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Should I Buy Foreign Frozen Yogurt Machines?

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Allow us to put in the simplest terms possible... No! You should not even consider buying a foreign made machine. They might be cheap initially, but they are expensive in the long run. We'll explain why in this post. "Name" Brand versus Chinese & Korean Made Machines We did an investigation in which we compared prices & other important factors. Some of the top brands in the USA like Taylor, Stoelting, & Electro Freeze have their frozen yogurt machines priced anywhere between $8,000 - $16,000.  Alpine (which sells Chinese made machines) has a price range of $4,000 - $8,400 for...

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What Type Of Frozen Yogurt Machine Should I Buy? Things To Keep In Mind When Shopping For A Frozen Yogurt Machine

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Having had 5 plus years of experience running a Gelato/ Ice Cream Shop we are familiar with all of the things an operating owner needs to keep in check. Among those things are making sure you have the proper equipment & machines to make the best premium quality frozen yogurt in the world. 3 Things To Consider Before Buying A Machine 1. Machine Capacity The capacity of a frozen yogurt machine can be measured by the servings it produces per minute. Since you need more electricity to produce more volume, higher volume means higher costs. *Each serving is a 4 ounce...

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Top 3 Tips For Buying A Frozen Yogurt Machine For Your Shop Or Restaurant

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Just like that American saying goes " you can't build a house without first having a firm foundation" in the same way you cannot have a successful frozen yogurt shop if you don't have the proper machines & equipment. Depending on the configuration of your shop & your expected sales, there are different machines that fit your needs differently. These are the 3 tips you should consider when looking to buy a Frozen Yogurt Machine: 1. Consider Buying A Used Machine You should be cautious when buying a new machine because the first 2 years after purchase, even if you...

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How To Buy The Right Soft Serve Machine For Your Ice Cream Shop: Machine Options You Should Consider

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Finding quality information about soft serve machines is difficult, especially when you are just starting out. This post will answer many FAQ's when deciding which machine is best for your shop.   Before exploring the different machine options, consider the following: What type of product you want to sell What technology or controls over the product you need How much space you have to work with in your restaurant or venue What is your projected sales/demand  Ice Cream Machine Options: 1. Air Cooled vs Water Cooled One of the benefits of an air cooled machine is that you can put it any...

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Our Top 2 Must Have Tips For Buying A Used Soft Serve Machine

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Buying a used soft serve machine might be a great idea for an entrepreneur with a tight budget looking to explore new market opportunities or refine their selection of products available for customers. The following are the top 2 things you should consider when buying a soft serve machine. 1. What's The Price Range Of A Soft Serve Machine?  The price of a soft serve machine depends on many factors such as: size, Brand, how much product it can hold, the amount of spigots (A.K.A. wands) & hoppers, if it's self cleaning or not, if it stands alone or is a...

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