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24-hour emergency service takes the stress out of fridge breakdowns

24-hour emergency service takes the stress out of fridge breakdowns

The UK’s largest provider of fridge and freezer trailers has launched a 24-hour breakdown service specifically for the hospitality industry to provide emergency back-up for when hotel and restaurant freezers malfunction. Worcestershire-based Coldtraila noticed an influx this summer in hospitality staff using its trailers to keep food and drink from spoiling when their fridges and

Contract win with major hotel chain fuels BioHiTech’s UK growth plans

BioHiTech Global, the US-based technology and waste services outfit that successfully listed on the NASDAQ stock market earlier this year, is driving its UK business forward after a deal with a “major international hotel chain”. The company plans to increase adoption of its sustainable waste management solution in the UK following the contract win earlier

Kitchens pack in prime cooking equipment to max out menus

The ever-broadening tastes of customers and a growing need to keep menus varied means the appetite for operators to adopt a wide range of core cooking equipment is as strong as ever, it has been claimed. Manufacturers suggest few operators can afford to be without the full repertoire of prime cooking equipment if they want

Precision Refrigeration seeking to double production capacity within two years

British refrigeration manufacturer Precision has outlined plans to double its production capacity in the next two years as the company prepares to celebrate its tenth anniversary this month. The expansion of the business will help to fulfil both domestic orders and international orders, with some 40% of the units it builds now going overseas. Sales

Williams phones home with refrigeration cabinet disguised as a phone box

Williams Refrigeration is set to show that catering equipment doesn’t always have to be stainless steel silver by launching a refrigeration unit resembling a classic British phone box. The UK refrigeration maker will unveil the customised Jade J300 upright fridge at next month’s Restaurant Show to highlight its ‘Chameleon’ finishing service. The offering allows operators

Rational announces series of live events as it looks to the future of foodservice

Rational has launched a series of live events called ‘Tomorrow’s Kitchen’, with an aim to show how the latest equipment can benefit the industry. The live events want to cover specific areas in order to outline how multifunctional technology can help improve sectors in the industry such as healthcare or hotel banqueting. At each event,

Nelson to show off latest warewashers at this year’s Caffé Culture

Nelson is set to highlight its kitchen and counter design and installation services alongside its latest warewashers at the event. The commercial dishwasher and glasswasher firm, based in London, will outline how it believes its new Advantage warewashers are high performance and simultaneously energy saving. Using minimal water and energy, Nelson claims Advantage provides exceptional

New app launches to boost foodservice sector sales and reduce queues

Systopia, an order and payments solutions provider, has launched a new app which aims to benefit foodservice providers and their clients. ‘My Systopia’ is a web-based application focused on the end-user that encourages repeat business, aims to increase sales and reduce queue times. Optimised to work on mobile, tablet or desktop, the apps works alongside