Top Tip – Check your Blades…

Soft Serve Scraper Blades... Damaged (or missing) scraper blades are one of the most common operator related call outs on Taylor Crown Series soft serve machines. They are an important part for the efficient running of your soft serve machine, but most importantly, they are crucial for maintaining a high quality, consistent product. Below is a simple guide to scraper blades and how to check if yours need replacing. Scraper blades cut the coldest, firmest product from the wall of the freezing cylinder. ... Read more

Top Story – Dessert Island

Buy Nice or Buy Twice... Ifraz Iqubal and his brother chose their new location in a residential area of Luton as there was little else around and their new concept could easily become the captive heart of the community. This approach may not be the obvious choice for most operators as people tend to usually look for busy high street locations thinking they’ll have the most custom. Opening close to where people live, makes Dessert Island accessible to everyone, attracting customer throughout ... Read more

Equipment Review – Frigomat C122 Automatic Batch Freezer

Small, yet MIGHTY! The Frigomat C122 Automatic Batch Freezer is the answer for any operator looking for a professional ice cream machine to produce high quality products in smaller quantities with a reduced investment.  Using the electronic control panel, you can choose one of the four programmes to produce; ice cream, Gelato, Sorbet, slush with the ability to determine either the consistency, the freezing time and the agitation. Simply pour your mix in the chute, select your function and in around ten minutes your're ... Read more

Top Tip – Look after your release sheets..

The Taylor Crown Series of grills are an amazing piece of equipment. Having the ability to grill items twice as fast as conventional griddles by cooking from both sides at the same time is a major advantage for any food service operator whether you're a burger restaurant, fast food take away or theme park concession. Unfortunately every 'Yin' has a 'Yang' has a pay off  for cooking faster and turning tables quicker is that you need to look after your release ... Read more

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’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
Page 5 of 27« First...34567...1020...Last »