Eloma‘s JOKER can be built in kitchen cupboards

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This is the ideal compact solution for ward kitchens in elderly homes, assisted living and child care foodservice operations

As one of the leading manufacturers of high-quality combi steamers, baking ovens and convection ovens Eloma adds a Built-in Edition to its compact JOKER offering.

All three cavity sizes – the JOKER 6-23, 6-43 and 6-11 with control on top and multi-eco condensation hood – can be integrated in standard kitchen cupboards with a minimum depth of 600 mm (JOKER 6-23) resp. 800 mm (JOKER 6-43 and JOKER 6-11).

This is the ideal compact solution for ward kitchens in elderly homes, assisted living and child care foodservice operations to provide professional meals and to work efficiently. When it comes to service and maintenance, Eloma develops practical solutions. The JOKER 6-23 built-in kit is equipped with heavy duty pull-out rails and a platform that allows the unit to be rotated to enable easy serviceability.

Pioneering spirit

Based in Maisach, Germany, as early as 1998, Eloma proved its pioneering spirit and courage when their JOKER was the first compact combi steamer to be introduced successfully to the global market. Since then, the Bavarian company has continuously developed this competence and has transferred tradition to the modern age with the launch of the new JOKER in 2020.

The width of only 52 cm, and Eloma’s core values reliability, quality and user-friendliness are obviously the pillar stones also of the new compact class. These however have been complemented by modularity, capacity, flexibility and design – as the four main highlights of the new JOKER. Meaning, Eloma does not provide the customer with a standard but offers modular options in the configuration. The customer decides what is needed, as one size does not fit all.

More information: www.eloma.com/en/the-new-joker/

About Eloma:

Eloma GmbH is a leading manufacturer of combi steamers, baking ovens and convection ovens for the professional field. Highest quality „100 per cent Made in Germany“ and ease of use are in the center of development to offer the best solution for all processes demanded from today’s kitchen. This was true when the company was founded in 1975 and will remain as part of the company’s philosophy. Eloma is a subsidiary of the international Ali Group and delivers to over 65 countries worldwide.

Further information at www.eloma.com.

About Ali Group:

Founded in 1963 by Luciano Berti, the Ali Group is an Italian corporation with headquarters located in Milan, Italy. The company, through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of commercial and institutional foodservice equipment used by major restaurant and hotel chains, independent restaurants, hospitals, schools, airports, correctional institutions and canteens.

The Ali Group and its 77 global brands employs over 10,000 people in 33 countries and, in terms of sales, is one of the world’s largest groups in this industry. It has 58 manufacturing facilities in 14 countries and sales and service subsidiaries throughout Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

For more information on Ali Group products and services, visit www.aligroup.com.

 

Alto-Shaam has entered into a new partnership agreement with Chrane Foodservice Solutions as its new manufacturer representative in Texas and Oklahoma

Chrane will promote Alto-Shaam’s full portfolio of commercial kitchen equipment, including its Vector® Multi-Cook ovens, Cook & Hold ovens, Combitherm® ovens, rotisserie ovens, heated holding solutions, QuickChiller™ blast chillers and more. The manufacturer representative will also host in-person and virtual ‘A Taste of Alto-Shaam’ events and demonstrations at its kitchens in Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston.

Alto-Shaam vice president of sales – central, Bill Groleau, said that Alto-Shaam and Chrane share values of innovation and service.

“Chrane is equally passionate about delivering the highest quality solutions,” Groleau said.  “United under a common goal, we look forward to partnering with Chrane to provide an exceptional experience for our shared customers. We are confident that our new partnership will help bring continued growth and success to both businesses, as we navigate and pivot to meet future industry needs in 2021 and beyond.”

Christopher East, principal and co-founder at Chrane Foodservice Solutions, said that Alto-Shaam is a proven industry leader with an exceptional focus on the customer experience.

“Their product line and tremendous factory support pre- and post-sale complement perfectly with Chrane’s targeted focus on the multi-unit, hospitality and education end-user segments,” East said. “We’re excited to take this world-renowned brand to the market knowing Alto-Shaam’s commitment to excellence.”

