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Ask The Experts: How To Rent an Ice Machine For Your Business

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Ask The Experts: How To Rent an Ice Machine For Your BusinessWe get it—an ice machine is a big financial commitment. And once you’ve bought and installed your ice machine, it can still be stressful and costly to maintain it with routine maintenance and repairs. There has to be a better way to get consistent ice for your business, right? …

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Best Commercial Ice Machines for 2024

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Best Commercial Ice Machines for 2024Whether you own a bustling restaurant, a trendy bar, or a thriving hotel, the importance of a reliable and efficient commercial ice machine cannot be overstated. Join us on a journey as we explore five of the most popular and top-performing commercial ice machines from leading brands like Whirlpool, Ice-O-Matic, and KitchenAid. Are you ready …

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Why is Starbucks Switching to Nugget Ice? Our Ice Experts Weigh In

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Why Is Starbucks Switching to Nugget ice? Our Ice Experts Weigh InCoffee enthusiasts everywhere know the sound—the distinctive rattle of an iced coffee being swirled to get the perfect blend of ingredients. It’s a foolproof way to ensure every sip is consistent, balanced, delicious, and most importantly, ice cold. While the taste of your coffee is essential, the quality of …

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The Best Nugget Ice Machine: Ice-O-Matic Pearl Ice Machine

Olivia MarcyIce-O-Matic

The Best Nugget Ice Machine: Ice-O-Matic Pearl Ice MachineEveryone loves nugget ice! It’s the totally crave-worthy signature ice of fast food restaurants like Sonic and Chick-Fil-A that is loved for its chewable, pebble-like texture. Nugget ice goes by lots of different names—pebble, pearl, nugget, and even “Sonic ice.” But whatever name you choose to give it, nugget ice has gained …

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5 Romantic Valentine’s Day Cocktails To Share Something Sweet

Olivia MarcyIce Types, Ice Uses, Ice-O-Matic, Recipes, Recipes

5 Romantic Valentine’s Day Cocktails To Share Something SweetWhat’s your love language? Ours is an act of service—if that act is serving up an ice cold drink. That’s why we’ve made it easy to show how much you care this Valentine’s Day by compiling the tastiest cocktails and mocktail recipes for you to share. These recipes are perfect for mixing …

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Commercial Ice Maker Comparison: Ice-O-Matic vs Manitowoc Ice Machines

Olivia MarcyBuying An Ice Machine, Ice Machine, Ice Types, Ice-O-Matic

Commercial Ice Maker Comparison: Ice-O-Matic vs Manitowoc Ice MachinesIf you’re researching commercial ice machines, you know it can be challenging to compare popular ice machine brands. We’re here to help you make an informed decision by offering up the similarities and differences of two popular ice machine companies: Ice-O-Matic and Manitowoc.  Whether you’re looking to outfit your business with a …

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Which Type of Ice is Right for Your Restaurant? Nugget, Cube, Bullet or Pearl?

Olivia MarcyBuying An Ice Machine, Ice Machine, Ice Types, Ice Uses, Ice-O-Matic, Product Feature, Renting, Renting an Ice Machine

Which Type of Ice is Right for Your Restaurant? Nugget, Cube, Bullet, or Pearl?Finding the right ice type for your restaurant is a crucial step for new and existing restaurant owners. But with so many options, how are you supposed to choose the right one? We’re here to help you navigate the slippery path of ice types so your commercial …

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4 Summer Drinks Perfect By The Pool

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4 Summer Drinks Perfect By The PoolSummer is right around the corner. High humidity, cozy evenings on the porch with family, and entire days spent in the pool. Summer rules! What better way to kick off the season and keep it going than with a few Summer drinks? 1.Watermelon PartyDo you have watermelon in the fridge right now? No? That …

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Ice Storage Bins: Can You Get the Wrong Sized Ice Storage Bin?

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Can You Get The Wrong Sized Ice Storage Bin?Ice-O-Matic is the leading provider of ice machines, and we’re proud to partner with them for over 40 years. Not only do they provide the best approach to handling, but they also offer some of the highest quality and most durable ice storage bins. Considerate designs, extra-large doors, and industrial foam insulation …

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How To Prepare Your Ice Machine For Those Hot MidSouth Summer Months

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How To Prepare Your Ice Machine For Those Hot MidSouth Summer MonthsIce machines need to stay cool too. It’s not fun when you’re out in heat hours per day or stuck in a stuffy room without any airflow, right? You’ll become sluggish, tired, and dehydrated. That’s pretty much how your ice machine feels in the same conditions. Your ice machine can’t …