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SPOTLIGHT: Merrill Beverage

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We sat down with Joel Tharp, owner of Merill Beverage. For the past 24 years, Merill Beverage has provided frozen drink and dessert mixes to convenience stores, bars, restaurants, night clubs, and schools. In the world of frozen drink mixes, there are many companies to choose from but what sets Merill Beverage apart from the competition is the quality of their premium products which range from slushie mixes, cocktail mixes for bars, frozen cappuccinos, and even fruit juice slushie mixes that have made their mark in school districts. The fruit juice slushie mix is made from 100% fruit juice with...

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What Type of Machine Should I Buy For My Mexican Restaurant?

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  What Types of Machines Should I Buy For My Mexican Restaurant? Adding a frozen drink machine is a great addition to your restaurant. Your guests will love the range and options that your frozen drink machines will provide. Our previous clients have been able to increase their profit margin and make back their investments in a short period of time. Full service machines can produce dozens of pitchers with an hours worth of frozen drinks. Our machines are able to produce a large amount of product while only taking up a moderate amount of restaurant footprint. From margaritas to...

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Spotlight: Green Mountain Flavors

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  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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Why Soft Serve Is Profitable

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  Soft serve is a great low maintenance frozen treat. With minimal limitations. Soft serve ice cream is a great first addition to a startup business. With the option of adding it into numerous desserts to expand your menu, you can include it in crepes, with churros, Belgium waffles, or sundaes that children can personalize on their own. This dessert comes at a lower cost due to everyone are parents will love the low price. With it being more fiscally beneficial you will be able to get into the ice cream business for less. Now let’s talk about the benefits...

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SPOTLIGHT: VOLTAGE RESTAURANT SUPPLY

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    Slice’s Concession had the pleasure of doing an interview with Voltage Restaurant Supply. Voltage was founded in 2015 by Mathew Vendetti. Vendetti wanted to create a business that is a direct to consumer. Voltage offers a full line of new, refurbished, and pre-owned commercial espresso and coffee equipment with a strong dedication to helping their clients find the right equipment for their particular environment. Their most popular machine is the La Marzocco Linea Espresso machine. However, all of their equipment goes through a detailed refurbishment process. The Linea machine is superior due to it having a dual boiler...

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