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by ShaveIceSupply
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Shave Ice² Community Forum
Topic: NEW KID on the block question, useful Vendor info
Replies: 9
Views: 207

Re: NEW KID on the block question, useful Vendor info

Katy, when we talking in the industry about "stealing" business is don't step on toes of other people in your area. If you are doing private events (which seems the case), then don't poach another shave ice caterers clients if they are already servicing them. Don't set up shop across the s...
by ShaveIceSupply
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Shave Ice² Community Forum
Topic: NEW KID on the block question, useful Vendor info
Replies: 9
Views: 207

Re: NEW KID on the block question, useful Vendor info

katyocru, Thanks for the helpful tips for the ice! I will definitely try it. I don't think there's rule against making my own. thanks for the heads up! I get the feeling there's some animosity from you guys towards Icy Skyy. It's kind of strange that this forum is targeting them. Being a startup bus...
by ShaveIceSupply
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Flavors and Toppings
Topic: Results of Taste Testing
Replies: 8
Views: 2397

Re: Results of Taste Testing

Bump up again for the excellent review from Matt
by ShaveIceSupply
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Supplies and Accessories
Topic: Newbe Question
Replies: 6
Views: 325

Re: Newbe Question

Private events are fine without NSF approval since you do not need a health permit nor GE tax to do private (not for profit) functions. Some cities allow you to use the Fujimarca without NSF as well in California.
by ShaveIceSupply
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Shave Ice² Community Forum
Topic: NEW KID on the block question, useful Vendor info
Replies: 9
Views: 207

Re: NEW KID on the block question, useful Vendor info

Katy, check with your local health dept if they let you make your own blocks. Many do not and require you to buy from a ice company. I would normally recommend half gallon containers. Don't use glass! Plastic or metal is ideal. Don't open or close your freezer during freezing to prevent cracks and n...
by ShaveIceSupply
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Supplies and Accessories
Topic: Newbe Question
Replies: 6
Views: 325

Re: Newbe Question

Fujimarca as we put it is simply the best shaver out there. It's not cause we carry it, but we carried it for 30 years for that reason.
by ShaveIceSupply
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Machines
Topic: Global bear v generic machines
Replies: 7
Views: 105

Re: Global bear v generic machines

Simply put, buy what you are comfortable with. Global Bear has a decent presence in Taiwan but not so much here in the America's since the type of shavers that most American's prefer is more "rugged". We have been approached by them before many times for distribution. We rejected each time...
by ShaveIceSupply
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Machines
Topic: Swan Shaver spinning opposite direction...Please Help!
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: Swan Shaver spinning opposite direction...Please Help!

Try to have your employees use the blade adjustment knob for output rather than the foot pedal. The blade adjustment knob is like a throttle, where you can increase or decrease the out put of the ice. That is the most ideal way.
by ShaveIceSupply
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Shave Ice² Community Forum
Topic: Which shave ice vendors do you use?
Replies: 6
Views: 296

Re: Which shave ice vendors do you use?

Thanks for being a great customer MrJosco! :)

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