To locate a nearby manufacturer’s representative or dealer, visit www.alto-shaam.com/en/how-to-buy

Equipment manufacturer also ramps up further digital platforms to provide premium customer support

As part of the leading catering equipment manufacturers’ mission to support customers through the challenges of the pandemic, Welbilt UK has today announced that they have extended their complimentary 2 year parts warranty to April 2021.

Available with selected Convotherm, Merrychef and Crem* models, this generous warranty extension provides UK operators with a further 365 days of reassurance and operational piece of mind – factors which are critical to foodservice operators looking to invest in new equipment at this time.

“Whether a business is looking to invest in new equipment in order to satisfy increased takeaway demands, or an operator is looking to re-kit their kitchen during this period of lockdown in preparation for re-opening, the need for manufacturers to provide further added value and support on-top of top quality equipment is a must in these challenging times. It is for this very reason that we decided to extend our 2-year parts warranty offer, providing operators with further operational peace of mind which will take them through the course of this pandemic and beyond,” says Steve Hemsil, sales director – UK & Ireland, Welbilt.

Digital support

By extending the eligibility dates for this complimentary 1-year offer, warranties on orders delivered and invoiced between 1 June 2020 and 31 April 2021 will now be as follows:

  • Merrychef – 2-year Parts + 1-year Labour
  • Convotherm – 3-year Parts + 2-year Labour
  • Crem – 2-year Parts only (only applicable to coffee dispensing equipment)

As well as extending their parts warranty offer, Welbilt UK has also once again ramped up their digital support methods meaning operators and dealers can rack the brains of the Welbilt culinary, service and sales teams – teams who are currently dedicating the majority of their time to Welbilt UK’s valued network of customers, providing them with thorough one-to-one virtual support sessions which can be arranged via the phone, email or video call at the convenience of the customer.

Further details:

To find out more about Welbilt UK’s digital support methods, please visit www.welbilt.uk.

To find out more about Welbilt UK’s complimentary parts extension for Merrychef, Convotherm and Crem, please email service.uk@welbilt.com or call 01483 464 902

 

*T&C’s:

· Valid on orders placed from 1 June – 31 April 2021.

· Does not replace existing warranty packages.

· Covers all Convotherm + Merrychef appliances and all Crem coffee dispensing units (not valid on anything with a return to base warranty, such as grinders)

· Not valid in Ireland

· Parts only warranty extension

 

About Welbilt, Inc.

Welbilt, Inc. provides the world’s top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions. Our innovative products and solutions are powered by our deep knowledge, operator insights, and culinary expertise. Our portfolio of award-winning product brands includes Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Crem®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln™, Manitowoc® Ice, Merco®, Merrychef® and Multiplex®. These product brands are supported by two service brands: FitKitchen®, our fully-integrated kitchen systems brand, and KitchenCare®, our aftermarket parts and service brand. Headquartered in the Tampa Bay region of Florida and operating 20 manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, we sell through a global network of over 5,000 distributors and dealers in over 100 countries. We have approximately 4,800 employees and generated sales of $1.6 billion in 2019. For more information, visit www.welbilt.com.

The AstraZeneca vaccine can be stored in a safe, temperature secure way within the Hoshizaki range of Climate Class 4 rated or higher refrigerators

In line with the UK roll-out of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccination, leading commercial refrigeration and freezer manufacturer Hoshizaki has today issued a warning to the healthcare sector against using Climate Class 3 or lower rated refrigerators for vaccine storage purposes.

This is because unlike a commercial or climate class 4 or 5 refrigerator, a domestic, climate class 3 (or lower rated) refrigerator is unable to maintain a stable and safe storage temperature when the door of the appliance is opened multiple times a day.

Maintaining safe storage temperatures

“Given that designated AstraZeneca vaccination venues will be vaccinating patients countless times per day, the door of the refrigerator will in-turn need to be opened frequently in order for the vaccine to be retrieved on a patient-by-patient basis. A domestic, Climate Class 3 (or lower) rated refrigerator is simply not designed to be opened to this high level, and therefore will not be able to maintain safe storage temperatures for the vaccine.

It is therefore critical that designated vaccination venues use a commercial, Climate Class 4 or higher rated refrigerator for storing the AstraZeneca vaccine,” says Simon Frost, director, UK & Ireland.

“As a manufacture of commercial freezers and refrigerators, Hoshizaki feel it our responsibility to reinforce the industry about the importance of following these strict storage requirements. We are also currently prioritising enquires and orders made by healthcare venues,” says Frost.

