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TOP 10: Specialist food prep devices that will transform your kitchen ops

TOP 10: Specialist food prep devices that will transform your kitchen ops

Manual food prep work is part and parcel of kitchen life, but there’s also plenty of innovative equipment out there that can help to lighten the load. Here is FEJ’s pick of some of the most useful kit around at the moment. Simply click on each link to learn about the innovation and what sort

Middleby Corporation acquires food preparation equipment maker

The Middleby Corporation has snapped up Globe Food Equipment Company, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of commercial slicers and mixers. Based in Ohio, the company will add around $50m (£38m) in annual sales to Middleby’s top line if it maintains its current run-rate. Globe’s most recent move was to expand its line-up of electric sandwich grills with

Blizzard spins new range of planetary mixers for professional kitchens

Pentland Wholesale, the supplier of commercial refrigeration and catering equipment, has recently launched a new range of Blizzard planetary mixers to its cooking portfolio. The range is robustly built and designed for use in a professional kitchen. There are four sizes available within the range – 7L, 10L, 20L and 30L in terms of bowl

Takeaway kitchen so ‘deplorable’ that magistrate sends case to crown court

The “deplorable” state of a Lancashire takeaway’s kitchen has been deemed so severe that magistrates have sent the case to the crown court. Harvey’s in Kirkham, near Blackpool, was prosecuted by Fylde Council after health inspectors found food covered in weeks of mould and unfit for human consumption. The site’s owner Kasim Ali Ahmed was

Expanding bakery chain cites mixers as its magic ingredient

Fast-growing UK bakery chain, The Hummingbird Bakery, has described the difference that having access to high quality food preparation equipment makes to its business. The company, which is about to open its seventh UK site in Guildford, relies on the latest Hobart planetary mixers to create the authentic American-style cupcakes, layer cakes, brownies, pies and

FEM ready to roll with Sirman pizza dough equipment

FEM has launched the Sirman Pizza Dough Rollers to the UK catering market, which it insists will make light-work of preparing the perfect pizza dough. The Sirman Pizza Dough Rollers are practical and easy-to-use, making rolling out circles of dough to prepare pizza and speciality breads both simple and fast. To protect the characteristics of

New kit encourages cafés to let the juice loose

FEM launches new Proctor Silex by Hamilton Beach Commercial 66900-UK electric citrus juicer FEM has launched the new Proctor Silex 66900-UK electric citrus juicer by , which offers operators an appliance that provides freshly squeezed juice in seconds. The company insists the equipment provides an easy way for cafes and snack bars to encourage healthy

Supplier mixes it up with deal for school catering buyers

Foodservice importer and supplier, Linda Lewis Kitchens, has rolled out a special summer deal for buyers purchasing catering equipment for schools, colleges and universities. It is offering education customers that snap up an LLKPM20 mixer, which comes complete with stand and mincing attachment, a second optional stainless steel bowl for free. This represents a saving of

Metcalfe Edlund Titan Series Max Cut wins US Kitchen Innovation award

Metcalfe Catering Equipment’s Edlund Titan Series Max Cut has bagged a 2015 Kitchen Innovations Award, presented by America’s National Restaurant Association. The Titan Series Max Cut is an all-in one stainless steel dicer, wedger, corer and french fry cutter, designed to save time, money and valuable worktop space by replacing all the individual tools usually