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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: Visstun Cups

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We sat down with James Boyd from Visstun Cups to talk more about the brand that has a wide variety of options when it comes to custom cups and containers. What sets them apart from the competition is their custom prints, single case minimums, as well as their high definition prints and graphics. They also have a high turn around time, of only one to two weeks. James Boyd has been working at Visstun Cups for more than ten years. He remembers when the company only used three sizes of containers to now having a much broader line ranging from...

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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: Fruteiro Do Brasil

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Fruteiro Do Brasil is one of those companies you wished you had known about years ago. This contemporary brand is synonymous with organic culture. Featuring products made from frozen fruit pulp that tastes like nothing you have yet to try. The flavors they feature, all of which are fruit pulps, with origins in Brazil. Their products would be a great concept for up and coming stores that want to steer in the direction of being organic. This is a growing trend in the US and many other countries due to consumers being more health-based when it comes to frozen desserts....

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