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Welbilt follows its instincts and unveils fresh Garland induction innovations

Welbilt follows its instincts and unveils fresh Garland induction innovations

Catering equipment manufacturer Welbilt has increased its induction offering with the addition of  new smart technology-enabled equipment. The Garland Induction range, Instinct, comprises five table-top models in varying sizes, consisting of single and double hob modules, a wok and two griddles. The new Welbilt series boasts the first and only comprehensive control and monitoring system for induction,

NW 1408 Slim Fitter ice machine

Scotsman packs more punch for operators that need ice in big quantities

Hubbard Systems has launched a new Scotsman ice machine capable of producing almost 700kg of ice per day while still fitting into the industry standard 760mm (30-inch) wide format.  The newest addition to the NW Series, the NW 1408, is known as the ‘Slim Fitter’. Hubbard claims it breaks new ground in being the market’s only

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Final call for ‘Foodservice Equipment of the Year’ nominations

The deadline to enter products for the FEJ 2017 ‘Foodservice Equipment of the Year’ initiative is today at 5pm. Manufacturers, suppliers and operators are invited to enter their latest equipment to be part of a special December 2017 edition of FEJ that celebrates industry innovation. The edition will serve as an indispensable buying guide for restaurant operators,

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Catering equipment firm quits outsourcing to bring manufacturing back in-house

Catering equipment supplier Die-Pat Holdings has completed the first stage of a £1m investment project to reintroduce in-house manufacturing.  The Die-Pat group, which is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of specialised catering equipment, hardware and plumbing components, has outsourced all manufacturing for the last 20 years. The reintroduction of an in-house production facility is


Wimpy boss says UK refurbishment programme will take time

The UK’s first hamburger restaurant chain is in the early stages of an expansion plan aimed at rebuilding its high street presence. Wimpy, which was originally bought to the UK in 1956, once had more than 100 sites across the country but was ultimately forced to close a substantial percentage of its restaurants due to competition

Blanco Cook Front Cooking System

Blanco Professional rolls out ‘turnkey’ cooking and serving systems

Blanco Professional has rolled out a series of new cooking and serving systems designed to provide operators with an instant catering solution. Under the banner of the Blanco Cook Front Cooking System, the firm has introduced three ready-to-use cooking concepts in three variants: ‘Italian’, ‘Asian’ and ‘Burger’. The Italian ‘turnkey’ offering is a colourful pasta

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Supplier invents safer way to dispose of grease from rotisserie ovens

Oil management equipment provider Frontline has released a new grease innovation that is designed to handle waste produced by rotisserie chicken ovens. The company’s Low-Profile Transport Caddy, which has stainless steel caddy slides positioned under the rotisserie oven and holds up to 75 pounds of grease, is designed to eliminate the need for manual handling of hot


Nisbets pushes interest free credit to spread equipment purchasing costs

Nisbets has launched an interest free credit offer to help operators spread the cost of acquiring new kitchen equipment – and vowed to give customers an answer on their application within four hours.  The offer is available from this month and initially applies to its own-label Polar and Thor ranges. The Bristol-based outfit wants to

Target Catering Equipment guide

Target unveils industry roadmap for commercial plancha cooking

Commercial kitchen specialist Target Catering Equipment has released a specifically-designed plancha guide to outline the variation in applications. Target’s ‘Guide to Commercial Plancha Cooking’, which details the main differences found between the electric griddle, electric plancha and induction plancha, was designed to ensure distributors and end-users have a correct understanding of what the products features

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Commercial Kitchen show already 70% full for 2018

Organisers of the Commercial Kitchen show say the event is firmly on track to feature more than 100 exhibitors when it returns to the Birmingham NEC next June. Around 70% of exhibition space for the show is now sold, according to Diversified Communications, which has run the event for the past two years. Recently confirmed