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If you’re a catering business that wants to get ahead in 2022, investing in outstanding food machinery such as vacuum packers and preparation tools is a no-brainer. With these pieces of equipment in your arsenal, you can become more efficient in the workplace, deliver more to your guests in less time and save yourself a



Food waste remains a significant problem for our planet. It consumes precious natural resources such as water and energy, wastes money unnecessarily and is the third-highest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world. When it comes to the UK food waste statistics, the numbers are shocking; “For every meal eaten in a UK restaurant, nearly



Creating an outstanding culinary experience for your guests should be your priority as a restaurant owner or manager. By using food preparation machinery, you can help ensure you’re preparing delicious meals that satisfy their taste buds and keep them coming back for more. But it’s not only your guests who will benefit. Food machinery can



In 2020, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) announced changes to the shelf life guidelines for vacuum and modified atmosphere packed chilled beef, lamb and pork. Businesses are now able to apply a shelf life of 13 days according to their existing food safety management procedures. This provides additional flexibility to businesses and customers, whilst protecting



Food waste is a growing concern for scientists, environments and governments across the globe due to the massive impact it has on the planet. According to the UN Food Index Report 2021; “The fact that substantial amounts of food are produced but not eaten by humans has substantial negative impacts: environmentally, socially and economically. Estimates



Starting a catering business from home is an excellent idea if you love cooking or you have an entrepreneurial spirit. With minimal costs or overheads, it’s easy to get started and provides a great way to generate an income from your passion. Here are the steps you’ll need to take if you want to launch



Equipping your travelling commercial kitchen such as a food trailer takes a great deal of planning. It must be efficient, safe, adhere to food standards and above all, ensure that the owner, chef and kitchen workers can complete their tasks effectively and efficiently. If you get it right, you’ll save precious time and money, increase



Space and efficiency are always key for food industry businesses and startups who want to generate profit. This is especially true during times of financial pressure such as the recent COVID crisis. By making key purchases with careful consideration first, you can help reduce your overheads, maximise your space, simplify your business and even nurture



Some food trends come and go. Others remain popular, inspiring us all to broaden our pallets, view our culinary choices with new eyes or even take a whole new approach to the eating experience. Over the past year or so of the pandemic, the emphasis has fallen on making healthier food choices so we can


By | September 1st, 2021 | Vacuum Packer

Starting a commercial food business is not cheap and you will need to be savvy with your budget to keep costs under control. Renting food machinery instead of buying can be a cost-effective way to lower your startup expenses. That said, buying food machinery can save you money in the long term, especially if the



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