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Welbilt Unveils New Product and Service Brand Logos

Welbilt, Inc., a leading global supplier of commercial foodservice equipment, will unveil new logos for its product and service brands at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show in Chicago, May 20—23. This change is part of Welbilt’s February announcement changing its corporate identity and branding. The new product logos reinforce Welbilt’s multi-brand approach and endorse […]

Convotherm Now Offers Ventless Cooking Models

Convotherm, a leading combi oven manufacturer, announced that 18 electric Convotherm 4 models are now UL Listed ventless. This achievement is yet another example of Convotherm taking the lead when it comes to innovation within the combi oven market. UL Listed ventless models of Convotherm combi ovens will provide multiple benefits to the operator, with […]

Electrolux Professional’s SpeeDelight Earns Top Prize

Electrolux Professional’s brand new high-speed cooking solution, SpeeDelight, has taken top prize at this year’s Plus X Awards, highlighting the manufacturer’s commitment to delivering innovative and accessible technologies for its customers. Launched in January 2017, SpeeDelight took home a total of two awards at the ceremony. As well as being given a Plus X Award […]

Packaging Survey: Continued Volume, Profit Growth

A new survey by the Foodservice Packaging Institute revealed strong industry growth and sales in 2016 and expected volume growth and profit expansion in 2017. “This year’s State of the Industry Survey forecasts a promising outlook for the foodservice packaging industry and our members,” says Lynn Dyer, president of the Foodservice Packaging Institute. Compiled from […]

Innovative VITO 80 Oil Filter System Headed to NRA

VITO oil filter systems is a market leader in portable oil filtration. The concept is simple: put VITO in the hot fryer, turn it on. VITO automatically filters the oil with no supervision needed. After 6 minutes the oil is clean and ready to use again. This saves the customer up to 50 percent of […]

Vulcan Introduces ENERGY STAR Certified Electric Fryer

Combining heavy duty performance and energy savings technology, Vulcan is proud to announce the launch of the CEF Countertop Electric Fryers, including the industry’s first ENERGY STAR certified countertop electric fryer. Driven by customer-back innovation and insights, the CEF fryers are built to meet the cooking demands of any commercial kitchen. Available in two sizes—the […]

FETCO Introduces New Easy, Small-Batch Coffee Brewing

FETCO, a pioneer of coffee extraction for the past 30 years, introduced new CBS-2121 Series Pourover Coffee Brewers to the marketplace. They’re the ideal solutions for small venues that need a way to offer their guests, employees or customers a fresh cup of coffee. These 0.5-gallon brewers are available for thermal and glass servers. Each […]

SICOM Systems, Inc. Acquires RTI

SICOM Systems, Inc., a leading best-of-breed provider of end-to-end solutions for quick service and fast casual restaurants, announced the acquisition of RTI, a leading technology provider for quick service and fast casual restaurants. RTI’s restaurant software solutions complement SICOM’s end-to-end technologies and will enable the company to expand its capacity, accelerate research and development and […]

3M Sheds Light on the Future with 34 New Additions

When it comes to brand recognition and the ability to grab the attention of new and returning customers, image is everything, no matter the scope or location of a company. These principles hold true in the sign industry, where one illuminated sign can be the difference between gaining or losing a client. To meet these […]

Unilever to Acquire Sir Kensington’s

Unilever announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Sir Kensington’s, a New York-based condiment maker. Sir Kensington’s is a mission-driven company and a pioneer and leader in condiments sold in the organic and natural marketplace. Having seen strong growth the past four years, the product line now includes award-winning mustard, ketchup, mayonnaise […]

MMF POS Launches Protective Payment Terminal Covers

In outdoor environments, it can be challenging to maintain and protect expensive POS peripherals and payment terminals in unpredictable weather. MMF POS has designed and developed a solution to protect these peripherals from exposure to rain, dirt, dust, snow and other harsh conditions for merchants with outdoor operations.  The new protective payment terminal covers from […]

Berry Plastics Changes Name to Berry Global

Berry Plastics Group, Inc. announced that it is changing its name to Berry Global Group, Inc. Common shares of the Company stock will continue to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BERY. In addition, Berry Plastics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Berry Plastics Group, Inc., will change its name […]

Globe Introduces Stock Pot Range

Globe Food Equipment Company introduced a new stock pot range to their gas cooking line during the 2017 NAFEM Show. With 100,000 BTUs Globe’s stock pot range is designed to quickly heat large pots of soup, pasta, sauce and other liquids. The stock pot has a lower height making it easier to lift large, heavy […]

Globe Adds 60 Inches of Cooking Surface to Griddle Line

Globe Food Equipment Company, Dayton, Ohio, announced the addition of a 60″ thermostatic unit to their gas countertop griddles. Designed to meet the needs of high-use kitchens, this unit offers five feet of griddle space with 5 zones of temperature control for cooking a variety of foods at the same time. The 60″ unit has […]

Mamoun’s Falafel to use Sous-Vide Across Locations

Mamoun’s Falafel, the oldest and largest Middle Eastern fast casual restaurant in North America, announced its new partnership with Cuisine Solutions, a worldwide leader in the sous-vide cooking method. Cuisine Solution’s sous-vide products are created by a team of award-winning chefs. This new partnership with Cuisine Solutions allows Mamoun’s standout menu items to be reproduced […]

5 Key Trends Impacting Supply Chains

HAVI, a global company innovating, optimizing and managing supply chains of leading brands in foodservice, has identified five foodservice industry trends for 2017 and beyond: Increasingly diversified consumer demand, an emphasis on homemade, traceability, sustainability, and technology such as mobile ordering apps. As consumers, we see the effect these trends are having on stores and […]

Increase the Value of Cooking Oil With Frontline International

Restaurants operate on thin profit margins. But compromising on quality or taste is never an option. Frontline International’s approach to Smart Oil Management includes custom oil filtration systems that allow owners and operators to get as much as 20 to 50 percent longer fry life than with unfiltered oil. The company’s Flexible Filter System is […]

Vulcan Introduces 8 New Products at NAFEM Show

Vulcan, the leading provider of commercial cooking equipment, debuted eight new products at this year’s North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers Show held on February 9—11 in Orlando, Florida. These new products, which were displayed as part of Vulcan’s comprehensive product portfolio, exemplify the spirit of innovation for which the Vulcan name has long […]