Sphere Ice Ball Makers are Taking Bars by Storm!

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Ask any bartender, and they’ll tell you that quality cocktails need a quality ice cube. Traditionally, large, square ice cubes are a favorite in high-end cocktail and whiskey bars, but sphere ice is building in popularity. While sphere ice cubes certainly have a unique look, they were not easy to make. New sphere ice ball makers aim to fix that!

Chick-fil-A Ice Makers: A Popular Choice for Many Businesses

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Chick fil A Ice Makers

Many people know Chick-fil-A for their chicken sandwiches, but their ice has also become famous as well. Chick-fil-A ice makers are another name for a nugget ice machines, which make a soft and chewable ice cube. Nugget ice makers are one of our most popular ice machine leases here at Easy Ice. However, these machines are not just popular in quick-service establishments.

How is Sonic Ice Made in Commercial Ice Machines?

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Sonic Ice
Sonic ice is a popular choice for hospitals, elementary schools, coffee shops, and restaurants. It has a soft, chewable texture that is appealing and functional in many settings. There are many commercial ice makers on the market that produce this type of ice. Curious how Sonic ice is made? In this article, we’ll show you how a typical Sonic ice ... Read More

Specialty Ice and Its Uses

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Flake Ice Soft. Malleable. Perfect for Presentation.
Square ice cubes are generally thought of as the most traditional form of ice, but ice comes in many shapes that are not used for drinks. Specialty ice has uses in the hospital industry, markets, and yes, restaurants and bars. Let's look at some specialty ice types and the specialty ice makers that produce them. (Pssst--check out our guide to ... Read More