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Spotlight: Tony's Daiquiri and Vape

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We sat down with Tamara Saba from Tony’s Daiquiri and Vape in Bernice, Louisiana. “We had daiquiris before, so getting new machines was a way to add new flavors,” says Saba. “We serve alcoholic frozen drinks and now feature a lot more flavors.” They feature flavors such as strawberry, margarita, hurricane, and watermelon to name a few. The public’s response has been extremely positive, with a favorite flavor being suicide. “Everyone loves it,” says Saba. She also has advice for restaurants starting up during this time. “Be careful, make sure you keep cleaning. Make sure you are going through the...

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Check Out Joy Cones!

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In this video, our lead technician Evan Waldt shows us how many cones our quality used Stoelting E111 can crank out. Evan uses Joy Cones to hold the soft serve product. Joy Cone is a quality brand of ice cream cones that was started over 100 years ago by Lebanese immigrant, Albert George. They make a wide range of cone products, such as your standard cake cups, sugar cones, and our personal favorite, their waffle cones and waffle bowls. An added perk is that much of their cone products also come in gluten-free options! Pair with product from our quality...

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Waterfront Concerts

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We sat down with Ian Palmer from Waterfront Concerts, a prominent music venue with multiple locations in New England. Ian got his start in the frozen drink industry when he worked for Waterfront Concerts in both their Maine and Rhode Island locations, before working for their location in Massachusetts. They were serving frozen margaritas at these locations that were extremely popular. Ian's favorite part is how happy frozen drinks make venue goers, especially during the summertime months. He also mentions how serving frozen drinks has vastly improved their turnout.  Waterfront Concerts started their buying journey with Slices Concession when the...

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How To Navigate Your Business During This Time

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During this difficult time, it is no secret that most restaurants and bars have been requested to close for the safety of the community. However, to avoid a major financial loss by completely shutting down your ice cream venue, we advise you to explore the option of either an ice cream truck or a concession trailer to generate income and help keep your business afloat. A great idea to generate steady cash flow for your business would be to park close to or in front of an apartment complex or neighborhood. Wary inhabitants in isolation will feel a bit at...

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Spotlight Piece: R N A Ice Cream

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Slices Concession interviewed Ralph from R n A Ice Cream, a popular ice cream truck in New York City. He searched online and found out about Slices Concession due to seeing the great reviews. Ralph states that Slices Concession is the fastest company to get in touch with. Ralph's main point of contact was with managing partner, Chino Leong. "The buying process was very smooth," says Ralph, "even though Slices Concession is located states away." Ralph got into the ice cream industry while working in a school district where he realized the local area had no ice cream trucks. Ralph...

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