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Extend the outdoor season at your restaurant or bar with propane deliveries from Irish

Labor Day is behind us, which means cooler weather will soon be on the way to Buffalo and Rochester (sorry folks, we’re only the messengers here). If you’re a restaurant owner with an outdoor deck or patio, September is a time to put a plan into action for the crisp days and evenings ahead so […]

Dry ice experiment

Make Back to School Cool: Three Science Experiments Using Dry Ice

It’s back to school time here in Buffalo and Rochester, but that doesn’t mean fun time is over – especially if you have a little dry ice on hand. Dry ice can be a fun to use in experiments – as long as you handle it safely (see instructions below). It has cool properties (literally) […]

Ice in a cooler

Five Steps to Packing a Cooler When Using Dry Ice

As we’ve discussed before on this blog, with a little planning and a few blocks of dry ice, you can bring your favorite foods just about anywhere – even on a camping trip (good to know, since we’ve still got five weeks of summer ahead of us). But how do you actually pack a cooler […]

Fruit juice splash

Get the Juices Flowing at Your School with Juice Bulk Products from Irish Carbonic

Let’s face it: we all want our kids to be healthy, but sometimes they make unhealthy choices (this isn’t news, right?). Take school beverages, for example: with limited options available, some kids will reach for soda rather than boring old (but super healthy) water. But what if they had an option that was healthy and […]

Keeping it local, keeping it real

When it comes to buying dry ice, bulk CO2, or any other CO2-related product or services in any of our service areas, you basically have two choices: buy from a huge industrial supplier that treats you like a number, or buy from the friendly experts at Irish Carbonic. Call us crazy, but that seems like […]

Kid eating popsicle

Ice Cream on a Camping Trip? The Cool Wonders of Using Dry Ice for Travel

Planning a summer camping trip or vacation, but want to take some of the more perishable comforts of home with you? Why not give dry ice a try? Dry ice makes it possible for you to transport frozen or perishable food in a sturdy, quality cooler, helping you to avoid the leaks, mess, and constant […]

Bulk CO2 for your Buffalo- or Rochester-area greenhouse

If you own a commercial greenhouse, you already know that introducing CO2 to your hothouse can help you grow stronger, healthier and greener plants, flowers and vegetables (Maximum Yield magazine called CO2 “the missing ingredient” in a productive indoor garden). But do you know where you can get a reliable supply of it to feed […]

Restaurant bar

Trouble Brewing? Call the Beer Pros at Irish Carbonic

Serving quality beer is one of the best ways to set your bar or restaurant apart from the crowd these days here in Buffalo and Rochester. But nailing the nuts and bolts of a new beer line – especially one that serves today’s one or more of today’s more demanding craft brews – is a […]

Bartender cleaning

Spring: The Perfect Time for a Beer Line Cleaning

In full spring cleaning mode at your Buffalo- or Rochester-area restaurant or bar? Don’t stop at polishing up your taps and giving the place a good mopping – finish the job by giving your beer lines the once over before the spring rush gets underway. Yes, spring is the perfect time for a professional beer […]

Blocks of dry ice

Shipping with Dry Ice: The Basics

Dry ice is the perfect way to send perishable foods to a loved one or customer – but shipping with it does require some special considerations and preparation if you want your precious cargo to arrive safe and fresh. Here are some basics to shipping with dry ice: Purchase quality dry ice – Buy your […]

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