“Due to the significant storage differences required for the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines, we would recommend a Hoshizaki refrigerator such as those within our new Gram Compact range, for the former, whilst for the Pfizer vaccine we would suggest a model from our BioLine models which are equipped to store vaccines at the required -70C temperature.”

No matter the model, healthcare professionals can be confident that the AstraZeneca vaccine will be stored in a safe, temperature secure way given that each refrigerator within the expansive Hoshizaki range is Climate Class 4 rated or higher. All Hoshizaki refrigerators also feature efficient air circulation systems meaning temperatures can quickly recover each time the door of the unit it opened.

For complete peace of mind, Hoshizaki refrigerators also feature temperature alarms and come with optional door locks.

Further details:

For more information on models within the Hoshizaki range, please visit here.

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

Helix Solutions Group was recognized as Rep of the Year; Luci McDuffie of United Community Bank was presented with the Supplier of the Year

LTI, Inc., a leading manufacturer of modular and custom serving counters, fabrication, and advanced serving technologies, was proud to honor Helix Solutions Group as Rep of the Year for 2020 and United Community Bank as Supplier of the Year. Helix Solutions Group was recognized as Rep of the Year for their extraordinary determination to succeed during a difficult year for the foodservice industry. The award was presented during a virtual ceremony in late December.

“Helix partners Neal Hix and Greg Oplinger were focused and dedicated. They developed some really creative approaches to continue to deliver success during 2020,” said Mike Purcell, LTI vice president of sales and marketing.

“They demonstrated an unparalleled resolve, helping their partners like LTI also persevere through these tough times.”

Commitment to success

Helix Solutions Group is an independent manufacturers’ rep group covering territory across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Michigan. The company was organized in 2018 and is based in Fairlawn, Ohio.

Luci McDuffie, commercial lender with United Community Bank, was presented with the Supplier of the Year award for her commitment to supporting LTI’s success, particularly amid the challenges of 2020.

“Beyond just partnering with us from a banking standpoint, Luci sought to truly understand our business and the difficulties we may have faced and to find ways to help us continue to thrive,” said Ben Casey, LTI’s president and CEO. “We’re grateful to be part of the local business community and proud to have this great financial partner along the way.”

Each year LTI recognizes a rep and supplier partner who demonstrate true partnership, creative engagement and a commitment to mutual success.

About LTI, Inc.:

LTI is a third-generation family owned and operated foodservice equipment manufacturer located in Jonesboro, Georgia. With an emphasis on solid engineering and innovative design,

LTI is an established leader in food serving solutions. Custom fabrication and counterwork combined with cutting-edge serving technologies give customers the solutions they need. LTI was founded in 1947 and continues its commitment of creating high-quality, American-made products built with superior craftsmanship. LTI is changing how food is served.

Learn more at www.lowtempind.com.

 

Pictured left to right: Neal Hix, partner at Helix Solutions Group; Ben Casey, LTI president and CEO; Mike Purcell, LTI VP of sales and marketing; and Greg Oplinger, partner at Helix Solutions Group

Available now, the new hands-free cold-water chiller and dispenser from Marco Beverage Systems eliminates hygiene concerns with touch-free design

Providing fresh, healthy drinking water, reducing the carbon footprints, and implementing visible hygiene and safety measures are some of the biggest considerations within the foodservice and facilities management industries today.

The new FRIIA hands-free cold-water chiller and dispenser is latest release from Marco Beverage Systems. FRIIA is the ideal solution for operators looking to replace bottled water with point-of-use systems, while still considering hygiene and design.

FRIIA is a stylish take on point-of-use water and commands the type of rentals that are typically seen with premium countertop machines. With a sleek, stylish, and space-saving aesthetic FRIIA is ideal for high end, design-oriented clients who also wish to provide a touch-free journey for their users or consumers.

FRIIA offers multiple formats – hot/cold/sparking – with all the key components under the counter and the only countertop element embodied in a slim brushed-metal font.

Eliminating hygiene concerns

While the existing models require a simple, single touch of a button, the new touch free version eliminates any hygiene concerns as it completely removes the single customer touchpoint.

