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Catering business

As the holidays are just around the corner, lots of parties are in the works.  Catering shave ice and desserts are great opportunities to continue the business in the colder months. Think holiday parties, weddings, birthdays.   How does a Pina Colada shave ice sound after a night of dancing? You don't have to ask me twice. During the winter months, we have to be creative. As the temperatures dip, customers don't necessarily look for cold desserts. However, they can still be a hit at the right places.  Things can do the tricks are winter or party appropriate flavors, winter decorations, holiday themed garnish. The options are limitless. If anything, I think enjoying a cold dessert in the winter time is...

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Which shave ice vendor to consider?

IcySkyy was founded on our passion for shave ice.  We want to share what we love and what we know with the rest of the shave ice and dessert community. We know there are a lot of choices of vendors on the market.  We are very grateful for the all the positive feedback and support we've received.  All of our customers have been wonderful and we are constantly trying to improve our service and products in order to serve our customers better.  We offer a wide range of shave ice flavors, accessories and supplies.  All of our flavors are FDA registered, and they are locally made with the highest care.  Our machine repair services have been very well received by...

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Ready-to-use Simple Syrup vs. Flavor Concentrates?

As Shave ice business owners, one of the things you have to decide on is whether to use ready-to-use simple syrups or flavor concentrates.  There are advantages and disadvantages to each.  I'm biased towards flavor concentrates because I know it'll generate more profit at the end of day for a shave ice business.   But, let's be diligent and break it down...   Ready-to-Use simple Syrups: Advantages are it's already made, so it's convenient!  All you need to do is to put it in a pour bottle and add a pouring spout, and you are ready to go!  Disadvantages are you don't have control over its sweetener. Most syrups on the markets use high fructose syrup.  Secondly, syrups are heavy, so...

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