Thursday, September 27, 2007

Slush Drink Information

If you are considering the purchase of a slush machine, here are some interesting numbers to review.

Based on past experience in the industry, about 54% of women purchase slush treats versus 46% of men. Women tend to purchase slush treats 3 to 7 times per week whereas men purchase slush treats 2 to 5 times per week. Out of the percentages of both men and women, the average age group of customers who enjoy the treat is 25-49 years old. Most customers purchase slush treats for snacks, thirst quenchers, desserts, and meal replacements.

The most common serving size for a slush drink is a 16 oz. cup that can average from $1.00 to $1.50. If you are at a special event, you may want to increase your prices slightly. In addition, you may serve several hundred drinks at one event. Please make sure you have enough mix available (you can serve approximately 120 – 16 oz. cups per case of slush mix). Your cost per 16 oz. cup is $.303, which is detailed below:

Supplies Cost
16 oz cup $.053
Slush $.24
Spoonstraw $.01

Total Cost: $.303

We hope this information is helpful to you in deciding whether or not to pursue the purchase and use of a slush machine.

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