The font is activated by a user holding their hand about 4 inches over the top. This means that the actual font is never touched. This also means that spillage or accidental overflow if a cup if left on under the font is not an issue.

FRIIA is another Marco Beverage Systems product with the defining characteristics of sleek design, precision control and energy-efficiency. Drinking water options for the workplace have changed dramatically in the past decade, as clients are rejecting plastic bottles, while frowning on touch points and the carbon footprint associated with 5-gallon water bottle delivery.FRIIA is up to 23% more energy-efficient than leading competitors and eliminates single-use plastic in any foodservice, OCS, vending or micro market application. In February 2020, FRIIA won the Energy Efficiency Innovation award at Food & Bev Live 2020.

FRIIA’s undercounter chiller incorporates aluminium block technology to chill incoming water by an average of 18˚F and operators have the option to choose whatever filtration system will work best for their specific location’s needs.

FRIIA hands-free is available to order now from Marco partners around the world. To find the Marco Distributor in your area, click here or contact info@marco.ie

Acquisition means Middleby can offer "a complete equipment solution" to craft beverage customers, pairing existing brands Ss Brewtech and Deutsche

The Middleby Corporation has announced the acquisition of Wild Goose Filling, a leader in the design, manufacture and service of specialty liquid filling systems and highly-engineered food and beverage packaging equipment, based in Louisville, Colo.

The company brands are Wild Goose, Inline Filling Systems and Meheen which together generate $35 million in annual revenues.

Industry-leading technology

“Wild Goose Filling is the domestic market leader in craft beverage filling and canning. The company has industry-leading technology serving the fast-growing craft beverage market which includes beer, seltzer, cold brew and kombucha, and is also well-positioned in other attractive niche markets,” said Tim FitzGerald, Middleby CEO.

“Middleby can now offer a complete equipment solution to our craft beverage customers when paired with existing brands Ss Brewtech and Deutsche.”

Further details:

Wild Goose Filling is known for innovating an advanced canning process which allows customers to minimize installation, set up and training costs while delivering a superior quality can integrity. The company has also designed innovative solutions to minimize dissolved oxygen in beverages and their solutions have given rise to the mobile canning industry. Research shows current markets trends are moving from bottled to canned beverages.

Inline Filling Systems, a brand of Wild Goose Filling and based in Venice, Fla., engineers complete liquid and food filling lines consisting of filling, capping and labeling equipment. The Wild Goose and Meheen brand beverage filling technology facilities are in Louisville, Colo.

More information on the company can be found at wildgoosefilling.com and fillers.com.

The Middleby Corporation is a global leader in the foodservice equipment industry. The company develops, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of equipment used in the commercial foodservice, food processing, and residential kitchen equipment industries.

The company’s leading equipment brands serving the commercial foodservice industry include Anets®, APW Wyott®, Bakers Pride®, Beech®, BKI®, Blodgett®, Blodgett Combi®, Blodgett Range®, Bloomfield®, Britannia®, Carter-Hoffmann®, Celfrost®, Concordia®, CookTek®, Crown®, CTX®, Desmon®, Deutsche Beverage®, Doyon®, Eswood®, EVO®, Firex®, Follett®, frifri®, Giga®, Globe®, Goldstein®, Holman®, Houno®, IMC®, Induc®, Ink Kegs®, Inline Filling Systems®, Jade®, JoeTap®, Josper®, L2F®, Lang®, Lincat®, MagiKitch’n®, Market Forge®, Marsal®, Meheen®, Middleby Marshall®, MPC®, Nieco®, Nu-Vu®, PerfectFry®, Pitco®, QualServ®, RAM®, Southbend®, Ss Brewtech®, Star®, Starline®, Sveba Dahlen®, Synesso®, Taylor®, Toastmaster®, TurboChef®, Ultrafryer®, Varimixer®, Wells® Wild Goose® and Wunder-Bar®. The company’s leading equipment brands serving the food processing industry include Alkar®, Armor Inox®, Auto-Bake®, Baker Thermal Solutions®, Burford®, Cozzini®, CVP Systems®, Danfotech®, Deutsche Process®, Drake®, Emico®, Glimek®, Hinds-Bock®, Maurer-Atmos®, MP Equipment®, M-TEK®, Pacproinc®, RapidPak®, Scanico®, Spooner Vicars®, Stewart Systems®, Thurne® and Ve.Ma.C.®. The company’s leading equipment brands serving the residential kitchen industry include AGA® AGA Cookshop®, Brava®, EVO®, Fired Earth®, Heartland®, La Cornue®, Leisure Sinks®, Lynx®, Marvel®, Mercury®, Rangemaster®, Rayburn®, Redfyre®, Sedona®, Stanley®, TurboChef®, U-Line® and Viking®.

