So you thought you knew everything about slushies?

So you thought you knew everything about slushies?

– Slushies come from the Norwegian word meaning “sloppy”
– The Chinese are credited for creating flavoured iced drinks, as early as 3000 BC
– Shaved ice with added flavour has been eaten in Asia the 7th century A.D.
– Alexander the Great loved slushies, over 2300 years ago! Using snow mix with fruit juice/flavours.
– Fancy honey and wine slushies? Roman Emperor Nero is credited with creating this snow made slush!
– Marco Polo introduced the ideas of slushies into Italy after visiting China.
– In the mid 1800s condensed milk was the most popular slush puppie flavour – Moderns slushies, made with slush puppie machines, have been around since the 1950’s after being created in the USA.
– Omar Knedlik invented the slush ice drink
– The idea for a slushed ice drink came when Omar Knedlik’s soda fountain broke down. He put his soda drinks in a freezer to stay cool, which caused them to become slushy.
– There is now a wide range of slushies flavours – here at SnowShock we sell a wide range of these syrups.
– As well as children enjoying slushies, adults don’t miss out as slush machines are now very popular at parties where alcohol is added to create the frozen cocktail.

Here at SnowShock we offer a wide range of slush machines, slush flavours and all the slush machine accessories you will need to ensure you have success with your slush machine. For more information on all our products give us a call on 0191 238 6666.