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Alistair Farquhar, EMEA specification manager – consultants and specification

Former Ambach UK chief switches to Welbilt role

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

Alistair Farquhar, UK country manager

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

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The new Pizza Hut restaurant at White Rose Centre, Leeds.

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 at The Professional Nursery Kitchen 1

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

Giuseppe Politi, export manager

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),

Williams refrigeration

Sales of commercial refrigeration equipment globally top £30 billion mark

Analysts have put a figure on the global commercial refrigeration equipment market, valuing it at some $39.1 billion (£30.3 billion) in 2016. The figure, contained in a new report from Research & Markets, includes foodservice refrigeration as well as other types of refrigeration equipment produced for commercial use. The report predicts further high growth for

Baron at The Professional Nursery Kitchen 1

NEW KID ON THE BLOCK: Inside the kitchen that can produce 5,000 nursery meals a day

Taking on any commercial kitchen project from scratch is no mean feat, even for the most experienced foodservice operator. But for a market entrant with limited experience in the sector, building a state-of-the-art CPU on a 1970s industrial estate, success was far from guaranteed. From the outset, the cost of kitchen equipment and energy supply

Carpigiani gelato

World’s first gelato programme for commercial kitchen operations will be in London

Carpigiani has launched a formal UK-based education programme that will teach foodservice professionals how to produce artisan gelato from their kitchens in what is a world-first for the business. The Ali Group brand already runs a Gelato University and Gelato Pastry University Programme worldwide, but these are typically aimed at gelato retailers and start-ups. The


Comenda makes plans for smooth transition of service work

Service obligations for Comenda dishwashers will be transferred to Hubbard Systems from June 5th, it has been confirmed. Hubbard was unveiled as the new UK distributor of Comenda earlier this week after parent company Ali Group announced it was shutting its Dawson subsidiary, which had managed the brand up to now. Operators with Comenda equipment

Lainox cooking suite

Ali Group insists it will meet warranty terms for brands impacted by Dawson closure

The Ali Group has vowed to fulfill all warranty commitments relating to equipment brands distributed by Dawson in the UK after announcing plans to shut the subsidiary. Barnsley-based Dawson is the UK representative for Comenda warewashing products, Lainox and Rosinox cooking equipment, Mareno cooking suites, and Rendisk food waste management systems. But under a new