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Spotlight: Straus Family Creamery

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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

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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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How Will The Use of Dole Whip Increase My Sales?

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  How Will The Use of Dole Whip Increase My Sales? Most people attribute Dole with its classic production of canned pineapple. However, the Dole brand is also very closely related to its by product, Dole Whip. Dole Whip gained its popularity through Disney. With it becoming wildly attributed to the brand, even though Dole Whip is served throughout the nation at zoos, universities, and other amusement parks, it’s become most famous for being served at Disney’s Aloha Tiki Bar. With the most famous amusement park in the world being the catalyst to enhancing Dole Whip into cult status. This...

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How To Make Ice Cream A Healthy Alternative Snack

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“Americans’ growing awareness of sugar content is clearly playing out in their selection of many products, ice cream included. Innovative food manufacturers are capitalizing on those consumer desires by creating reduced-sugar frozen treats that still deliver a rich, decadent experience.” (cargill.com) Ice cream is seen to many Americans as a snack that both is delectable, but coming with a hefty amount of calories and unwanted sugar. Fortunately the frozen dessert industry realized that in order to keep sales static, they needed to find alternatives. Frozen yogurt shops are undoubtedly just as, if not more popular as ice cream shops. From...

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What Types Of Machines Should I Buy For My Bar?

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When opening a bar there are ample things one must buy to ensure the bar’s success. An ample range of different liquors is a must, as well as a theme geared towards your clientele. But most importantly, in order to to get drinks to customers in a hasty manner as well as ensure the best quality, picking out a great frozen drink machine for those hot summer nights will be sure to make your venue a hit! Frozen drink machines give the highest level of profit margin in a bar. A frozen drink is a premium product and can be...

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