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Whether for a candy cane-blended treat, a cone that evokes the spirit of the season or, later in the year, a refreshing alternative to everyday flavors, the addition of mint can lend some cheer to favorite cold desserts.

Celebrate National Soft Serve Day Aug 19

Frostline is preparing for National Soft Serve Day August 19. They have created a website so that visitors can request a complimentary “Celebration Kit”, download digital marketing materials, register to win a year’s supply of soft serve mix, and gather ideas for fun ways to celebrate the holiday.

Utilizing Frostline’s 15 different flavor packets is a simple way to transform vanilla or chocolate soft serve and frozen yogurt into specialty dessert flavors.

Big warehouse stores like Costco and Sam’s have carried products in bulk for many years but you may notice a new player in town – one that doesn’t have a club membership fee – the Gordon Food Service Store.

Looking ahead at 2015, we know consumers will continue to demand healthier, simpler, more clearly labeled foods. Another trend we anticipate escalating in our busy world is convenience. When you combine these trends, fruit and vegetable smoothies become the perfect response to consumer requirements!

Birthday Cake flavor packet

We recently perfected our newest soft serve flavor Birthday Cake and it is BLUE! For pennies per serving, you can attract families to dine at your restaurant or soft serve shop and keep coming back for more. Especially if you rotate seasonal flavors in between your gold standard vanilla and chocolate.

Effortless. Simply measure 2 scoops of smoothie base mix, ¾ cup fresh or frozen fruit, ¾ cup ice, ½ cup cold water and BLEND! 16fl ounces of smoothie in under 60 seconds.

The key to increasing sales for both milkshakes and other frozen beverages is offering a product that the consumer perceives as too difficult or not as good if prepared at home.

Paying attention to food and beverage trends is important to foodservice professionals. If trends aren’t monitored, menus turn stale resulting in decreased new and return customer traffic. With the world paying closer attention to eating healthier, it seems conceivable that menu options should be mindful of this evolution. Ten years ago, consumers were used to seeing milkshakes on beverage menus. Today, menus are beginning to offer healthier alternatives for consumers’ steering away… Read More

Problem: Product is too soft.  Symptoms: Cones won’t stand up. The soft serve looks wet. The product starts melting almost immediately. Treatment: First, check your machine’s temperature settings. We recommend setting the temperature between 18 and 21 degrees and the temperature inside the hopper be at 41 degrees. Since your soft serve seems too soft, try setting it more towards 18 degrees. If this checks out, move on to examining your scraper… Read More