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The Connected Kitchen: CESA to shine spotlight on implications and potential

The connected kitchen is developing a huge buzz in the industry. At the recent CESA CEDA Technical Conference (October 11, The Nottingham Belfry) the issue raised excited discussion about its potential to increase operator efficiency and drive down costs.

The CESA Conference 2017 puts the connected kitchen under the spotlight. As well as considering the technological possibilities, the conference will look at its impact on the supply chain. Specifically, it will cover the implications of the connected kitchen in terms of how suppliers receive, interpret and collate data – and how that will push the development of the supply chain into a value chain.

In addition, delegates can attend a special business breakfast that looks at the opportunities presented by the connected kitchen, and the strategies companies need to implement to keep abreast of developments.


Catering equipment suppliers express worries in post-Brexit business barometer

CESA survey underlines industry concerns: warnings of risk of talking up recession

The latest CESA Business Barometer shows that catering equipment suppliers are deeply concerned about the future.  Nearly two thirds of respondents think the overall economy will not perform as well in the next few months, though only 38% thought their own company’s sales would drop.  In the three months leading up to Brexit, over half said turnover was up.  However, over 80% expect it to remain the same or drop in the coming months, compared to last year.