Create tartly sweet, brightly colored, and refreshingly cool Italian ice desserts with Fox's lemon Italian ice syrup base! Customers will love this tasty citrus variety that can be sold in concession stands or ice cream shops. Simple to use, it will save your business valuable time and money while providing customers with the great taste of frozen, freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Some believe the Chinese first created it during the age of the ancient emperors; others say originated in Italy, for which it was named. Nero, a Roman emperor, supposedly requested that his wines be chilled. When a servant accidentally spilled saltpeter into the ice one day, Italian ice was created. Regardless of the true origin, this ice dessert is certainly something that customers will crave for years to come.
Similar to sorbet, Italian ice, also called water ice, is dense, flavorful, and made with water, sugar, and juices. Unlike shaved ice or snow cones, flavoring is added before or during the freezing process, which prevents separation and syrup from being left in the bottom of the dish.
This stand-alone syrup base is intended for use in batch freezers, and has been tailored to slow separation and minimize the risk of crystallization if the product is flash frozen. This means that the refreshment will thaw consistently, have minimal ice chunks, and have a smooth consistency. After simply adding water, mixing, and then freezing, this ice will have a shelf life of 5-7 days. It can be served at 8 to 10 degrees Fahrenheit while still remaining soft.
This product is Kosher (non-Passover) certified. See the Nutrition Sheet for more information.