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Ali Group’s revamped Baron refrigeration line rolls into UK market

Ali Group’s revamped Baron refrigeration line rolls into UK market

Ali Group brand Baron has completed the revamp of its refrigeration line in a move that its UK distribution partner thinks will make it more competitive in the cold products market. The new range of upright and counter units feature a new design, all arranged to match each other, and provide an energy rating scale

UK importer of Ali Group’s Baron cooking brand appoints chef consultant

Universal Foodservice Equipment, the UK supplier of Baron cooking equipment, has bolstered its team with the appointment of Stacey Locke as chef consultant. Mrs Locke (pictured above with Baron Chef Alessandro Tison) will be tasked with taking customers through the benefits of the Ali Group brand’s kit and supporting users that plan on introducing it to

Ali Group’s main UK subsidiary “optimistic” about growth as sales hit £124m

The Ali Group’s biggest UK subsidiary has declared it is “optimistic” about future sales growth despite conceding that customers are tightening their spending in the face of economic uncertainties. AFE Group, which owns Falcon, Williams, Mono and service businesses Serviceline and Millers Vanguard, posted a solid 4.5% rise in sales to £123.6m for the year

Increased market penetration lifts sales of Blue Seal cooking equipment in the UK

Blue Seal posted a 10% increase in UK sales last year as bosses hailed the “growing acceptance” of its cooking equipment brands in the market place. The ‘Blue Seal’, ‘Turbofan’ and ‘Waldorf’ brands all performed well as the business brushed off uncertain economic conditions to boost revenues from £14.9m to £16.3m for the year to

Jestic brings in Rosinox kit to deal with squeeze on modern kitchens

Jestic, the new UK distributor for Rosinox, has confirmed that it is bringing the brand’s new, multifunctional cooking appliance to the UK market. The Rosinox Dual Chef is a multi-purpose electric, double kettle cooker capable of performing a wide range of cooking functions to a high level of consistency. Constructed from a high-grade stainless steel,

Former Ambach UK chief switches to Welbilt role

Former Ambach UK country boss Alistair Farquhar has taken up his new position of ‘EMEA specification manager – consultants and specification’ at Welbilt, FEJ can reveal. Reporting to VP sales for northern Europe Peter Hunkemoeller, Mr Farquhar will play an important role in the business development team at Welbilt, previously known as Manitowoc. He will

Ambach drawing up succession plan after resignation of UK country manager

Ambach is currently finalising plans for the future management of its UK business after confirming this morning that Alistair Farquhar is leaving the company at the end of the month. Mr Farquhar has run Ambach’s business in the UK since 2013, steering it to growth and securing key contracts with major foodservice operators. Ali Group’s

Pizza Hut’s deal with Ali Group supplier unlocks hidden sales potential

Pizza Hut has begun rolling out Rancilio coffee machines across its estate, including 50 restaurants to date, as it lays down the foundations to support what is a growing part of its overall offer. Significant investment has been poured into bringing the chain’s restaurants up to modern standards and although Pizza Hut has only opened

Baron will raise equipment prices by 3% from January 2018

Heavy duty cooking equipment manufacturer Baron has informed customers that it will be raising its prices by 3% from January 2018. It is the first time that the Ali Group brand has increased its prices since 2014. It was one of the few high profile catering equipment manufacturers to hold prices last year, with many

Rosinox to supply cooking suites through new UK importer

Rosinox cooking suites will be supplied into the UK market through Jestic from now on following the break-up of Dawson Foodservice Equipment. Jestic has secured exclusive UK and Ireland distribution for the Ali Group brand, which manufactures modular and suited cooking ranges from its state-of-the-art factory in France. Giuseppe Politi, export manager for Rosinox (pictured),