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Ice Cream Profits provides information about the ice cream industry for those who are looking to get started, as well as, those who are currently in business. Search our extensive ice cream business directory full of ice cream business suppliers and manufacturers, share success tips in our ice cream forum, browse through our articles and ice cream franchise center, or search for new and used...

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Exclusive Interview with Ice Cream Entrepreneur Molly Moon

Press play to begin streaming the audio interview or right click the text link and choose save as or save link. Download the MP3 [ 46 Minutes – 71 MB ] The following is a summary of the interview with Molly Moon. For all the details and a few surprises, be sure to listen to the full interview! Molly Moon Neitzel always had a soft...

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What is the Average Number of Scoops in a 3 Gallon Container of Ice Cream?

Q: Can anyone give me an approx number of 5 OZ scoops of ice cream in a 3 gallon container. I’m starting up a new parlor and am trying to get an estimate cost figure on items. A: You ask a great question and it shows real planning on your part to get your math calculated to this level. It’s a great help when doing...

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Move Over Dippin’ Dots – Mini Melts is Here

There’s a new kid on the block.  Toronto recently gained its first Mini Melts Ice Cream Franchise!  Mini Melts is similar to Dippin’ Dots in that it is cryogenically frozen ice cream which allows the ice cream to retain its creamy texture.  However, Mini Melts are shaped like fluffy popcorn kernels, while Dippin’ Dots are miniature ice cream balls. Keep an eye out for Mini...

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Who Manufactures Playdough Ice Cream?

Q: Has anyone heard of the flavor of playdough ice cream? It’s blue in color and has different colored chunks of “play dough”. It has an almond type flavor. Do you know who manufactures it? Kalyn A: Thank you for your question and sharing with us your findings. The manufacturers of this ice cream flavor is Cedar Crest Ice Cream in Cedarburg, WI. Here’s a...

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Looking for: Granulated glucose, sorbet stabilizers and Trimoline…

Could anyone tell me where can I order : – Trimoline or equivalent (Nevuline or inverted sugar)- Granulated glucose – Stabilizers for sorbet and ice cream Thank you for your help, Alex Interesting post here! OK. Taking it from the top… Trimoline or Equivalent: You’ve got us on this one. We’ve called several sweetener companies that have drawn a blank. Online searches have pulled up...

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5 Traits of a Successful Ice Cream Shop- an Interview with Louis Coletta of Tony’s Ice Cream

Listen to the Full Interview Here [length: 47 min – 65 MB] ================================================== When we heard of Tony’s Ice Cream, an ice cream shop that has been In business for 98 years, we knew they would have some tips to starting and running a successful ice cream business. We interviewed Louis Coletta, owner of Tony’s Ice Cream located in Gastonia, North Carolina. Tony’s Ice Cream...

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An Alternative to Franchising – Our Interview with Ice Cream Co-op KaleidoScoops

Click Here to Listen to the Audio Interview [length: 36 min – 50 MB] ===================================================== Are you interested in opening an ice cream shop and want some guidance, but don’t want to go the franchise route? Then you MUST listen to this interview! We spoke with Greg Ziolkowski, President of KaleidoScoops, an ice cream co-op. History of KaleidoScoops The KaleidoScoops concept was born back in...

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Helpful Insights to Increasing Profitability by Molly Moon of Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream Shop

We were so excited to schedule a second interview with Molly Moon of Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice cream in Seattle, WA. Our first interview with Molly was about a year ago and since then she has celebrated several great accomplishments. Molly also has a few more business ventures in the works. Download the MP3 [ length: 23 Minutes – 8 MB ] ================================================ Growing the...

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Freasy Funnel- The New Way to Save Time & Money Cleaning Soft Serve Machines

Our latest interview features Nick Gossett, the inventor of Freasy Funnel.  He has developed an innovative tool to help make cleaning soft serve machines faster and easier. Click Here to Download the MP3   [ length: 21 Minutes – 29 MB ] =================================================== How Does Freasy Funnel Work? Freasy Funnel straps onto the face plate of most twin twist soft serve machines.  At the bottom, there...

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