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