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Things to Consider When Shopping For Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Machines

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  When an entrepreneur starts planning for their frozen yogurt shop's success, there are many factors to consider. Such as raising capital, location, promotion, ensuring quality service, & machinery/equipment. While all of these aspects are important, some mistakes are easier to correct than others. One of the most important areas to avoid mistakes in is that of industrial ice cream and frozen yogurt machinery & equipment. New & seasoned buyers alike should ask questions about pricing, self or full service, electrical requirements, minimum clearance, serving volume, total costs over its lifespan, & technical aspects of machines. We recommend people do their...

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Common Pitfalls When Installing Ice-Cream Machines on a Food Truck

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Thinking about starting a mobile ice cream business? While the ice cream truck has become a fixture of American summertimes for decades there are important considerations frequently overlooked when it comes to installing ice cream truck equipment. Common pitfalls when installing an ice cream machine can be the lack of electrical power inside the vehicle, insufficient storage, or simply the lack of space to operate comfortably. Q & A With Jeremy Adams (Prestige Food Trucks) In an effort to help you avoid these common mistakes we reached out to Jeremy Adams, Founding Partner & Creator of Opportunities at Prestige Food...

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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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What Type Of Frozen Yogurt Machine Should I Buy? Things To Keep In Mind When Shopping For A Frozen Yogurt Machine

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Having had 5 plus years of experience running a Gelato/ Ice Cream Shop we are familiar with all of the things an operating owner needs to keep in check. Among those things are making sure you have the proper equipment & machines to make the best premium quality frozen yogurt in the world. 3 Things To Consider Before Buying A Machine 1. Machine Capacity The capacity of a frozen yogurt machine can be measured by the servings it produces per minute. Since you need more electricity to produce more volume, higher volume means higher costs. *Each serving is a 4 ounce...

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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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