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App gives kitchen bosses no excuse to forget filter changes

App gives kitchen bosses no excuse to forget filter changes

Operators that regularly forget to change their water filters may never have to worry again after BRITA Professional launched a new FilterManager app that provides an alert when a filter switch is approaching. Available for BRITA’s PURITY and PURITY C filters, the app is designed to help operators plan for filter exchanges and ensure that

Steve Loughton confirmed as new UK boss of Hoshizaki Gram

Industry stalwart Steve Loughton will take the reins at Hoshizaki UK from January 2017, it has been confirmed. Mr Loughton will step into the hotseat vacated by Glenn Roberts, who will be taking on a new role at BRITA Professional. The move comes as Hoshizaki and Gram UK prepare to operate under the integrated ‘Hoshizaki’

ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: How do you convince chefs to care about water treatment?

New research shows that almost 60% of professional chefs consider their understanding of water treatment to be poor or average, exposing a serious knowledge gap that could be hugely detrimental to an operator’s bottom line. With that in mind, Foodservice Equipment Journal, in association with BRITA Professional, got together with leading chefs and industry experts

Kitchens hampered by lack of knowledge around water treatment

Commercial kitchens in the UK are being undermined by the fact that a startling number of professional chefs lack knowledge around water treatment, research suggests. A poll conducted by The Craft Guild of Chefs and BRITA Professional showed that over half of professional chefs (59%) consider their knowledge of water treatment to be poor or

BRITA bags contract to supply 6,000 filters to buying consortium

BRITA Professional has announced that it has won the contract to supply over 6,000 of its Purity C filters annually to The Cover Group, a UK-wide buying consortium comprised of 18 independent vending operators. The three-year contract will see the company provide its Purity C150, C300 and C500 filters. The filters will be installed on

Three types of coffee shop customer, reveals BRITA study

Coffee shop customers can broadly be categorised into three types — ‘Shoppers’ ‘Take-a-breakers’ and ‘Socialisers’— a new report released today claims. The coffee shop sector continues to be one of the fastest growing areas of the UK foodservice scene, but operators are being warned they risk getting left behind if they fail to keep up

BRITA puts up cash for Coffee Master challenge

BRITA Professional is challenging visitors to this year’s London Coffee Festival to take part in a special ‘Coffee Masters’ battle. The on-stand challenge, which mirrors the ‘cupping’ discipline of the Coffee Masters, will see visitors taste four coffees and attempt to identify them correctly within a strict time limit. With only memory and taste to

SRA adds equipment supplier to sustainable listing

BRITA Professional has become a Sustainable Restaurant Association ‘Food Made Good’ Supplier, providing an endorsement of its all-round commitment to sustainability. The approved status allows BRITA Professional to carry the Sustainable Restaurant Association’s Food Made Good stamp, meaning that accredited operators have peace of mind that BRITA Professional products and services will help them meet

Convotherm unveils free filter offer after BRITA tie-up

Manitowoc Foodservice has teamed up with BRITA Professional to ensure the water entering its Convotherm 4 combi steamers is of the highest quality. The manufacturer said the agreement means it can now offer a BRITA filter with all Convotherm 4 models at no extra charge. The free offer is only available until the end of

Roundtable debate: How important is water filtration for commercial kitchens?

Any caterer or foodservice operator with a combination oven installed in their kitchen will, in all likelihood, regard it as integral to their daily operation. But how many understand the true role that water filtration solutions play in keeping these appliances functioning properly — and more importantly the consequences of failing to maintain them? Foodservice