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Why Great Ice Makes Great Cocktails

Why Great Ice Makes Great Cocktails

It might seem silly because ice is just ice to most of us. We tend to think that it just waters our drinks down, and maybe that’s a good thing, especially when they are a little on the strong side. However, ice actually plays an important part in the taste and enjoyment of our beverages!… Continue Reading

Getting the Most from Your Ice Machine

Getting the Most from Your Ice Machine

Your ice machine is an investment, and as with any investment you want to take care of it and get the most out of it. Ice machines do require a level of care to ensure the longevity and consistency in your ice quality over the years. Maintaining your ice machine is a great way to… Continue Reading

Getting the Right Ice Machine for a Coffee Shop

Getting the Right Ice Machine for a Coffee Shop

When it comes to the food and hospitality industries, each business has its own particular needs when it comes to the supply and production of ice. It might be needed in bulk to keep food fresh, chill drinks or to make frozen treats and desserts for guests. They may simply be needed for drinks or… Continue Reading

Winter isn’t the Time To Melt the Ice

Winter isn’t the Time To Melt the Ice

Those who have had enough experience in the ice industry will know how much of a mistake it is to assume that your stock sells on a seasonal basis. Sure, as we exit summer it gets colder, which results in less of a demand for refreshing, ice-cold drinks, which means that fewer people will be… Continue Reading

Should you Buy Your Ice or Get a Machine?

Should you Buy Your Ice or Get a Machine?

There are many instances and industries where ice is a necessary part of daily activities. You might need to store cold goods, drop cubes in delicious cocktails, create delicious frozen desserts or simply need to enable your guests and customers to enjoy an ice-cold drink on a hot summers day. Whatever the reason and approach,… Continue Reading

Cryotherapy and the Need for Ice Machines in Hospitals

Cryotherapy and the Need for Ice Machines in Hospitals

Cryotherapy might not have been a word that you’ve heard before, though it can be easy to defer what it means simply by looking at the word ‘cryo’. Though far from it describing some sort of science-fiction setting of human popsicles souring through space on a mission of panspermia, it actually describes a medical process… Continue Reading

Surprising Uses for Ice in Hospitals

Surprising Uses for Ice in Hospitals

Ice is everywhere in our world, in our drinks, on shelves, at restaurants and cafes, and believe it or not, it is also used to a great extent in hospitals. Yes there are cafes and restaurants in these institutions, and it stands to reason that they would need a steady supply of ice to properly… Continue Reading

How Complicated Could an Ice Machine Be?

How Complicated Could an Ice Machine Be?

Ice – water that is frozen into a solid state, which can appear a transparent or opaque bluish colour depending on the presence of impurities. Simple enough right? Then how complicated can an ice machine possibly be? In goes the water and out it comes, frozen in a solid state, right? Not entirely, there’s more… Continue Reading