Every food service business needs to have some kind of ice for drinks, packing or cooling, which come in a variety of types; crushed, dice, nugget or flake. So because of that, there are many different types, configurations and styles of ice machines available today, This is why it's very important to have a better understanding on ice machines before making your investment on an ice machine that will continual provide the precise amount of ice every time and never run out. As you know ice comes in a variety of types for any specific application than others. For example, flake ice (softer and more like snow) is generally better and more efficient for stores who pack frozen seafood on display. If you will need to "pack" your product in ice, a flaker may be better.
So to produce the type of ice you need, there are variations within each type of commercial ice machine, generally fall into three basic types; Modular (head & bin combination), undercounter, and countertop (includes ice/water combination).
There are many questions you will need to ask yourself before investing on a ice machine for your establishment.
So don't hesitate to contact us to find out more about our many choices of commercial ice machines available and how they can work for you. For starters consider how many pounds of ice the ice machine would need to produce on a given day. If you are not sure, reading our Ice Machine Buyer's Guide to help narrow down your selection.