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16 January 2020| News, Product Launches
Hoshizaki introduce the industry’s first hydrocarbon crescent ice maker: the KMD-210AB-HC

Since developing the industry’s first hydrocarbon ice cuber back in 2014, Hoshizaki has continued to expand its hydrocarbon ice maker range in order to encourage operators to go greener. Now with the launch of the KMD-210AB-HC, environmentally conscious operators that are specifically looking to serve crescent shaped ice have the perfect option as Simon Frost,...

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29 November 2019| Awards, News
Hoshizaki UK wins the ‘Heavy Equipment’ category at the 2019 Catering Insight Awards

We are thrilled to announce that Hoshizaki UK has  won the ‘Heavy Equipment’ category at the 2019 Catering Insight Awards. Voted for by UK dealers, this prestigious accolade was awarded to Hoshizaki UK for the development of innovative heavy duty appliances such as the recently launched GA 950: a top-of-the-range 3-in-1 refrigerator/freezer/prover. This all-in-one product significantly reduces...

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18 September 2019| News
Hoshizaki UK’s Technical Manager appointed Fellow of the IoR

Stuart Kayes, Technical Manager for Hoshizaki UK has been appointed Fellow for the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR)– the highest level of membership which is selectively granted to leaders within the refrigeration industry.  Having worked within the refrigeration sector for over 25 years, 15 of which has been with global refrigeration and ice maker suppliers, Hoshizaki,...

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23 August 2019| News
Hoshizaki UK become an Altius accredited vendor

Hoshizaki UK, manufacturers of the pioneering Gram and Snowflake refrigeration and ice machine ranges, has announced that they have become an Altius accredited vendor. Altius, experts in supply chain, assurance and compliance, carried out a series of vigorous independent assessments before granting Hoshizaki UK with verified vendor accreditation. This prestigious accreditation recognises Hoshizaki UK to...

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22 July 2019| News
Cool as Ice

Cocktails come in countless variations. Yet there is one ingredient that unites them... ice. Mads Voorhoeve, founder of the European Bartender school and Entree’s Best Bartender 2018, and Paul Swaen, director of ice maker specialist Hoshizaki, share their tips on how to use ice properly. Source: Iris Kranenburg - Entree magazine - July/August 2019 Swaen:...

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04 July 2019| News, Sustainability
Hoshizaki provides guidance on latest legislation

Hoshizaki has issued guidance on the upcoming legislative changes, which Simon Frost, Director UK & Ireland, describes as the “the largest change in living memory within the commercial refrigeration sector.” The majority of upcoming legislative changes within the commercial refrigeration centre around sustainability, protecting our environment and minimising global warming impact. For example, from 2020,...

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25 March 2019| News, Sustainability
Refrigeration and freezing: rules are being adjusted

Refrigeration and freezing are subject to regulation. This often relates to the refrigerants used. That is well known. But these rules will tighten and will undergo adjustments in the coming years. But what will actually happen? These relate, among other things, to the refrigerants used. Most installations are equipped with synthetic refrigerants: (H)CFCs, HFOs, HFCs,...

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19 February 2018| News, Product Launches
Hoshizaki Ice & Refrigeration BIM objects now available on Specifi

Hoshizaki Europe B.V. and Specifi® have entered into a partnership to provide consultants, specifiers and equipment suppliers world-wide with access to our complete digital product catalogue. Information will include product specification, full pricing in a range of currencies and a complete library of 3D BIM compliant, FCSI standard blocks. Through the Specifi®digital platform customers can...

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02 February 2018| Events
Gram Superior Plus wins the refrigeration category at The Caterer Product Excellence Awards

Gram’s Superior Plus has once again come out on top, winning the Refrigeration award at the Caterer Product Excellence Awards. With the goal of ‘recognising excellence and innovation in food, drink and equipment products’, the categories ranged from Bakery right through to Workwear and Uniforms, aiming to ‘encapsulate the creativity and originality’ across the board....

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02 February 2018| News
Uwe Reimer appointed Deputy Sales Director EMEA

We hereby like to announce that Uwe Reimer has been appointed Deputy Sales Director EMEA at Hoshizaki Europe B.V. effective from the 1st of January 2018. Uwe will continue to report to Akira Ogushi, Sales Director EMEA. After nearly 14 years as Managing Director at Gram Nederland, Hoshizaki B.V. is delighted to welcome Uwe into the head office in Amsterdam, and are...

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02 February 2018| Events
Hoshizaki gets ready for Hotelympia 2018

In just over a month the UK's market leading hospitality and foodservice event is set to take place at Excel, London. Hotelympia brings thousands of business and buyers together to champion one of the UK’s most vibrant industries. “In March 2018, Hotelympia returns with four brand new shows, providing a platform for restaurants, hotels, pubs,...

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11 August 2017| Awards
We Celebrate!

We are thrilled to announce that Gram Commercial’s Superior Plus K72G has won the prestigious ProCold ‘Award for Europe’s Best Products’ in the Vertical Chilled Storage Cabinet category. The ProCold product competition recognizes the most energy efficient refrigeration appliances with climate friendly refrigerants in Europe. Winners were confirmed through independent laboratory tests according to the...

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