Ice-O-Matic Modular Nugget Ice Machine Heads are a good choice for the business location where customers love to chew their ice during and after their enjoyment of the beverage itself. Nugget ice (or Pearl Ice, as Ice-O-Matic has called it), is highly-compressed flake ice, and there are crevices inside the nugget where liquid gets trapped. Therefore, the nugget retains the color and flavor of the beverage it was cooling. Ice-O-Matic has several choices of Modular Nugget Ice Machine. Be certain to purchase a bin or other storage device that can hold the ice nuggets.