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Published November 20th 2011
Slushie, Icee or Slurpie? Call them what you like, but everyone loves a frozen drink on a hot summer's day.
The first slushie was 'discovered' by Richard R Slush in the 1950's when he drank orange juice that had been in the freezer. The idea of frozen drinks caught on when a farm boy from Kansas, Omar Knedlik, sold semi-frozen bottles of softdrink in his hamburger shop.They were such a hit that he then spent over 5 years developing the very first Icee machine. The Seven-Eleven stores purchased some of these machines in 1965 and coined the phrase "slurpee".
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Luckily you don't have to invent your own machine to enjoy a slushie! You don't even have to go to your nearest Seven-Eleven or food court. Companies like Slushie Meltdown will bring the slushie machine to you.
Hiring a slushie machine from Slushie Meltdown is the perfect way to cool down your party. You can impress your party guests with a strawberry daquiri, chocolate mudslide or tequila sunrise slushie. Or make your child's party a hit with a blue lemonade or bubblegum flavoured slushie. With over 30 flavours to choose from there is something to make everyone's taste buds tingle.
Quality and friendly service is a priority for this family-run business. Slushie Meltdown will arrange a time that suits you to deliver and setup your slushie machine. Hire includes 50 cups, 50 spoon-straws and two flavours; all you need to do is add your favourite alcohol or mixer. And if you live in the Sydney's Southwest delivery is free.
To add to the fun of your party Slushie Meltdown also offer popcorn machine, fairy-floss machine and juke box hire.
Slushie Meltdown aren't the only place to hire machines from around Sydney, there are plenty of companies that can easily provide for your party, big or small, and a quick google search is sure to bring up one near you. Or why not buy your own slushie machine, to make sure that the fun never stops.