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Ask the Experts: Should I Rent or Buy an Ice Machine?

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Ask the Experts: Should I Rent or Buy an Ice Machine? At Memphis Ice, we know how important ice machines are to your business. You deserve a clear, expert explanation of the differences between renting and buying your ice machine. That’s why we’ve compiled this blog to help you decide whether renting or buying is right for you!  This isn’t …

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Commercial Ice Machines: 3 Key Steps for Summertime Success

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Commercial Ice Machines: 3 Key Steps for Summertime Success Summertime in the South means live music, patio dining with your pup, and ice-cold beverages to stay cool. While you kick your feet up and relax, however, somewhere behind the scenes an ice machine is working its hardest!  The summer months are the most taxing on our cold concoction-perfecting machines. For …

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Ask the Experts: What’s the Difference Between Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled Ice Machines?

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Ask the Experts: What’s the Difference Between Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled Ice Machines? When it comes to choosing the best commercial ice machine for your business, there’s a lot to consider. From ice size to production volume, your ice machine must have all of the features and capabilities you need for success. Not only that, you want to maximize value while …

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Gourmet Ice for the Gourmet Professional

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Gourmet Ice for the Gourmet Professional WHAT IS GOURMET ICE? Gourmet ice, sometimes referred to as “top hat ice,” “octagon shaped ice,” or simply “fancy ice,” is a unique treat designed for upscale restaurants, impressive banquet halls, and bars that want a competitive edge. You can quickly identify gourmet ice by its smooth, crystal clear shape and spot it swimming …

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5 Sustainable Solutions for Saving Money with a Commercial Ice Machine

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5 Sustainable Solutions for Saving Money with a Commercial Ice Machine It’s no secret that the hospitality industry has taken a hit. With restaurant restrictions, labor shortages, and continuous bouts of uncertainty, many business owners in the hospitality industry are turning inwards to seek ways to reduce spending and limit overhead costs.  It’s easy to assume that turning off the …

Nutrition Clubs’ Best Kept Secret: The Ice-O-Matic Pearl Ice Machine

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Nutrition Clubs’ Best Kept Secret: The Ice-O-Matic Pearl Ice Machine Veganism. Plant-based alternatives. Sustainable choices. There are a vast amount of new trends on the horizon in 2021 for the food and beverage industry. Among those trends is the desire for healthier, more nutritious drinks. Healthy alternatives to fast food smoothies have spiked all across the nation. The Midsouth is …

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The New Bar Standard: Why Ice-O-Matic’s New UCG Machine is an Essential in 2021

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The New Bar Standard: Why Ice-O-Matic’s New UCG Machine is an Essential in 2021 If you’ve been following along with our blog posts, chances are you’ve seen one of our recent blog posts about everyone’s new favorite ice machine: the UCG Undercounter Ice Maker. This clean, compact product is the latest piece of equipment from our partner, Ice-O-Matic. To call …

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Ask the Experts: Why Are My Ice Cubes Smaller Than Normal?

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Ask The Experts: Why Are My Ice Cubes Smaller Than Normal? For us ice machine aficionados, it doesn’t get much worse than a powerful machine churning out small, hollow cubes. They shatter upon impact. They melt instantly. And they don’t do a darn thing for drinks, your customers, or your business. Thankfully, this common problem has a handful of easy …

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Ask the Experts: Why Isn’t My Ice Machine Producing as Much Ice as It Normally Does?

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Ask The Experts: Why Isn’t My Ice Machine Producing As Much Ice As It Normally Does? It’s almost 6 o’clock, reservations are booked to the brim, and you can feel the night’s rush beginning to simmer. Behind the scenes, your ice machine is grinding away at a sluggish pace, not producing nearly enough ice to meet your needs for the …

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Ice-O-Matic Product Update: Meet Your New Favorite Ice Machine

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Ice-O-Matic Product Update: Meet your New favorite ice machine “Ice. Pure and Simple.”  Since the 1960s, that’s been Ice-O-Matic’s slogan, and to be honest, we couldn’t have said it better. Quality and consistency have always been at the foundation of Ice-O-Matic’s products, which is why we’ve been a proud partner and preferred servicing agent since the ‘80s. Today, we’re excited …