Dry Ice is the largest wholesale dry ice distributor to grocery
stores in the United States. Penguin Brand Dry Ice® is sold in
over 4,500 grocery stores throughout the country. Some of these
retailers are: Albertsons, Bashas, City Market, Food 4 Less, Fred
Meyer, Genuardi’s, Kroger, Publix, Raleys, Ralph’s, Safeway, Smart &
Final, Smiths, Wal-Mart, Winn-Dixie and many others.
for our "Cooler Than Ice" Merchandiser in a store near you.
Brand Dry Ice® is a handy and convenient way to cool or freeze food
items. From cooling sandwiches and drinks while sunning at the
beach, to creating fun special effects for Halloween and theatrical
projects, Penguin Brand Dry Ice has many uses. During power outages,
placing Penguin Brand Dry Ice in your refrigerator or freezer can
prevent perishable items from spoiling. Penguin Brand Dry Ice is
also a great way to extend the life of wet ice.
Really Cool Uses for Dry Ice
Keep refrigerated items cool for 3-4 days by packing your cooler
with Penguin Brand Dry Ice®. Place Penguin Brand Dry Ice in the
bottom of the cooler, cover with cardboard or newspaper, completely
cover with wet ice, then pack your cooler as normal with food and
beverages. Penguin Brand Dry Ice® freezes the wet ice and everything
in your cooler stays nice and chilled for days. No more trips to the
convenience store because the ice melted. And no leaky coolers.
Penguin Brand Dry Ice® sublimates (turns into a gas) so everything
stays cold but not wet.
Hunting or Fishing:
Use Penguin Brand Dry Ice® to preserve your trophy. Place Penguin
Brand Dry Ice® in the bottom of a cooler. Cover with newspaper or
cardboard and place trophy on top to prevent spoilage. Remember, do
not allow direct contact of trophy with dry ice as this will cause
Picnic, Beach or Boating:
Penguin Brand Dry Ice® allows you to take ice cream, popsicles, or
lemon meringue pies on your next outing. Even sodas and refrigerated
items will stay nice and cool. Only taking one cooler? Pack items to
be frozen on one side, and refrigerated items on the other. Use
cardboard as a divider. Place 5 lbs of Penguin Brand Dry Ice® on top
of the items to be frozen and a few pounds on the bottom of the
other side of the cooler with newspaper or towel on top. You’ve
created a convenient side by side non-electrical refrigerator.
Backpacking for a day? Wrap a pound of Penguin Brand Dry Ice® in a
towel and place in the bottom of your backpack. Put your beverages
on top of the dry ice. When you are hot, tired and ready for a
really cold beverage, reach into your backpack and pull one out.
Best of all, Penguin Brand Dry Ice® doesn’t leave a mess in your
backpack and you stay nice and cool too!
Don’t deal with a cooler full of ice water and soggy food. Use
Penguin Brand Dry Ice® to keep your cooler cool and your food and
beverages cold. Place the dry ice on the bottom of the cooler, cover
with a bag of regular ice, then pack the cooler with all your
The scariest spook houses are dark with lots of hovering fog. Use
Penguin Brand Dry Ice® to create fog by placing a few cups of hot
water into a plastic or metal cauldron. Add a few small pieces of
dry ice to create instant fog. Add dry ice as needed. Use a crock
pot of hot plate to keep water warm.
Witches brew is extra scary when dry ice is added. The mysterious
bubbling seems like boiling frogs stew rather than punch. Your
guests will love the punch and the special effect. Use 1 gallon of
red grape juice and 1 gallon of extra pulp orange juice (refrigerate
both juices prior to use). Mix together and add a few small pieces
of dry ice when ready for the bubbling effect. Do not serve dry ice
to your guests.
Little League Sports:
It’s 90 degrees outside and the team is really hot and tired. What
is more refreshing than popsicles on a hot day? Use Penguin Brand
Dry Ice® to keep the entire team cool to the end of the game! Place
the popsicles in the bottom of the cooler and put Penguin Brand Dry
Ice® on top. The team will really enjoy the frozen treat!
