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Spotlight: Straus Family Creamery

Posted by Priya Brantley on

After both fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe, Bill and Ellen Straus started their dairy farm in the 1940’s. They only started with a few cows, naming them after their friends and family. All four of their children were raised on their farm.  By the time they reached adulthood, the California dairy industry was in transition, and a different, much larger, industrial type of dairy farm had begun to spread itself on the land. By the 1970s, the typical landscape of small family dairy farming in Northern California had shifted dramatically. After their son Albert graduated from California Polytechnic State University in the...

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Spotlight: Mami's Foods

Posted by Priya Brantley on

Mami, Naomi Posner the owner of Mami’s foods, stopped eating dairy and noticed the the limited amount there was of non dairy products being featured in ice cream stores. She decided to make the change and pursue creating her own line of mixes that can be sold to ice cream stores to ensure the inclusion of non dairy consumers. Mami’s Foods produces non-dairy vegan ice cream mix that is made from a coconut based mix. Though featuring no dairy this mix certainly does not lack in flavor. The mix is called Froconut and it is best paired with fruity flavors,...

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Cleaning & Maintaining A Taylor 340 / 390 Machine

Posted by Slices Concession on

In this post we will walk you through the steps necessary to clean your Taylor 340 and 390 frozen beverage / slushy machine parts. Notes: There are no tools necessary for the disassembly and reassembling of the machine, everything can be done by hand. Slush machine parts should not be placed into a dishwasher for cleaning, everything should be washed by hand. Disassembling The Machine Step 1 Make sure you drain the machine completely of its product mix. Press wash mode button on machine to eject product, then to flush the product pour a gallon of warm/ hot water into the hopper....

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