1950s white woman standing in front of a vintage refrigerator. The photo is is not colourized.

The Birth of The Refrigerator: How We All Ended Up With One

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The Birth of The Refrigerator: How We All Ended Up With One This blog is part two of a two-part series from Memphis Ice about the beginning’s beginning of the refrigerator we all know and love. From ancient history to modern times, discover our ancestor’s fascinating journey to safe and sustainable cold storage.  Missed part one? Click here to read …

15 Old Refrigerators stored in an open space.

The Birth of the Refrigerator: Where Do They Come From?

savannah History, Ice Types, Refrigeration

The Birth of the Refrigerator: Where Do They Come From? The birth of refrigeration does not begin with the modern refrigerator. In fact, the appliance we use in our homes and businesses to keep things cold and frozen didn’t become a global household staple until around 100 years ago. Before the dawn of the fridge age, society had various natural …

social distancing cookout benefitted by ice tricks and tips

Ice Tricks and Social Distancing Tips for Your Next Cookout

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ice tricks and social distancing tips for your next cookout It’s time to fire up the grill, place your protein of choice onto those red-hot grids, and let the aroma of a summertime cookout fill the air. And we all know what great food calls for: great people to share it with.  Although we can’t ignore the pandemic happening in …

an ice scoop on ice

The Scoop on Ice Bins

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the scoop on ice bins tips on cleaning and maintaining your ice storage We’re not the first to say it and we won’t be the last: We’re living in a strange time right now. After serving the Mid-South for more than 35 years, it’s clear that we’ve never been in a situation quite like this one. However, while our current …

Customer Feature: Malco Theatres—It’s a Family Thing

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Customer Feature: malco theatres—it’s a family thing As a family-owned business, Memphis Ice Machine Company is proud to feature another in Malco Theatres as we celebrate their growth, development, and investment in our Memphis community. Malco Theatres, Inc. named a new President and COO last week. David Tashie brings vision and big plans for the company as it continues to expand across the …

everest meat on a butcher's block

Everest Brings the Age-Old Art of Meat Maturation to the Modern Kitchen

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everest brings the age-old art of meat maturation back to the modern kitchen It’s probably happened before. You’re at a fancy steakhouse, perusing the menu when you come across an interesting option: a dry-aged cut of steak. It’s more expensive than the others, you notice, but why? You don’t inquire because you’re worried about being judged like that amateur across …

memphis ice employee servicing an ice machine

The Chilling History of Ice Machines

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the chilling history of ice machines and how far we’ve come along At Memphis Ice Co., we don’t just sell ice machines…we are ice machine aficionados (we like that word better than “geeks” although the latter could also be considered true). We think ice making is pretty darn fascinating—from its beginnings in the 1700s to where it is today. These …