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Counter supplier introduces free design and consultancy service for customers

Fri-Jado UK has introduced a consultancy service for the design of custom foodservice counters. The free-of-charge service is available to end-users, contractors, distributors and equipment concept specialists. Bespoke designs are based on a range of customer supplied parameters, including size, profile, interior configuration, lighting and accessories. Using the company’s proprietary ‘Configurator’ 3D modelling software, Fri-Jado’s

Costcutter to place more counter orders after hot food sales jump

Costcutter is planning to install new counters at more of its stores in the south-west after they drove an uptick in hot food sales. The convenience chain put a Fri-Jado counter into its Truro store and saw purchases grow more than two-fold after it was introduced. The store’s franchisee, Navaratnarajah Nimalesan, who operates four Costcutter

M&S to trial Wasabi counters in food halls

Marks & Spencer is to test fresh sushi counters in its food halls following a tie-up with UK restaurant chain Wasabi. The supermarket giant is aiming to improve its in-store experience with a touch of theatre and freshly-prepared products displayed in the latest counters. The counters will sell an extensive range of Wasabi’s products, with

Clever counter design boosts footfall for Mexican restaurant chain

A successful Mexican street food restaurant claims it is pulling in new punters thanks to its attention to detail over counter design. Panchos Burritos, which has restaurants in Liverpool, Leeds and Manchester, has an average weekly footfall of 5,000 customers between its three restaurants, but realised that dealing with volume and ensuring an intuitive customer

Victor opens giant catering equipment warehouse after running out of space

Catering equipment and bespoke counter specialist Victor Manufacturing has expanded its site in Bradford. The company has opened a new 11,000 square feet, three-tier warehouse, which it says will increase storage capacity and speed up customer order despatch times. Andrew Gibson, sales director at Victor Manufacturing, said: “The existing buildings had become full, limiting our

Moffat expands popular Versicarte counters with freewheeling mobile version

Catering equipment firm Moffat is expanding its popular Versicarte mobile counter range, with the launch of the new ‘pop-up’ models. The range of compact hot, cold and ambient mobile displays can be set up to serve specific types of food away from the main servery area, reducing bottlenecks, according to the manufacturers. It has worked

Pentland Wholesale promotes compact counters from Blizzard

Pentland Wholesale is now stocking a new range of compact gastronorm counters from Blizzard. Within the range there are counters with door or drawer options, counters with prep top, counters with granite worktop, and pizza prep counters with refrigerated top unit. The latest range comes with new design and features, such as enhanced aesthetics on door

Nuttalls revamps website to improve engagement with operators

The Alan Nuttall Partnership has launched a new website to help customers navigate its diverse range of services and solutions. Through www.nuttalls.co.uk, the company says that operators are not only able to find out about its array of counter and display solutions, but how its other divisions can help breathe new life into foodservice operations.