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FEA (the Foodservice Equipment Association)

The Foodservice Equipment Association (FEA) represents over 200 companies who supply commercial catering equipment – from utensils to full kitchen schemes. Buying equipment and services from a FEA member gives you the security of working with people that will ensure you get professional advice and service.

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Hotelympia 2010 news: CESA’s new training and qualification projects set to raise standards.

4 December 2009

ExCeL debuts for professional accreditation scheme and open-source training project Stand N1660, London ExCeL, 28 Feb – 4 March 2010 Raising standards and professionalism throughout the foodservice industry is the focus on the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA) stand. In 2009 the Association launched CFSP, a new specialist qualification designed to give foodservice managers a better understanding of their industry. CFSP (Certified Foodservice Professional) is improving professionalism within the industry by creating a universally respected standard for knowledge and experience,...

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CESA Calls On Treasury To Act On Carbon Reduction Incentives

15 September 2009

After meeting with Treasury, Association says foodservice industry needs to work together to force government to take notice  CESA, the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association, had a meeting with officials from the Treasury on September 4th to discuss climate change and carbon reduction commitments. Glen Roberts, managing director of Gram UK, represented CESA and gave a presentation on the disconnection between the current level of incentives for buyers of equipment, the practical reality of the foodservice market, and the government’s stated...

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Save IT! Common sense saves cash and resources

8 September 2009

Resource-saving campaign from The Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA) and Oxford Brookes University Manufacturers are developing ever more energy efficient equipment, as well as looking at ways their designs can save on the use of other resources such as water. However, it’s not always necessary to buy new models to save energy – there are plenty of ways to minimise the consumption of resources on the equipment already installed in kitchens. CESA‘s ‘Save IT!’ campaign, which the Association runs in...

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CESA Stats deliver ‘invaluable, unbeatable’ insight into foodservice market

28 July 2009

Catering equipment suppliers are being invited to join a database that delivers vital sales information including trends, market growth and market share. "Business professionals are increasingly recognising the importance of accurate market figures, to be able to track their market share and forecast sales," says Keith Warren of the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA), which runs the CESASTATS service. "These figures are even more important during a recession. How else can you know how well you are doing and if...

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CESA launches Certified Foodservice Professional qualification programme

19 May 2009

New Qualification Will Deliver Professionalism Throughout The Foodservice Industry A new specialist qualification designed to give foodservice managers a better understanding of their industry has been launched by CESA, the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association. CFSP (Certified Foodservice Professional) will improve professionalism within the industry by creating a universally respected industry standard for knowledge and experience, says CESA.

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