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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

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

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

New CPU bucks kitchen equipment trend to make £28k energy saving

A new CPU providing meals for the nursery food sector has launched this month and is bucking the trend in energy supply for its appliances. The Professional Nursery Kitchen has turned to predominately gas appliances over electrical equipment, in contrast to many commercial kitchens in today’s market. The CPU, which can produce 5,000 meals a

Baron freezes UK prices following lengthy talks with factory

Cooking equipment manufacturer Baron’s sole UK partner, Universal Foodservice Equipment, has announced that factory gate prices have been fixed for 2017, ensuring no unexpected pricing surprises for customers between now and December.   The move to freeze prices on Baron equipment follows negotiations between Universal’s management and the brand’s factory in Italy.  Tony Aris, sales director

Universal introduces Baron Horizon ovens to the UK

Italian commercial equipment maker Baron is introducing its Horizon combination oven to the UK in conjunction with its UK partner Universal Foodservice Equipment. In an era of open kitchens, the Horizon line might be good for business as much for its looks as for its technical specification. Universal managing director Roger Flanagan says: “These beautiful looking machines

Baron importer gives full control of sales duties to new director

Universal Foodservice Equipment, the UK importer of the Baron cooking equipment brand, has bolstered its UK team with the appointment of Antony ‘Tony’ Aris as its new sales director. Aris has worked in the catering equipment industry all his career and is an experienced director, manager and sales manager with an in-depth knowledge of the