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9 fun facts about ice cream

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Ice Cream Facts: 1. NYC   The first ice cream parlor opened in the United States in 1776 in New York City. 2. World War Two  Towards the end of World War Two, the US Navy repurposed a refrigerated concrete barge to make ice cream for troops. The barge could hold 2000 gallons of ice cream and made 10 gallons every 7 minutes. After the war ended, the popularity of ice cream soared partially due to the troops' love of ice cream.  3. National Ice Cream Month In 1984, President Ronald Reagan declared July as National Ice Cream Month and...

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Spotlight: Global Refrigeration

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  We sat down with Marty from Global Refrigeration. Preciously the marketing director at Ralph Lauren, he decided to switch gears into the refrigeration industry . Since then, he has been selling high quality refrigeration units for the Global.  Global Refrigeration is the worldwide industry leader in manufacturing American made refrigeration products. They use the historically successful Kelvinator design. When recommending products to customers, Marty says there is a plethora to choose from. From the previously mentioned Kelvinator designed units, Global Refrigeration features units with patents that no other competitor has. They have great dipping, merchandising, and hardening cabinets. Buying...

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Tiago's Tacos

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Slices Concession had the pleasure of providing a quality used frozen drink machine to Tiago's Tacos. They are now the owners of one of the most popular models Taylor brand has to offer, the Taylor 430. This countertop model has proven to be incredibly profitable in numerous establishments. Being a counter top model, it is excellent for food trucks, such as Tiagos. Tiagos Tacos is a taco truck with three locations in Miami. They serve tacos, burritos, and other Mexican delicacies with some added zest. Named after their son Tiago, their popularity has grown exponentially. Tiago's Tacos contacted us to...

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Spotlight: KC Wine Co.

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Slices Concession sat down with Kirk Berggren from KC Wine Co. Vineyard and Winery. They are a popular vineyard located in Olathe, KS. They are an avid buyer of machines from Slices Concession. What got Kirk into the wine industry is actually a funny story. The lease on their pumpkin patch had expired, and the piece of new land that they found ironically had a vineyard on it.  Instead of getting rid of the grapes, they decided to keep them and start their own vineyard! This all happened in 2014, they opened a year later in 2015. They feature a...

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Spotlight: Break-A-Whey

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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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