Jestic and MKN agree distribution partnership for combi oven range

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Jestic will be responsible for growing national account business, while also holding UK stock to ensure instant availability to UK customers

Jestic Foodservice Solutions has agreed a deal with German manufacturer MKN to distribute their range of Combi Ovens in the UK. Working in tandem with the current MKN structure in the UK, the Jestic team will be specifically responsible for growing national account business, while also holding UK stock to ensure instant availability to UK customers when required.

“We are really excited to include the range of MKN combi ovens in our equipment portfolio and to be able to promote the brand via our experienced sales team,” says Steve Morris, sales director for Jestic, on the partnership.

“In addition to us being able to hold a UK inventory, our ability to support the products via our nationwide team of employed engineers means dealers and operators can now specify and buy MKN combi steamers with even greater confidence.”

Innovative products, fantastic customer service

From January 2021, a range of MKN combi ovens will be available at the Jestic test kitchen facilities in Paddock Wood and Manchester, whilst MKN will continue to offer test kitchen capacity at First Choice, who will continue as the UK parts distributor for the brand.

“Jestic is a company we have known for many years, not least from our shared values of supplying the very best, most innovative products and fantastic customer service,” says Martin Ubl, MKN – vice president sales & marketing.

“We are delighted to have established a sustainable collaboration for the UK market and are delighted that we can confidently embark on our journey with Jestic to further promote our ovens in the UK market”

Wayne Bennet, MKN – UK head of sales is equally enthused about the deal. “Jestic’s ability to promote MKN combi ovens to their network of dealers and chain accounts is really exciting for the brand. The UK MKN team will work closely with Jestic to increase awareness and availability of the ovens and make demonstration facilities far more accessible for the UK market. Myself and my team will continue to be here to support existing and future MKN customers to complement Jestic’s activity,” he says.

Further details:

For more information about the MKN products available from Jestic Foodservice Solutions please call 01892 831 960 or email info@jestic.co.uk