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These are six of the top machines on the market right now - each can produce a high quantity of ice in just minutes so they are perfect for use when entertaining at home or in a cafe or restaurant.
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Nisbets Essentials Countertop Ice Machine 20kg Output
Make your drinks as cold and refreshing as possible quickly with this ice machine.
Designed for quick and easy use, all that is required is to fill the internal water reservoir and select one of the two sizes of ice required - small or large.
As there’s no mains water or drain connection required, the ice maker is highly portable - making it ideal for garden parties too.
Caterlite Countertop Manual Fill Ice Machine Red
With its compact design, this brightly coloured portable ice machine gives you the option to dispense ice almost anywhere it’s needed.
It is able to dispense up to 10kg of ice every day, and a transparent window allows you to monitor the ice level left in the machine.
Simply fill the internal reservoir with fresh water, select an ice size and you’re good to go.
Dispensing is easy too, either use the handy scoop which is included or lift the whole plastic ice basket to quickly remove all the ice in one go.
Princess Ice Cube Maker
With this ice cube machine, you are able to make ice cubes whenever you want.
You can easily adjust the settings on the LCD-display for small, medium or large ice cubes.
The ice cube maker has a volume of 2.8 litres and can store up to 800 grams of ice cubes in its reservoir.
The ice cube machine makes up to nine ice cubes in 10 minutes. It operates fully automatic so you will only have to fill the water tank and wait until the ice cubes fall in the ice reservoir.
With the energy-saving timer, you can start the ice maker early and set when you want your ice cubes to be ready.
Homcom Ice Maker
Mini in size so it can be used in smaller spaces, its generous output can produce up to 12kg per 24 hours - great for preparing when friends come over.
If you run out, it’ll produce approximately nine cubes in eight minutes so you won’t be waiting long.
It features an LCD display so it’s easy to use, with its automatic cleaning mode helping to save you time and effort when done.
It’s finished with a plug to drain the water and comes with a scoop so you don’t have to touch ice directly.
Was £449.99, now £121.83
TANGZON Electric Ice Maker
This lovely blue machine is equipped with a powerful compressor and 2.2L water tank, and produces nine ice cubes within 6 to 13 minutes, making it fast and efficient.
The control panel of the ice machines is fully functional with clear indication buttons. You can select the sizes of the cubes, and when to stop and make them with these buttons.
In addition, the indicator lights and viewing window will show you when the ice is ready or when water needs to be added.
Stainless Steel Ice Cube Maker
Ice cubes can be made in just five minutes with this little machine, and can produce nine ice cubes within six to eight minutes.
It also has a self cleaning function and allows you to choose between three sizes of ice; small, medium or large.
The timer eliminates the need for monitoring when the machine is doing its work, while a transparent display window allows you to see what’s happening.