National Iced Tea Day

[fa icon="calendar"] Jun 9, 2017 4:00:09 PM / by Franke Americas

Franke Foodservice Solutions is located in Smyrna, TN just outside of Nashville, and being in the south it gets HOT during the summer months. This might be one of the reasons why sweet tea is a go-to drink for many people here. In fact, iced tea is so popular that someone made a National Iced Tea Day, and it happens to be this Saturday, June 10th.

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A Look at Panther Coffee and Their Single Origin Iced Coffees

[fa icon="calendar"] May 9, 2017 1:00:00 PM / by Franke Americas

Panther Coffee in Miami, Florida is dedicated to sourcing and roasting the finest coffees in the world. But after you've created fantastic coffee, you also have to have a way to serve it, especially in the heat of South Florida. What did Panther discover?

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On the Rocks vs. Frozen Margaritas on Cinco De Mayo

[fa icon="calendar"] May 5, 2017 8:40:56 AM / by Franke

The battle of the Ices

It’s that time of year again - Cinco de Mayo. Each year Cinco de Mayo gives millions of Americans an excuse to have a night of fun at their favorite neighborhood Mexican restaurant, and of course, consume a good number of margaritas. So, before you go out tonight take a moment to learn a little bit more about Cinco de Mayo and the drink of the day, the margarita.

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Five Reasons to Serve More Iced Beverages

[fa icon="calendar"] May 3, 2017 9:00:00 PM / by Franke

Iced tea and cold brew coffee are gaining popularity as consumers venture into new flavors and seek healthy beverage options. But where’s the proof that iced tea and coffee are just as popular (or more popular) than their hot counterparts? It's right here. Learn More

Why Iced Beverages are So Hot in the Winter

[fa icon="calendar"] Apr 27, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Franke

Imagine you're standing in line at the coffee shop and there are blankets of snow forming outside. All you can focus on is sipping a hot cup of coffee. The person in line in front of you is still shivering from the cold. She places her order:

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Why Ice Is Essential to a Good Cocktail Program?

[fa icon="calendar"] Apr 4, 2017 11:57:08 AM / by Franke

The craft cocktail trend is way beyond a trend. It’s something that’s here to stay, and savvy operators can capitalize on this fact by paying attention to all the ingredients that comprise a craft cocktail. One of those items is ice.

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See What a QSR Veteran Says About the Importance of Clean Ice

[fa icon="calendar"] Mar 23, 2017 4:43:20 PM / by Franke

Bob Yost is a veteran of the foodservice industry, having contributed to various QSR brands throughout his 30 years in foodservice. We sat down to talk with him about his experiences, specifically about why a restaurants ice program matters and how it can be improved.

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What Is a Cold Craft Beverage?

[fa icon="calendar"] Mar 17, 2017 6:00:00 PM / by Franke Americas

The trending cold beverage movement has seen many different phases over the last several years, and while it encompasses both coffee and tea, cold tea sales have been a major driver in tea’s ascendency. From healthier beverage options like kombucha to tea blends and even tea cocktails, the growth of tea is expected to continue in 2016. According to Baum + Whiteman, much of beverage sales growth will come from cold brew and carbonated versions of tea and coffee. But what does cold craft mean, and how far does it extend beyond tea?

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Analyzing the Iced Beverage Trend

[fa icon="calendar"] Aug 31, 2016 11:00:00 AM / by Franke

With soda and cola sales on a slow but steady decline, restaurants and foodservice establishments are looking for new ways to move customers away from free water and into revenue-generating beverage options.

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