How Ice Affects Your Florida Beverages

Posted by Eaton Marketing on Sep 19, 2017 3:41:28 PM

When we think about what goes into a beverage, we think about the syrup in juice and soda; the liquor and the mixers; the fruit infusions. What about the ice? Often overlooked, ice can have a large impact on beverages. 

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What's in Your Ice?

Posted by Eaton Marketing on Jul 14, 2017 3:33:48 PM

In every foodservice operation, there is a list of required cleaning that should happen on a daily basis. However, something that rarely makes it onto these lists is cleaning the ice machines. From bad flavors to illness causing bacteria, ice can cause a myriad of problems.

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How Seafood Should Be Displayed in Your Florida Foodservice Operation

Posted by Eaton Marketing on Jun 28, 2017 1:13:38 PM


Seafood and summertime go together like peanut butter and jelly. In Florida, fresh seafood can be, and should be, found in every restaurant and grocery store. In order to ensure you are selling the best tasting and best looking seafood, though, you need to display it and chill it correctly.

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How to Choose the Best Ice for Your Beverages

Posted by Eaton Marketing on Jun 1, 2017 11:48:28 AM

Ice is not one size fits all. As things heat up in Florida this summer, you'll be churning out more and more iced beverages. But frozen beverages, iced coffee and tea, soft drinks, and cocktails all require different ice for different reasons.

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How Eaton and Ice-O-Matic Are Helping the U.S. Economy

Posted by Eaton Marketing on Mar 23, 2017 3:50:22 PM


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Rep Prep: 10 Minutes with Foodservice Equipment Expert George Van Riper

Posted by Eaton Marketing on Feb 1, 2017 4:55:00 PM

Rep Prep from Eaton Marketing is an informative series that gives you access to one of our foodservice equipment experts. In this edition, spend 10 minutes with George Van Riper, and find out where he learned to master the hangover cure and why his favorite line to rep is Perlick.

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A Brief Look at Ice Sanitation in Schools

Posted by Eaton Marketing on Jan 11, 2017 7:00:00 PM

School cafeterias assume responsibility for nutritional needs of all students and staff. More important, though, they're responsible for safety. Taking every precaution is the only way to achieve these goals when operating a school nutrition program, and for South Douglas Elementary School in Douglasville, Georgia, this also meant improving the quality of their school ice service.

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How to Choose the Perfect Craft Cocktail Ice

Posted by Eaton Marketing on Dec 16, 2016 10:25:37 AM

The perfect ice can make or break your craft cocktail. It’s true. Choosing the right craft cocktail ice can take your cocktail from good to great. Sure, the other ingredients are certainly tastier than ice. But without the proper style of high-quality ice, there’s no difference between paying top dollar for a Negroni made by a professional and making one at home with whatever ice is in the freezer.

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The History and Origin of Soda

Posted by Eaton Marketing on Nov 3, 2016 11:34:54 AM

Some call it “soda,” some say “pop." Depending on what part of the country you’re from, a soft drink can be called many things. Nowhere is that more prominent than in Florida.

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A Closer Look at the Popularity of Chewable Ice

Posted by Eaton Marketing on Sep 6, 2016 12:55:13 PM

Chewable ice goes by many names. It's chewable ice, crunchy ice, soft ice, nugget ice, pearl ice, and even "The People's Ice" to name a few. But what's the attraction to chewable ice, and how deep does this popular beverage trend really go?

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