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Commercial Kitchen Top Stands to Visit (G-Q)

Commercial Kitchen Top Stands to Visit (G-Q)

Glen Dimplex Professional Appliances Stand C30 Visitors to the Glen Dimplex Professional Appliances stand will have the opportunity to see the new British-manufactured Titan induction range cooker. The stand will also feature the Lec Commercial refrigerated prep counter, available in multiple sizes and formats. Where front-of-house equipment is concerned, attendees will also have the chance

Middleby Group adamant that 4% sales drop is a blip

Like-for-like foodservice equipment sales at Middleby Group tumbled 4% during the first quarter, but the company insisted it has an “active pipeline” of new product opportunities that will ensure it quickly bounces back. The US-based giant’s Commercial Foodservice Equipment Group, which houses all its catering equipment brands, saw global Q1 sales reach $312m (£241m) during

Fryer suppliers deny healthy eating culture is driving down kit sales

Suppliers of commercial fryers insist business is still brisk in their part of the market despite greater scrutiny on healthy eating leading some to suggest that operators could be inclined to turn their back on fried food.   Growing awareness around better diets and the issue of obesity is well-documented, with many foodservice operators –

Industry Q&A: Manitowoc’s man with a plan

Manitowoc Foodservice recently became a standalone company publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Ahead of ringing the opening bell at the NYSE to mark the occasion, CEO Hubertus Muehlhaeuser was in London, where he sat with FEJ editor, Andrew Seymour, to discuss a wide range of topics, including the changing buying habits of

Industry ‘ripe enough’ for a global catering equipment leader to emerge

The CEO of Manitowoc believes there is room for a “globally-strong” foodservice equipment player to emerge from the handful of large groups that currently dominate the industry, and suggests the supplier side of the market will undergo further extensive consolidation. Hubertus Muehlhaeuser, who has just presided over Manitowoc Foodservice’s successful public listing as a standalone