Category Archives: Trade Show

Review – 2017 Great Lakes Ice Cream & Fast Food Association (GLICFFA) 50th Annual Trade Show

 

 Review of the 50th Anniversary of the GLICFFA trade show in Lansing, MI February 3-4, 2017,

 

Just a few of the vendors from the 2017 GLICFFA Trade show.

Taylor Freezer of MI

Ashby’s Sterling

United Dairy Farmers

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream

Hillson Nuts

CTL Foods

Hudsonville Ice Cream

Green Mountain Flavors

Guernsey Farm Dairy

Joy Cones

Lipari Foods

No Water Bath

Palazzolo’s Artisan Dairy

Great Lakes Ice Cream & Fast Food Association

 

 

 

 

Mid-America Restaurant Expo January 29-30 2017 Columbus, OH, Ice Cream Cabinets by C. Nelson

C. Nelson Mfg., Co providing Ice Cream Dipping Cabinets to 3 Ohio Dairies – scooping ice cream samples to the thousands of attendees to the Mid-America Restaurant Expo.

SET UP DAY

8dip

 

 

12dip

 

bdc8 push cart and 12diphv

Taylor Freezer of Michigan 2015 Open House

Taylor Freezer of Michigan swings the doors open today and tomorrow for the, Traverse City, 2015 spring product open house weekend.  Stop and see their many new ice cream products and the C. Nelson line of ice cream dipping cabinets.

Ice Cream dipping cabinets by C Nelson

Ice Cream dipping cabinets by C Nelson

 Taylor also will be displaying the great ice cream flavors of Ashby’ and their 2015 new flavors.

Ashby ice cream displayed in the C. Nelson 16diphv.

C Nelson 16dipHV

C Nelson 16dipHV

Your C. Nelson ice cream cabinet stocking distributor in Michigan.

Taylor Distributors of Indiana 2015 Spring Open House

Day 1, Taylor Distributors of Indiana, 2015 Spring Open House, Greenwood, IN

Day 1, Taylor Distributors of Indiana, 2015 Spring Open House, Greenwood, IN

Indiana, C. Nelson, dealer Taylor Distributors of Indiana starts off their new ice cream season with their annual Open House gathering at their Greenwood, IN, office and showroom. As the snow was falling the folks at, Ice cream freezer leader, Taylor Distributors were open for their guest to see what was new for 2015.  With a few of their vendors in attendance displaying their goods the annual open house started with a large gathering of current customers and new prospects.

Todd DeWeese w/Taylor greeting guests

Todd DeWeese w/Taylor greeting guests

Kory Witmer demonstrates to guest how to make COBATCO waffle using the COBATCO iron and mix.

C Nelson 8diphv, gelato style-curved low glass ice cream dipping cabinet with homemade gelato and ice cream for Open House guests

C Nelson 8diphv, gelato style-curved low glass ice cream dipping cabinet with homemade gelato and ice cream for Open House guests

C Nelson BDC8, pushcart for dipping ice cream and selling ice cream treats, For special events and festivals.

C Nelson BDC8, pushcart for dipping ice cream and selling ice cream treats, For special events and festivals.

Server Products, Robert Sand/Byrne Reps, preparing a quote for a guest.

Server Products, Robert Sand/Byrne Reps, preparing a quote for a guest.

 Todd DeWeese, Taylor Indiana, and, Ted Wadsworth, Sales Manager, Instanstwhip Foods, Indianapolis, IN. Just baked David's Chocolate Chip Cookies. Ready to make handcrafted ice cream sandwiches and chocolate chip cookies homemade ice cream

Todd DeWeese, Taylor Indiana, and, Ted Wadsworth, Sales Manager, Instanstwhip Foods, Indianapolis, IN. Just baked David’s Chocolate Chip Cookies. Ready to make handcrafted ice cream sandwiches and chocolate chip cookies homemade ice cream

If you are in need of great tasting Cookies from David’s Cookies contact Ted at Instantwhip Foods, Indianapolis, IN.

Idea Box demonstrated their Hydra Rinse system for all to see.

 Bob Berndt w/Taylor getting ready to make some great tasting handcrafted ice cream with a Taylor model 104

Bob Berndt w/Taylor getting ready to make some great tasting handcrafted ice cream with a Taylor model 104

 

 

Check out this #NewIdeaof2015 #icecreamfilleddonuts this is a great idea for any bakery that wants to get into the ice cream treat business.  These are just some of the ideas that Taylor  Distributors of Indiana presented their guests.

 

 

Little Buddy cleaning cart by Idea Boxx

Little Buddy cleaning cart by Idea Boxx

A personal thank-you to; Todd DeWeese, Bob Brendt, Greg Aguirre, David Fuller, Kory Witmer, Mike Newgent, all the office staff and service crew, and, Kyle & Dee Ann Witmer.  I have had the pleasure to serve Taylor Distributor’s of Indiana and the Witmer family for over 20 years.

