"America's favorite chewable ice" is soft, small nugget or cubelet ice. Nugget ice has been made popular all over the world, and it's even used in hospitals for patients. This Nugget ice is easy to chew, absorbs the flavor of beverages, fun to crunch, and cools drinks quickly; popular in blended drinks, smoothies, and food displays. Scotsman nugget ice machines produce America's favorite ice by the pounds!!