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The Instacart buying guide to ice cubes

Ice cubes are made from pure filtered water poured into different types of molds and frozen to produce different ice cubes. It is the quickest way to get your drinks cold. Ice cubes provide an added panache to your drinks, whether you are just using it to chill a drink or add it directly to your drink. Having ice cubes in your home saves you the time you could waste waiting for your drinks to get cold in the refrigerator or freezer.

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Buy your favorite ice cubes online with Instacart. Order ice cubes from local and national retailers near you and enjoy on-demand, contactless delivery or pickup within 2 hours.

FAQs About Ice Cubes

To prevent your ice cubes from melting fast, you need to store them in a cooler lined with a thin foil on the outside and stuffed with foam on the inside. The outside lining helps to reflect away heat, while the foam on the inside insulates the cold and prevents it from seeping out. Another option is to order larger cubes if you have to store the ice for a while before use. Larger cubes melt slower than small cubes or ice flakes. You can also store it in your refrigerator if you are at home.

Ice cubes come in different shapes and can be used for a variety of purposes. The large regular cubes are used for large volume cooling, like when you have to cool bottled drinks in a cooler. The half cubes are used for self-serving drinks, dispensing drinks, and bagging. The nugget cubes are for chewing, dispensing drinks, mixing drinks, and for frozen treats. Flaky ice is used for preserving food on display in the marketplace and also for cooling medical supplies. Gourmet ice is used in high-end restaurants for serving liquor.

If you plan to use just a few ice cubes, perhaps for your family at home, homemade ice cubes may be fine. But if you have to serve many people or own a restaurant, it is better to buy from the store. Here are some reasons to consider.

Quantity: Store-bought ice cubes can be bought in vast quantities, bigger than you can hope to make at home. They are prepackaged according to the weight you require for use. You can also store the excess in your refrigerator for later use.

Variety: Depending on the size and type of ice cubes you need, store-bought ice cubes can come in different shapes and styles. The manufacturers have a variety of molds to produce all forms of ice cubes, something you may not be able to do at home. Want to get a variety of ice cubes? Use your Instacart app to make an order, and we will deliver it to you the same day.

Taste: Store-bought ice cubes are made from pure filtered water that is tasteless and works well with any drink you want to use it in.

The type of ice cubes you buy depends on what you are using them for. If you have a party, the ice cubes used for dispensing drinks will work for you. If you are thinking of cooling drinks in a cooler, perhaps for a campout, or just to get your drinks to chill quickly, the best type will be flaky ice. Want to preserve a daily catch while out fishing? Normal cubed ice cubes will work. If you need to pack medical supplies or keep medicine at a specific temperature, flaky ice will work well.

Ice cubes can be used for hydrating sick people in the hospital and as a cold compress on wounds and swellings. They can also be used for cosmetic purposes, such as reducing puffiness around the eyes, reducing sunburn, and even easing acne bumps on the face.
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