Wishing you all a great 2015 ice cream year!

George Dunlap

All the gang with Taylor Distributors of Indiana; another successful spring open house comes to an end.

All the gang with Taylor Distributors of Indiana; another successful spring open house comes to an end.

Ice Cream Sandwich easy to make

For my ice cream shop operator friends try this, holiday ice cream sandwich, easy to make & fun to sell idea.

Say Happy Valentines Day with a great looking ICE CREAM Sandwich, use 2 Valentine Heart shaped cookies and add soft-serve ice cream.  Great store promo and offer your customer something other than the usual chocolates and roses!

Ice Cream Valentine Sandwich
Ice Cream Valentine Sandwich

 

Just another idea for adding excitement and increased ice cream sales to your winter season. For more ideas and how-to recipes.

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See George Dunlap at the Napics 2015 convention February 15 & 16.

Also at NAPICS,  after 40 years of scooping ice cream hear what George has to say regarding the  Hot New  Trends in Ice Cream for 2015.

 

GLICFFA 2015 Convention, Lansing, MI

George Dunlap

George Dunlap

I am heading to the GLICFFA 2015 Convention, this week, in Lansing, MI.  I will be putting on a seminar on Friday and 2 on Saturday at the Taylor Freezer of Michigan booth.  How to make Handcrafted Homemade Ice Cream Treats“. 

Taylor Freezer of Michigan the stocking distributor for C. Nelson Mfg., Co.  ice cream dipping cabinets is sponsoring the program.

Stop by and see what’s new for 2015.

 

Peck Ice Cream Show, Day 2

Day 2 at the Peck 2015 Food Show. The show was full of great vendors with new and exciting products.  The 100’s of shop operators left with lots of new product ideas and excitement. 

My good friend Dwyne Cornell w/Cornell's Milk & Honey, Canton, OH. At David Hovanec's Country Parlour Ice Cream Co. booth. ..and that's me in the yellow polo.

My good friend Dwyne Cornell w/Cornell’s Milk & Honey, Canton, OH.
At David Hovanec’s Country Parlour Ice Cream Co. booth.
..and that’s me in the yellow polo.

Dole "Great Tasting" Soft Serve (dry & liquid) Mixes

Dole “Great Tasting” Soft Serve (dry & liquid) Mixes

Barilla Equipment Stoelting Ice Cream Machine Distributor

Barilla Equipment
Stoelting Ice Cream Machine Distributor

My favorite New Idea of the Year!! BIG COOKIE Ice Cream Sandwiches Dipped in Chocolate and rolled in crushed nuts

My favorite New Idea of the Year!!
BIG COOKIE Ice Cream Sandwiches
Dipped in Chocolate and rolled in crushed nuts

....and for those who don't want nuts. Another great new item of 2015. BIG COOKIE with a great tasting of hand scooped ice cream with 2 great tasting peanut butter cookies dipped in chocolate

….and for those who don’t want nuts.
Another great new item of 2015.
BIG COOKIE with a great tasting of hand scooped ice cream with 2 great tasting peanut butter cookies dipped in chocolate

What a great fun company... Frozen Solutions and Go-Divide ...love those colorful spoons!

What a great fun company…
Frozen Solutions and Go-Divide
…love those colorful spoons!

Lisa Gallagher w/Con Agra Foods Sean Reitz w/Rep Group, Acosta Food Service. Displaying their new birthday cake cone coating and other great tasting products

Lisa Gallagher w/Con Agra Foods
Sean Reitz w/Rep Group, Acosta Food Service.
Displaying their new birthday cake cone coating and other great tasting products

Day 2 another busy day at the  Peck 2015 Food Show

Day 2
another busy day at the
Peck 2015 Food Show

Ben Wales Sales National Flavors

Ben Wales
Sales
National Flavors

United Dairy Martins Ferry, Ohio Ice Cream mix suppliers

United Dairy
Martins Ferry, Ohio
Ice Cream mix suppliers

Lots of taste sampling going on during a busy Day 2

Lots of taste sampling going on during a busy Day 2

Server Products narrow dry dispenser wall mount or free standing

Server Products narrow dry dispenser wall mount or free standing

Dennis Byrne, Byrne & Associates representing  Server Products showing several new products. Dry topping dispensers for Sugar and other dry toppings

Dennis Byrne, Byrne & Associates
representing
Server Products
showing several new products.
Dry topping dispensers for Sugar and other dry toppings

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Anne Hillson Kennedy and Mike Rodemann and kids.

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Tom Treptow & Don Acker with Advanced Equipment Co. (Electro Freeze Ice Cream Freezer Distributor) NE Ohio

Tom Treptow & Don Acker
with
Advanced Equipment Co.
(Electro Freeze Ice Cream Freezer Distributor)
NE Ohio

The Show is over and what a great success it was.  See you next year.

The Show is over and what a great success it was. See you next year.