One thing is for sure, this coming year is going to be terrific for anyone in the frozen dessert industry. With the economy coming back, ice cream will be in vogue big time. All we need is good summer weather. The following are a number of trends and predictions for ice cream and frozen desserts in the year to come. (Read More)
Looking for a perfect sorbet to ring in the New Year? Well, look no further. This strawberry champagne sorbet is absolutely delicious and a perfect sorbet recipe to serve up for New Years Eve! (Read More)
When it comes to the winter holidays, there is nothing better than anything chocolate. When it comes to ice cream, imagine running your fingers around the sides of an ice cream freezing bowl and tasting this delicious chocolate zinfandel ice cream- just fabulous! (Read More)
This is an ongoing series that explores what’s new and hot in the gelato and ice cream wholesale business, including new products and ice cream ingredients.
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The most innovative batch freezer company in Italy has come to America with their EFFE 5 Vertical batch freezer. Take a look at this video to see how the best gelato is made.
FOR COCKTAILS OR DESSERT With the holidays just around the corner, we thought what better time to bring out two of our favorite margarita-themed sorbet recipes. Both of these recipes are for a 10 quart batch, but you can scale up or down as needed. Enjoy!
The holiday season is nearly upon us, so that means only one thing… fantastic holiday ice cream flavors! This eggnog ice cream recipe is perfect for the Christmas and New Year holiday season. It is excellent for use in restaurants or at home for a party with friends and family. (Read More)
Starting an Ice Cream Business is a series of articles that answers popular questions asked by our clients and students in regards to starting an ice cream business.
Question: In today’s rough economy, is it difficult to get an SBA loan?
In short, no. Under the current federal stimulus package, SBA has changed some important criterion that in the past made it harder to get an SBA loan.
• SBA now guarantees 90% of all loans versus 80% two years ago
• Collateral requirements are now more flexible
• Banks are now paid a fee to process a loan versus them paying a fee two years ago
Ice Cream University is very proud to accept nominations for its Eighth Annual ICE CREAM STORE OF THE YEAR AWARD— THE PASSION AWARD— to be presented in January, 2011 to the very best ice cream shop in the United States.