You don’t need electricity to sell ice cream and popsicles (or other
frozen desserts). All you need is a bag of Penguin Brand Dry Ice®, a
cooler and popsicles from a local ice cream wholesaler or grocery
store to raise lots of money for your cause. The cost is minimal,
you can set up in the perfect location and you are selling a unique
item. Your patrons will love you and your cause!
As you run to the store to pick up milk, bread, water, batteries and
other essentials, pick up a few bags of Penguin Brand Dry Ice®. Use
1.5 lbs per 1 cubic foot of freezer space. Place dry on a shelf
above the items to be kept frozen and place the dry ice on a shelf
in the bottom of the refrigerator to items cool. Using the
appropriate amount of dry ice will keep foods from spoiling for up
to 3 days. Refrain from opening the refrigerator or freezer, do not
place dry ice directly on glass shelf and do not use in a operating
refrigerator or freezer.
Rely on Penguin Brand Dry Ice® to safely transport life saving
perishable items to customer locations. No need to purchase huge
quantities of dry ice when it is conveniently located in your
community. Place dry ice in the bottom of your cooler, cover with
newspaper, towel, or cardboard, and place items to stay cool on top.
Be sure that perishable item does not come directly in contact with
Traveling a long distance with perishable items? Place dry ice in
the bottom of your cooler, cover with newspaper, towel, or
cardboard, and place items to stay cool on top. Penguin Brand Dry
Ice® will keep items cool for the ride. 10-15 lbs of dry ice will
last 3-4 days.
Deep Sea Fishing:
Use Penguin Brand Dry Ice® to keep your fresh fish really cool for
transporting home. To freeze fresh fish, wrap in freezer bags, place
in cooler on top of dry ice. If you only want to keep the fish cool,
use a towel or cardboard to prevent direct contact between dry ice
and fish. The fish will stay cold 2-3 days.
The best way to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables in the winter is
to freeze them in the summer. Place a bag (~7-10 lbs) of Penguin
Brand Dry Ice® in the bottom of a cooler. Wash strawberries, blue
berries, peaches etc and place on cookie sheet. Place cookie sheet
in cooler until fruit is frozen. Remove cookie sheet using pot
holders and place fruit in freezer bags. Store in freezer until
ready to use. When thawed, fruit will taste like fresh picked fruit.
To make 1 gallon of mix:
Combine 2 cups sugar, 1 gallon water and 1 ounce root beer extract,
cream soda, or other favorite flavoring. Add 1 – 2 pounds of Penguin
Brand Dry Ice®. Mix together. Be sure that all dry ice has vaporized
before drinking root beer.
Mix together 1 can of red grape juice and 1 can of pineapple juice.
Just before serving, add 2-3 pounds of Penguin Brand Dry Ice® to
create scary bubbles and fog. For best results, use small pieces of
dry ice and add to punch at room temperature. Serve the punch
without dry ice. For cooler drinks, add an ice cube to the cup
before serving (but not to the bowl or cauldron - always use metal
or plastic containers as glass may break from extreme cold)
Flash Freeze Fruits and Vegetables
Place a bag (~7-10 lbs) of Penguin Brand Dry Ice® in the bottom of a
cooler. Wash strawberries, blue berries, peaches etc and place on
cookie sheet. Place cookie sheet in cooler until fruit is frozen.
Remove cookie sheet using pot holders and place fruit in freezer
bags. Store in freezer until ready to use. When thawed, fruit will
taste like fresh picked fruit.
Create special effects with Fun Fog
Fog effects are created by adding small pieces of Penguin Brand Dry
Ice® to hot water. For best results, use an electric skillet, crock
pot or hot plate to keep the water warm. As the water cools, the fog
will diminish considerably. Do not overload with dry ice to create
excessive vapor or bubbling action.
Fresh ideas and safe handling of
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