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Customer Story – Bar Italia

Located in the heart of Somerset is the smallest City in England, Wells. With a population of approximately 11,000 people, you would be forgiven for thinking Wells was no more than a small village, but once you've set your eyes on its magnificent Cathedral, the status becomes impressively evident... Throughout the maze of medieval streets there are numerous shops and cafes to entice you in but the one that stands out from the rest is BAR ITALIA. Frank Ferrari, an English born gentleman ... Read more

Introducing the Taylor C152

The iconic Taylor 152 'Taylor-Mate' soft serve freezer has finally been retired after decades of reliable service to both major high street chains and independent operators alike. Picking up the challenge is the new Taylor C152... So, what are the differences? Styling & Design - the new C152 has been completely 'face-lifted' to bring it's design inline with the other machines with the Taylor soft serve equipment range. Hopper Cover - made from tough, impact resistant plastic the new hopper cover provides both thermal insulation ... Read more

Jargon or Gibberish – Pozzetti or Napoli?

Napoli or Pozzetti... What are they and what's the difference? Both are containers for the display of ice creams and gelato in a parlour display cabinet. The simplest explanation of the difference between Napoli & Pozzetti containers can be as simple as... one is rectangular the other is Round/cylindrical but there's a little more to it than just that... A Napoli is the most common type of display container used in the UK. They're rectangular when looking from above and available in several volume ... Read more

Customer Story – Seven Fish & Chips

Seven Fish & Chips... Eight Great Shakes.... Set in a new development in the heart of Nuneaton Seven Fish & Chips have quickly built up a reputation of serving the best fish and chips in the area, with customers coming from afar to sample their delights. But the owners of Seven Fish & Chips knew they needed to keep building on this success and offer customer something new, different and exciting to keep them coming back time and time again… Following a bit of ... Read more

Equipment Review – OneShow from ISA

New for 2018, ISA has released the OneShow.  These stylish, Italian designed display cabinets are available in both Gelato and Pastry configurations giving you the opportunity to transform your shop with a complete display solution which looks amazing whist still being functional! There's a number of variations of the OneShow cabinets; Free, Base and Standalone All three versions of the OneShow utilise ISA's clear poly-carbonate Napoli containers to provide the maximum visibility possible for your gelato, ice creams or chilled pastry products which is ... Read more

Jargon or Gibberish – Heat Treat Machine Closing Procedure

Do you have a Taylor self pasteurising, 14 day clean soft serve freezer, thick shake machine or combination sundae machine? Do you go through the correct closing procedure at the end of every day? Following these simple steps will ensure that your Taylor machine maintains the highest standards of hygiene throughout it's period of operation and may help prevent avoidable heat cycle failures. These steps are based on the Taylor C606 shake/sundae combination machine, but the principle can be applied to all Taylor heat ... Read more

Customer Story – Bison Grill, Rhug Estate

Too many customers, not enough time... It's every restaurants worst nightmare... Customers queuing out of the door and not being able to cook their orders fast enough. The team at the Rhug Estate had exactly that problem, here their story... As the General Manager of an already busy and successful Farm Shop, Restaurant & Takeaway Grill, Graham Webster certainly knows how important speed and consistency is when it comes to food. The Bison Grill & Farm Shop on the Rhug Estate, Corwen is a bustling ... Read more

Jargon or Gibberish – Pump vs Gravity?

When you're looking to choose a new a soft serve ice cream or frozen yogurt machine you're faced with a number of choices; either counter top or floor standing, single flavour or twin flavour, single or 3 phase electrics, air or water cooled, 3 day or 14 day cleaning cycle etc. etc. etc... But one of the hardest decisions is choosing between gravity or pump fed... There are two types of soft-serve machines; pump and gravity. Both versions have a refrigerated hoppers which you ... Read more

Product Review – Taylor Frozen Yopiu

So you want to sell frozen yogurt from your soft serve machine? There are a number of products available in the market place, from ambient UHT cartons to a 'freshly frozen' product (that needs to be defrosted for 48 hours) prior to putting into your soft serve freezer. A far more convenient product is Frozen Yopiu. Our Yopiu Frozen Yogurt powder has a shelf life of up to 2 years which can be conveniently stored in an ambient environment. In its simplest form, all ... Read more

Customer Story – Brownie Box

Brownie Box open shop number two and choose ISA cabinets to showcase their homemade brownies & cakes... Alex Markou, is the owner of Brownie Box, a successful family run coffee shop on the Old Brompton Road in London, specialising in brownie’s, cupcakes, muffins, pastries, bagels, croissants, birthday and wedding cakes amongst other things which are all made daily on their premises and served with a wide range of freshly brewed Barista Coffees. Toward the end of 2017, the opportunity arose at the much ... Read more
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