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Taylor 794 Ice Cream Machine Guide with Features

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Overview  The Taylor 794 is one of the most popular ice cream machines. Great for small businesses looking to add a menu item to increase profits. Taylor Company has served ice cream shops since 1926. Their ice cream machines are well known and used all across the world. They do business in over 125 countries. Offering popular soft serve variations including low or non-fat ice creams, yogurt, custards, and sorbet. Giving you the option for 2 separate flavors or an equal combination of both in a twist. Features: Freezing Cylinder:  Two, 3.4 quart (3.2 liter) Mix Hopper: Two, 14 quart...

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What We Learned at Starter Space with Mami's Foods & Lloyd’s Pennsylvania

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At an Ice Cream Social last Friday, we had the opportunity to participate in some great discussions at Starter Space. Providing a great location and connecting with a great community. As a local business, like Starter Space, we believe in fostering entrepreneurial spirit both at home in Gainesville and everywhere else we do business. Mami’s Foods We want to give a special shoutout to Mami’s Foods. They are a family-run company bringing indulgence & delight to their customers while upholding the highest ethical standards. They produce vegan treats, dessert mixes including gelato, soft serve, hot drinks and bubble tea! While at...

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What Your Favorite Ice Cream Flavor Says About You

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There's no better way to satisfy your sweet tooth than a bowl of rich, creamy ice cream. Almost everyone enjoys ice cream, but what does your favorite flavor say about you?  Vanilla If your favorite flavor is Vanilla, you are easygoing and can strike up a conversation with just about anyone. You tend to be calm mannered and enjoy a simple lifestyle. You know what you like and how to get it. Some may say you enjoy the little things in life.  Chocolate   You are bold, extroverted, and proud of your love for Chocolate ice cream. You are full of energy and...

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Top 3 Health benefits Of Eating Ice Cream

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  Did you know Alexander the Great enjoyed snow and ice flavored with honey and nectar? Ice Cream has been around for centuries. Ice cream does contain quite a bit of sugar. However, in moderation, ice cream provides some surprising health benefits. Here are the top 3 health benefits:   1.) Key Vitamins and Minerals Up to 10% of your daily dietary allowance in calcium and phosphorous can be found in just half a cup of Ice Cream. Ice cream also contains vitamins A, C, D and E, as well as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate and vitamins B-6 and B-12....

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How Many Frozen Yogurt Machines Should You Buy To Equip Your Store For Success?

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How many machines you decide to install is an important decision. More machines does not equal more profit. At Slices Concession, we recommend starting with 3 to 6 machines if you are starting out.    You should consider these factors: 1. Size of your location It is important to consider that each machine usually requires 5-8 inches between each other. That being said, the length depends on machine specification. Feel free to contact us for exact specifications. You should also keep in mind that you need space for countertops, sinks, air conditioning, and seating. 2. Cost Many people get too...

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