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10 Common Foods You Should NEVER Store in the Fridge (and Why Restaurants Don’t Refrigerate Ketchup)

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10 Common Foods You Should NEVER Store In The Fridge (and Why Restaurants Don’t Refrigerate Ketchup)Cold storage is essential for our way of life, most foods, and our limited kitchen space. However, refrigerating some products are best stored on the counter or in the pantry, and refrigeration can lead to less than desirable results. It’s easy to know what you …

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Beat The Memphis Heat with the Best Summer Drinks and Coolest Ice in the MidSouth

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Beat the Memphis Heat of August with the Best Summer Drinks and Coolest Ice in the MidSouthThe MidSouth heat can be unrelenting. That’s why you need some crystal clear ice to keep your refreshments and spirits nice and cold. And what better way to celebrate the heat waves of August than with the best summer drinks?  But this week’s blog …

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Gourmet Ice is the Premium Choice for Premium Beverages

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Gourmet Ice is the Premium Choice for Premium BeveragesGourmet Ice is the crystal clear goodness that invites customers in and keeps them coming back. Seriously—gourmet ice is a premium product for premium beverages. Good ice isn’t meant to be the focal point of a beverage. It’s meant to supplement and enhance, not distract and detract. But when the ice is …

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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 to …

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Pearl Ice Perfections: 4 Drinks for Valentine’s Day

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Pearl Ice Perfections:4 Drinks for Valentine’s DayValentine’s Day is right around the corner! What’s that mean? Valentine’s Day creations to wow your sweetheart. If you have an Ice-O-Matic Pearl Ice ice machine (or let’s be honest — just enjoy a festive cocktail), this list is for you. From martinis to granitas, we’ve got you covered. If you don’t already have …

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New Memphis Businesses Launched in 2020

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3 New Small BusinessesOur Ice Machine Rental Program Helped Launch in 20202020 was a hard year. COVID-19 hurt industries across the country and that included foodservice. With stay-at-home orders, limitations, and endless pivots to stay afloat, much of the restaurants we love and frequent have struggled. That is why we are so honored and proud to have helped these small …

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Small Commercial Ice Machines 101: Everything You Need to Know

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Small Commercial Ice Machines 101Everything You Need to KnowWhile most restaurants need a commercial ice machine, not all restaurants and bars need a big commercial ice machine. In fact, smaller establishments can often use machines that produce less than 400 pounds and still run perfectly smoothly. There are a few different options for small commercial ice machines that businesses of …

Sweet Treats for Winter

Pearl Ice Perfections: 4 Sweet Treats for Winter

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4 Pearl Ice Perfections:Winter Flavors EditionAs we creep into December and cold weather slowly makes its ways into the South, it’s time to start thinking about the amazing drinks we can sip while we’re getting warm next to the fire! Many of these beverages pair perfectly with the Ice-O-Matic pearl ice machine. Ice-O-Matic’s Pearl ice is a game-changer for your …

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Pearl Ice Perfections: 4 Fall Flavors for the Season

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4 Pearl Ice Perfections:Fall Flavors EditionIt’s finally that time of the year when the leaves are changing colors, the days are getting shorter, and we’re swapping out our summertime sangria for sweet ciders. You might be the type of person to prefer hot chocolate or tea during these upcoming months and there’s nothing wrong with that. But for those wanting …

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Why Preventative Maintenance for Your Ice Machine Matters

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Why Preventative Maintenance for Your Ice Machine MattersBusiness owners’ responsibilities feel like they have tripled since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Between designing new operations to stay open and practice social distancing, maintaining spotless environments within their establishments, and minding the well-being of both themselves and their employees, the stress is on.  It’s crucial that for those businesses with …