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Water quality is crucial for Scotsman Nugget Ice, The Original Chewable Ice™

  With advanced self-diagnostic Prodigy technology, Prodigy nugget ice machines deliver increased reliability and efficiency, using up to 50 percent less water and 15 percent less energy than cube ice machines. Scotsman nugget ice, The Original Chewable Ice™, was created with the consumer in mind and is also famous as “Sonic Ice”  the caviar of the ice world made famous by “America’s drive-in”.  Nugget ice is composed of frozen water and air joined together in a harmony that makes it chew perfectly. The soft, randomly sized bits of ice and it’s chewable form make it a favorite for all types of …Read More >>

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Come see us in booth 1643 at the 2017 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show, October 11th-13th!

This year’s Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show runs from October 11th – 13th at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center.  Stop by our booth 1643 to find out why more and more full service restaurants, convenience stores, quick-service chains, cafeterias and food serving establishments depend every day on the number one choice in Food Service Water Treatment, Pentair Everpure.  Great tasting beverages, clear ice and spot free dishware all start with high quality filtered water and if you have ever had a fountain drink at a restaurant, a slushie from your local convenience store, an espresso from a coffee shop or soup …Read More >>

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Water Quality is crucial for Chewblet Ice, the Follett HCC1000AHT Ice machine.

The Follett HCC1000AHT self-contained 1000,1400 series Chewblet® ice machine requires .5 gpm gallons per minute and will generate up to 1100 lbs of ice every 24 hours. Independent market research* shows that up to 80% of consumers prefer Chewblet ice in their fountain beverages and requent fountain users particularly like Chewblet ice. Independent lab testing compared Chewblet ice to several types of cube and nugget ice. The results? Chewblet ice was comparable or superior in every category! • Drink displacement – better displacement than cubes and nuggets for higher profit • Cold plate performance – outperforms cubes, doesn’t bridge like nuggets – …Read More >>

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Water Quality is crucial for Chewblet Ice, the Follett HCC1000AHS Ice machine.

The Follett HCC1000AHS self-contained 1000,1400 series Chewblet® ice machine requires .5 gpm gallons per minute and will generate up to 1100 lbs of ice every 24 hours. Independent market research* shows that up to 80% of consumers prefer Chewblet ice in their fountain beverages and requent fountain users particularly like Chewblet ice. Independent lab testing compared Chewblet ice to several types of cube and nugget ice. The results? Chewblet ice was comparable or superior in every category! • Drink displacement – better displacement than cubes and nuggets for higher profit • Cold plate performance – outperforms cubes, doesn’t bridge like nuggets – …Read More >>

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PSL! The 2017 holiday coffee season came early this year!

PSL’s, ( Pumpkin Spiced Latte) and all things pumpkin spice ushered in an early fall coffee season. Every year America’s insatiable desire for all things pumpkin spice has the fall coffee season starting earlier and this year it started right at the beginning of August. On August 1, World Market released its annual pre-ground pumpkin spice coffee. The 12-ounce bags promise “the flavors of fresh baked pumpkin pie” and  Starbucks started shipping ready-to-drink pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin spice-flavored ground coffee to grocery chains on August 10th. Starbucks has been debuting the Pumpkin Spice Latte around Labor Day since 2003, selling over …Read More >>

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What about your water and water filtration system after Hurricane Irma?

Provided the water in your area does not fall under a “Do not use”, boil water alert, your filter system and filters unless damaged by the storm should be fine. If your area does fall under a boil water alert you should change all filters and membranes installing new, unused filters or membrane cartridges after you have completely sanitized your system. Boil water alerts are often issued by water municipalities when damage occurs to water lines.  These alerts can also be issued if there is a loss in water pressure, allowing bacteria to backwash into the water pipes. Minerals and …Read More >>

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What about your water and water filtration system after Hurricane Harvey?

Provided the water in your area does not fall under a “Do not use”, boil water alert, your filter system and filters unless damaged by the storm should be fine. If your area does fall under a boil water alert you should change all filters and membranes installing new, unused filters or membrane cartridges after you have completely sanitized your system. Boil water alerts are often issued by water municipalities when damage occurs to water lines.  These alerts can also be issued if there is a loss in water pressure, allowing bacteria to backwash into the water pipes. Minerals and …Read More >>

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The best commercial Ice machine water filters are made in America!

Labor Day marks the end of this years incredibly busy commercial ice season and whether your food service operation uses a Manitowoc, Follet, Ice-O-Matic, Hoshizaki or Scotsman ice machine you probably already have a Made in America Pentair/Everpure water filtration system taking care it. When it comes to commercial ice machines seventy percent of service calls are water related and Everpure water filters have been saving operators millions of dollars annually by extending the life of this expensive equipment making sure that they receive the quality of water necessary to protect these machines from; Abrasion and Clogging Scale Build Up …Read More >>

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The Best Commercial Coffee Brewer Water Filters are Made in America!

Commercial coffee brewers are working overtime in 2017 as more Americans are drinking coffee, a reversal of four years of declines, as gourmet brews continue to gain in popularity, according to a recent National Coffee Association (NCA) report. All of these wonderful Specialty Coffee beverages are approximately 98.7% water so the contribution that a high quality water filter makes of both protecting expensive commercial coffee brewers and delivering clear, clean delicious water cannot be understated and all of us have more than likely tasted the difference it can make. According to the Specialty Coffee Association; For a superior quality extraction …Read More >>

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Legionnaires’ outbreak leaves 1 dead and 6 others infected in New York City.

June, 2017, Legionnaires’ disease in New York City has left one person dead and six others sickened, according to health officials. The New York City Health Department announced that seven cases of the disease were discovered on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The person who died from Legionnaires’ was elderly and had significant health problems. Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia that is caused from inhaling mist that is infected with the bacteria Legionella. The mist could come from a variety of places, including hot tubs, showers, decorative fountains or air-conditioning units for large buildings. The Centers for Disease Control …Read More >>

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Happy Fathers Day!

Sorry Dads, we are not as popular as Mom and Mothers Day, the most popular holiday of the year to dine out but we will be spending more than $15.5 billion this year on Dad according to the National Retail Federation. According to the Federation and a recent Fortune article, most Americans, 39.9% according to the NRF, plan on purchasing gifts directly from department stores compared to the 33.7% who will order gifts online. A Father’s Day shopper is expected to spend an average of $134.75 on Dad this year, $8.83 more than in 2016. Something very interesting that has been …Read More >>