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Pre-delivery microwave customisation takes the guesswork out of chain kitchens

Pre-delivery microwave customisation takes the guesswork out of chain kitchens

Chain giants such as Nando’s, Casual Dining Group and Costa Coffee are benefitting from pre-programmed and fully customised Sharp microwaves thanks to a partnership between UK supplier RH Hall and Bunzl Lockhart Catering Equipment. Lockhart serves a number of national chains and has worked closely with RH Hall, the exclusive Sharp commercial microwave agent in

Lockhart owner enters fragmented French catering equipment market

Lockhart Catering Equipment’s owner Bunzl has made a binding offer to acquire a collection of businesses that will expand its presence in the French catering supplies market. The company is set to take over Comptoir de Bretagne and Générale Collectivités, which both distribute light catering equipment and tableware to a “fragmented” customer base that includes

Lockhart demo kitchen opens in centre of London

Lockhart has officially announced the launch of a new ‘Innovation Centre’ in the heart of London, which it will use to provide customers with an insight to the latest catering equipment trends. The centre will be used to bring “innovation and inspiration” to the preparation and presentation of food, according to the company. Located on

Glenn Roberts comments on new senior role at trade body

Glenn Roberts has spoken of his desire to see the industry work towards building a more sustainable future after his appointment as the new vice chair of the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA). The Hoshizaki Gram chief takes over from Steve Elliott, who was forced to resign from the CESA council after leaving his post

Lockhart owner expands global catering equipment business

UK distribution and outsourcing giant Bunzl has expanded its global catering equipment business with the acquisition of two dealers in Australia. The company, which owns Lockhart Catering Equipment in the UK, has purchased the business and assets of Cater Plus, trading as Bidvest Hospitality Supplies, based in Adelaide, and of Delta Hospitality, based in Brisbane.

Lockhart creates strategic supplier programme

Lockhart Catering Equipment is promising to dedicate more time and resources to its core suppliers courtesy of a new partner programme it has created, Foodservice Equipment Journal can reveal. The company will use its Strategic Supplier Partner Programme to drive closer links with its top suppliers and ensure sales staff are fully versed on their

App turns 2D kitchen designs into virtual reality

An app that instantly converts standard 2D kitchen designs into fully interactive 3D models was this week unveiled by the project arm of Lockhart Catering Equipment. Operators visiting the Catering Design Services stand at Lockhart’s Manchester supplier and customer event were given an early glimpse of the technology, which the company says is the first

EXCLUSIVE: Lockhart vows to shake up market with premium Crème line

Lockhart Catering Equipment has vowed to shake up the UK market after unveiling arguably the most significant range of own-label tableware in its history. Staff at the company were given their first glimpse of the new premium line last night, ahead of a direct mail and marketing campaign set to roll out later this month.