For more information about The Middleby Corporation and the company brands, please visit www.middleby.com.

The Zhuhai Guangdong, China-based group is a leader in the design, manufacture and supply of counter top commercial foodservice equipment

The Middleby Corporation has announced the acquisition of Zhuhai Guangdong China-based United Foodservice Equipment Group. The company is a leader in the design, manufacture and supply of counter top commercial foodservice equipment with recent annual revenues of approximately $10 million.

“This strategic acquisition expands our capabilities in a key global location and high-demand market. We expect continued growth in Asia and this acquisition strengthens our capabilities to best serve customers in this region and worldwide,” said Tim FitzGerald, Middleby CEO.

“United brings an existing, well-known line of cooking equipment along with well-established design and manufacturing capabilities to Middleby. This complements our existing footprint while broadening our offerings in targeted growth markets.”

Respected brands

“We are excited to launch the recognized product line and respected brands of United through our Middleby partner channels in China,” said George Koether, Middleby Group president, East Asia and China.

“This addition allows us to immediately expand our offerings in China, while also accelerating new product introductions into this receptive market.”

Further details:

United has been designing and manufacturing counter top commercial foodservice equipment since 2001 under the brand name Thor. More information about the company can be found at www.unitedfoodserviceequipment.com.

The Middleby Corporation is a global leader in the foodservice equipment industry. The company develops, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of equipment used in the commercial foodservice, food processing, and residential kitchen equipment industries.

The company’s leading equipment brands serving the commercial foodservice industry include Anets®, APW Wyott®, Bakers Pride®, Beech®, BKI®, Blodgett®, Blodgett Combi®, Blodgett Range®, Bloomfield®, Britannia®, Carter-Hoffmann®, Celfrost®, Concordia®, CookTek®, Crown®, CTX®, Desmon®, Deutsche Beverage®, Doyon®, Eswood®, EVO®, Firex®, Follett®, frifri®, Giga®, Globe®, Goldstein®, Holman®, Houno®, IMC®, Induc®, Ink Kegs®, Inline Filling Systems®, Jade®, JoeTap®, Josper®, L2F®, Lang®, Lincat®, MagiKitch’n®, Market Forge®, Marsal®, Meheen®, Middleby Marshall®, MPC®, Nieco®, Nu-Vu®, PerfectFry®, Pitco®, QualServ®, RAM®, Southbend®, Ss Brewtech®, Star®, Starline®, Sveba Dahlen®, Synesso®, Taylor®, Toastmaster®, TurboChef®, Ultrafryer®, Varimixer®, Wells® Wild Goose® and Wunder-Bar®. The company’s leading equipment brands serving the food processing industry include Alkar®, Armor Inox®, Auto-Bake®, Baker Thermal Solutions®, Burford®, Cozzini®, CVP Systems®, Danfotech®, Deutsche Process®, Drake®, Emico®, Glimek®, Hinds-Bock®, Maurer-Atmos®, MP Equipment®, M-TEK®, Pacproinc®, RapidPak®, Scanico®, Spooner Vicars®, Stewart Systems®, Thurne® and Ve.Ma.C.®. The company’s leading equipment brands serving the residential kitchen industry include AGA® AGA Cookshop®, Brava®, EVO®, Fired Earth®, Heartland®, La Cornue®, Leisure Sinks®, Lynx®, Marvel®, Mercury®, Rangemaster®, Rayburn®, Redfyre®, Sedona®, Stanley®, TurboChef®, Thor®, U-Line® and Viking®.

For more information about The Middleby Corporation and the company brands, please visit www.middleby.com.

Mechline Developments' HyGenikx air and surface sanitisation system can prolong the shelf-life of perishable fresh food by an average of 58%

It looks like the UK may be heading towards a no deal Brexit, but even if some kind of deal can be brokered – disruption at our ports looks certain and concerns about delays and a shortage of food imports from suppliers on the continent are growing.

