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STATE OF THE NATION 2018: The top 10 largest catering equipment manufacturers operating in the UK today

STATE OF THE NATION 2018: The top 10 largest catering equipment manufacturers operating in the UK today

Annual FEJ report maps the growth of the market’s largest catering equipment groups and brands over the past seven years, valuing their combined sales at £620.52m last year

IN FOCUS: 8 catering equipment manufacturers reducing their carbon footprint

Catering equipment manufacturers are a much greener bunch these days, with many of the world’s top brands working hard to minimise the environmental impact of their activities. Here’s our pick of eight players that have made significant gains when it comes to offsetting carbon emissions.  1. True Refrigration A recent large-scale project at True Refrigeration

Catering equipment suppliers demand answers after document exposes Brexit product hurdles

An EU Commission document detailing the impact of Brexit on manufacturers, suppliers and importers operating in the UK “does not make easy reading” for the catering equipment industry, it has been claimed. The guide seeks to provide an overview of possible implications in terms of product legislation, but the complexity of the issues that it

A CREATIVE KITCHEN: The full story behind the Jamie Oliver Group’s search for the ultimate ‘showpiece’ kitchen

There are not many occasions where you would expect to walk through the doors of a corporate office and find yourself encountering an all-singing, all dancing bespoke Charvet cooking suite. But then again there are not many organisations like the Jamie Oliver Group. When the business moved into a brand new office space close to

Kitchen service firm appoints exec to oversee ‘manufacturer relations’

Kitchen repair and maintenance specialist McFarlane Telfer (McFT) has appointed an account manager to specifically oversee manufacturer relations. Dan Smallbone will take charge of McFT’s performance and outcomes, particularly in relation to service and warranty contracts.  The company has recently been selected as the warranty partner for Counterline, the Liverpool-based high-end servery counter specialists. This

MKN’s Stuart Long leaves the industry after 35 years

MKN stalwart Stuart Long is preparing to clear his desk and sail off into the sunset today as he retires from an industry that he has been part of for 35 years. Mr Long has spent the last 23 of those years on the catering equipment side of the business, most recently serving as MKN’s

BBC business presenter to keep the conversation flowing at industry conference

BBC business presenter Steph McGovern is to facilitate this year’s CESA Conference at the DeVere Wokefield Estate near Reading, the trade body has confirmed. It will be the second year running that McGovern has chaired the conference, which attracts all the leading catering equipment manufacturers in the UK. The award-winning broadcaster and TV presenter will

Maidaid expands HQ to keep market stocked with dishwashers

Warewashing manufacturer Maidaid Halcyon has extended its warehouse in a move that will allow it to hold a wider assortment of machines for the market. The company took the decision to expand its current stock-holding facility in a bid to keep up with increased demand and ensure it doesn’t run out of its most popular

Meiko bosses cheer landmark that leaves it in the minority

Meiko has described its pride at reaching 90 years in business – a feat that it claims puts it among just a few percent of companies. The Germany-based warewashing manufacturer celebrates the landmark this year and, according to CEO Dr Stefan Scheringer, its longevity is a huge achievement. “The average age of a German company