SOFT SERVE & FROZEN DRINKS
GELATO MAKING
REFRIGERATED DISPLAY
COMMERCIAL COOKING

Top Story – Give Froyo a Swirl in Lancaster

July 2017 saw the opening of a new Frozen Yogurt store in the UK - Swirl in Lancaster. Ben Smith, founder of Swirl, spends much of his time in America on business. During his time there, he's seen the rise in popularity of frozen yogurt and more noticeably that most of the stores out there use Taylor soft serve equipment to serve their frozen yogurt. So on his return to the UK, there was only one option in his mind when it ... Read more

Equipment Review – PANAVISION – Iced Display Perfection!

ISA Panavison PAS Panavision is a low temperature display case manufactured by ISA in Italy for perfect display of your homemade ice cream cakes, frozen desserts and single portion treats.. Its stylish, 360° visibility design makes it the perfect display in any environment, maximising the visual impact of your products, increasing impulse purchases. Panavision has a cold air flow refrigeration system (designed by the ISA R&D Centre) that allows uniform temperature distribution throughout the cabinet in order to ensure perfect storage of the products ... Read more

Top Tip – Struggling Display Cabinets?

Do your refrigerated or frozen display cabinets sometimes struggle to maintain their temperatures in the warm and humid weather? There maybe a very simple solution... Refrigerated and frozen displays usually work in one of two ways: Static - these cabinets have a refrigerated panel located withing the cabinet which radiates cold into the chamber. Ventilated - these cabinets have an evaporator hidden in the bottom of the cabinet with a fan which actively blows the cold air around the cabinet. Both styles can suffer from the ... Read more

Top Story – Frederick’s Ice Cream

Frederick's Fantastic Face Lift... Frederick's has been an ice cream making institution going right back to the 30's when it was founded in 1936. The Chorley shop still stands in it's original location on Bolton Road, which is also the location of Frederick's Ice Creams manufacturing factory. With additional shops located on Cuncliffe Street in Chorley and Mesnes Park in Wigan, Frederick's rightfully has the North West cornered when it comes to ice cream! Frederick's were Yell.com’s North West Family Business of the ... Read more

Product Review – Start making your own Ice Cream… it’s really easy!

Do you want to start making your own ice cream or gelato? Here’s the basic principles of how the ‘HOT’ Process is carried out… There are 3 stages to production: Firstly, you want to make a neutral base mix. The raw ingredients; milk, cream, skimmed milk powder, sugar and some form of stabiliser/emulsifying powder need to be heated and stirred to fully blend the base mix. Heating to a temperature of 65-85°C (depending on the ingredients and recipe used) for a specific time to ... Read more

Top Tip – BLAST IT!

Make your homemade ice creams and Gelato's last longer in the deep freeze... Do you take the time to make your own ice creams and gelato? Would you like it to have a better shelf life in your storage freezer? Blast Freezing it in an ISA Zero Blast freezer could be the answer! When you churn ice cream in a batch freezer, the dispensed product is only usually about minus 7 or 8 degrees centigrade. This is much warmer than the ideal serving temperature ... Read more

Top Story – Dia La Pizzeria

Dia La Pizzeria is a well supported business with a town centre location in Swadlincote, Derbyshire. Having been established for almost 10 years, Shaun Metherm, owner of Dia La Pizzeria looked to Taylor UK for a new menu product to enhance their menu... The team at Dia La Pizzeria wanted to keep their customers interested in the business, looking to introduce new menu items which would keep existing customers coming back whilst attracting new ones at the same time. Shaun researched the ... Read more

Equipment Review – ISA KELLY P80 ‘Jewel Cases’

Are your pastries & cakes like gems? Do your chocolates sparkle like diamonds? Why don't show them off in a way which they deserve... Introducing the KELLY P80 range exclusively from ISA. These jewel case cabinets allow you to showcase your cakes, pastries, chocolates, sandwiches, savouries and so much more... The glass upper structures provide great visibility for your products showing them off as well as possible, the low level allows customers to look into the cabinets from above to get a really good view! Kelly ... Read more

Top Tip – Cleaning, are you using the right type of chemical?

Cleaning, are you using the right type of chemical? Every piece of equipment used in the food service industry needs to be cleaned properly to maintain high food safety standards and to ensure that it keeps working in the correct manner, whether it's a TurboChef rapid cook oven or a Taylor soft serve freezer. Each equipment type needs to be cleaned in using the correct type of cleaner but do you know the difference between the different types of cleaner? Step 1 - Choose ... Read more

Top Story – De Melo, a taste of Italy in Teesside…

 Bringing a taste of Italy to Teesside... Entrepreneur & Ambassador for Richard Branson, Imran Ayoub was already the owner of a successful coffee house in Middlesbrough, Teesside when a family friend, already in the ice cream business suggested he should start making his own gelato to sell in the shop. Through family connections, Imran quickly established relationships with some of the finest Gelato names in Italy for his ingredients and recipes, the only thing left was to decide who he was going to ... Read more
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