The situation is putting pressure on operators to get the most from existing food stocks, rather than waiting for supplies to run low and replenishing with next day deliveries as is normal. However, with that, comes the issue of extending the shelf life of fresh fruit and vegetables to maximise their life and avoid wastage.

A recent independent test, commissioned by Mechline Developments, has highlighted how the company’s HyGenikx air and surface sanitisation system can prolong the shelf-life of perishable fresh food by an average of 58% (approximately 7.5 days)—with some produce proving to last as much as 150% longer.

Covid-secure measures

“HyGenikx has already proved its worth to a wide variety of operators in this most challenging of years – as the technology in the wall-mounted system proactively kills bacteria and viruses 24/7, including Coronaviruses, and has been a crucial part of Covid-secure measures in hospitality venues across the country,” says Mechline marketing manager Kristian Roberts.

“Now, as a no deal Brexit looms and delays of fruit and vegetable imports from Europe are anticipated, operators with HyGenikx can be boosted by an independent study that shows how HyGenikx can also significantly prolong the shelf life and quality of perishable fresh produce by an average of 58%. The result is less food waste, ongoing cost savings and peace of mind for operators as they can purchase greater amounts when product is available, safe in the knowledge it will last until required.”

The independent study was carried out by ALS Life Sciences Europe with the aim of assessing the ability of HyGenikx to prolong the shelf life of produce stored in a cold room and to improve environmental conditions. The results of the study showed an increase in the shelf life of all 11 products trialled, with the highest three increases recorded being Strawberries, with +150% (+9 days), Chestnut Mushrooms, with +107.1% (+15 days) and Grapes with a twofold increase (+12 days).

The ideal complement

Leading restaurateurs including Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL, owner of Café Spice Namaste have also been keen to praise the benefits of HyGenikx. “I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend HyGenikx to other foodservice or hospitality businesses as it is the ideal complement to manual cleaning. It helps to protect customers and staff and extends the shelf life of fresh produce,” he says.

HyGenikx models start from as little as £289, require no training to use and no costly installation as they simply plug into a standard socket and consume very little energy, requiring only 9-13 watts. The HyGenikx range has models to suit every application, from cold rooms, food preparation areas and front of house, to washrooms, refuse areas and beyond.

Further details:

For further information on HyGenikx please go to www.mechline.com/hgx

About Mechline

Mechline Developments is a UK leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for the foodservice and hospitality industry. Having started life in 1984 as a commercial kitchen equipment service and installation company, in 1988 we developed our first patented product (QuickLink) – a quick disconnect system for catering sinks that allows for easy cleaning. Since then we have focussed on building a portfolio of innovative and unique products for the foodservice industry and more recently a range of products for the waste and facilities management sectors.

Mechline works to be the authority and market leader on products engineered to address common issues in the foodservices and environmental sectors – whether it’s in function, design or operational ease-of-use. The combination of experience and know-how ensures that each range we offer (including GreasePak, BaSix, AquaTechnix and more) has a unique feature or characteristic that simplifies the catering professionals work environment and helps operators to maintain good practice for hygiene in commercial kitchens.

Commercially, Mechline has developed a strong distribution network throughout the UK and Ireland via food service equipment distributors, dealers, project contractors and service companies and are now looking expand this network internationally. We strive to distribute and market products that provide innovation and value for our customers, promoting best practices in commercial food service facilities, operational benefits, quality and safety.

About HyGenikx

The technology within HyGenikx is proven to inactivate viruses, including coronaviruses, by using a unique combination of UVC, PCO and trace ozone to destroy these microorganisms. Studies have shown that this technology is effective against SARS-CoV, a virus from the same family as the current, COVID-19, coronavirus strain (SARS-CoV-2). It works by damaging the genetic material of viruses so that they can no longer function or reproduce, rendering them harmless. The HyGenikx technology has also been shown to significantly reduce the presence of MS-2 coliphage (a surrogate for Norovirus) both in the air and on surfaces. MS-2 is a non-enveloped virus that is more difficult to eradicate than lipid-enveloped coronaviruses, such as SARS-CoV-2.

For more information about the ALS HyGenikx study visit:
https://www.mechline.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/HyGenikx-Success-Story_-Testing-_-SHELF-LIFE.pdf