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Commercial kitchen
September 20th, 2021
Questions You Should Ask When Renting a Commercial Kitchen

Committing to a commercial kitchen rental for your food business is a big step and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Kitchen space is the foundation of your food production organisation and finding the perfect kitchen to rent can sky-rocket your success. The first few steps in renting your commercial space will be among the […]

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Chef preparing food next to two boiling cooking pans
September 14th, 2021
The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Kitchen Rules & Regulations

How Important are Commercial Kitchen Regulations? When it comes to running a commercial catering kitchen, there are a number of important rules and UK commercial kitchen regulations to follow to ensure your kitchen is safe and sanitary and of course practical. Complying with legislation is very important and guarantees that you won’t wind up with a […]

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Preparing fresh foods
August 12th, 2021
How Changing Market Conditions Can Affect Your Food Business

​​One of the things that make the foodservice industry so exciting is its constantly changing and evolving nature. The arrival of a global pandemic and officially leaving the European Union has ensured that change was in no short supply over the past year and a half. But, how can changing market conditions affect your food […]

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Kitchen staff preparing food
August 4th, 2021
The Importance of Food Safety Training in Catering Kitchens

Catering kitchens are hot, busy and very demanding environments. Gas, naked flames, hot surfaces, heavy objects, slippery floors and many more risks are present in a commercial kitchen.  As well as kitchen hazards, food hygiene is of paramount importance in a catering kitchen. Unsafe food is responsible for many diseases, with a massive 30% of […]

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July 19th, 2021
Commercial Kitchen Advice; Food Storage Safety Tips

From street pop-ups to food trucks, restaurants and start-ups, food safety and hygiene should be the top priority for any catering and food industry business. Failure to comply with guidelines can have serious implications and consequences, and if repeat offenders fail to act on their warnings, can result in a close of business. To ensure […]

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Street food truck
July 17th, 2021
Kick-Start Your Vegan Street Food Business with a Dark Kitchen

​​In recent years vegan street food and food trucks have become one of the hottest trends on the market, with customers travelling from miles around to get a taste of the latest pop-up kitchen and develop a taste for the latest vegan foodie craze. Since COVID-19, food lovers with an entrepreneurial flair and a palate […]

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July 8th, 2021
Organising a Modular Cold Room: Make the Most of Your Space

Organisation is second nature for some of us, while for some of us it takes time, effort and a whole lot of perseverance. It’s well known that keeping yourself and the environment around you has its benefits, especially in the workplace, such as increased productivity, decreased stress levels and heightened efficiency. This is no different […]

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June 21st, 2021
Hacks to Slice Your Commercial Kitchen Energy Consumption

Society has become more conscious of the danger that our wonderful planet is facing. The population is also more willing to make behavioural changes to tackle this problem. From ditching single-use plastic to cycling to work instead of taking the car, every change counts! While making personal changes is crucial, the biggest impact happens in […]

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Fresh vegetables in a wooden basket
June 11th, 2021
Fresh Trends for Sustainable Food Businesses

Food sustainability has never been as important and under as much scrutiny as it is today. The global food system is under increasing pressure from the concerns over climate change, feeding a growing population and the COVID-19 pandemic highlighting the need for a resilient and sustainable food system. Food production is responsible for one-quarter of […]

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