Operators can now take a virtual journey through the inside of FM ice machines

Hoshizaki ice maker inside

Ever wondered how an ice machine actually works?

Well after months of hard work and creative development, Hoshizaki is delighted to be able to answer that by taking viewers on a virtual journey through the inside of their popular FM ice machine.

This unique animation visually demonstrates exactly how world-class nugget and flake ice is produced and perfectly showcases the impressive technology and craftsmanship that goes into every FM ice machine.

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Simon Frost, Director, Hoshizaki UK & Ireland, enthuses: “We are delighted with the outcome of our new FM ice machine video! The video truly encompasses the key technological, environmental and quality credentials of this highly-sought-after range which is relied on by so many UK operators.”

Able to produce quality flaked or nugget ice, the FM ice machine series is hugely popular with many operators across various sectors.

For example, many bars use Hoshizaki flaked/nugget ice for cooling glasses and making popular cocktails such as Mojitos; sports facilities use the ice for creating ice packs and treating injuries whereas supermarkets use this ice for seafood counter displays.

As demonstrated in the video, the perfectly coordinated inner elements of Hoshizaki FM ice machines allow operators to produce consistent, high quality ice in an exceptionally energy efficient way with CO2 refrigerant now available as a new option.

The video clearly outlines the brand’s unique use of carbon graphite bushing, which unlike the standard ball bearings, uses water as lubricant and operates with zero grease for longevity and easy maintenance.

Built in Hoshizaki UK’s Telford factory, the FM series is available in various sizes and capacities, from a small undercounter with a 80kg capacity, right through to huge production units such as Hoshizaki’s FM-1800, which can produce over 1.8 tons of flaked ice, or 1.5 tons of nugget ice per day.

For more information on the FM range, or on Hoshizaki, please visit

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Andrew Seymour

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