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CESA (the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association)

The Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA) represents over 190 companies who supply commercial catering equipment – from utensils to full kitchen schemes. Buying equipment and services from a CESA member gives you the security of working with people that will ensure you get professional advice and service.

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Carillion comment: CESA moves to protect members

15 January 2018

15 January 2017: “The liquidation of Carillion plc could have a huge impact on the foodservice equipment community,” Glenn Roberts, CESA chair, said today.   “CESA will be lobbying government and, at the earliest opportunity, we will discuss the matter with the administrator in order to try to minimise the negative effects on the supply chain. “Given the number of high profile projects that are at various stages of completion, the operational issues relating to existing contracts, and the equipment service...

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Gentle at the helm of CESA’s food machinery safety standards committee

10 January 2018

Vital European standards work will not be affected by Brexit Andy Gentle, who is Works Director at Hobart Manufacturing UK, has been appointed Chair of CESA’s BSI/MCE 3/5 committee – which, despite its cryptic name, does vital work in food machinery safety. The UK has been helping to write the European safety standards for food processing machines, such BS EN 453 on dough mixers, since 1989. The work is done through the BSI Standards committee BSI/MCE 3/5, which CESA helps...

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Connectivity at Hotelympia:

6 December 2017

CESA’s Connectivity Trail helps visitors connect; plus new Energy-Saving Equipment Guide Stand 4270, Hotelympia, ExCel London, 5-8 March 2018 At Hotelympia 2018 CESA has organised a Connectivity Trail, which will allow visitors to go straight to companies that offer ‘connected’ equipment, so they can find out more, direct from the experts.  CESA will also be publishing a new Energy-Saving Equipment Guide, with a handy list of ‘green’ appliances that are on show at Hotelympia. CESA has helped develop the new...

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The magnificent seven

23 November 2017

New members elected to CESA Council At the CESA AGM, held during the Conference last week, new members were elected to the Council. CESA is the voice of the catering equipment industry and the Council plays an active role in shaping legislation and implementing initiatives within the industry.

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Hotelympia: CESA initiatives promote business at the show

3 November 2017

Branding for catering equipment section and new app will help visitors and suppliers Hotelympia 2018 sees two initiatives developed by CESA to help foodservice operators and equipment suppliers make the most of the show’s potential. The equipment area at Hotelympia will have its own area – The Professional Kitchen Show – which CESA has helped the show organisers, Montgomery, to develop. “The branding better reflects the dynamism and innovation of the equipment sector,” says John Whitehouse, who is both vice...

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