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Carpigiani to partner third annual Gelato Festival London

Carpigiani to partner third annual Gelato Festival London

  The Gelato Festival Europe, booked to return to London this summer, has partnered with Carpigiani a global leader in ice cream equipment. Carpigiani will be kitting out the competition stage truck with everything the contestants will need, including large pasteurisation units and state-of-the-art gelato production technology. At the festival visitors will sample gelato and

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Lincat steams in with new line of rebadged Rational ovens

Lincat has taken stock of a new range of SelfCooking Centers that it licenses from Rational, including a much-anticipated compact model. Rational announced the availability of the new ovens at a launch event at Twickenham Stadium earlier this month – and Lincat today confirmed it can now offer the same systems with its own badge

Internet of Things

Appliances will soon order resupplies automatically from Amazon

Household appliances will soon automatically order their own refills of detergent or other consumables, a development certain to filter into the commercial equipment world. E-commerce giant Amazon is working with appliance makers including Siemens, Bosch, Samsung and Whirlpool to build internet connectivity into their machines and a simple button that will order consumables such as

One of a team of professional neapolitan pizza makers kneads dough to give away free pizza margheritas in Dante square in downtown Naples, on August 27, 2008.  Pizza chefs in Naples gave away more than 5,000 free pizzas to protest against restaurants that have "unfairly" hiked up the cost of a pizza amid rising global food prices. Sergio Miccu, president of the association of Neapolitan pizza chefs (ANP), accused restaurants and pizza chefs of increasing pizza prices to a level that is not justified by the cost of the basic ingredients.  AFP PHOTO / Roberto Salomone (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SALOMONE/AFP/Getty Images)

Soaring sales of pizza ovens fuel supplier’s quest to plug market gap

A supplier of sustainable fuel for commercial restaurant ovens has extended its product range in direct response to the growth of the UK’s pizza chain market. Big K Products UK, which provides specialist wood and charcoal fuels, has launched a product called Forno, which has been created specifically for pizza ovens. Director Mike Theodorou insists

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True Refrigeration goes digital with website revamp

True Refrigeration has launched a revamped website designed to offer an improved user experience on computers and mobile devices. The overhaul of truemfg.com makes the site easier to navigate, enabling customers to quickly access and compare product information across the entire True range. Product pages are now separated by type (upright cabinets, prep table models,

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