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Monthly Archives - August 2018

Microwave ovens: a brief history

If you work in the foodservice industry and rely on rapid cooking technology, you’ll be used to simply popping your food into a microwave oven, pressing a couple of buttons and watching as it magically undertakes the cooking process perfectly. We do the same at home - it’s culinary convenience that’s tough to match, but have you ever wondered where the microwave oven came from? There’s some ingenious technology and ideas going on behind the scenes when you press that ‘go’ [...]

The importance of Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM)

If you work in the foodservice industry, there’s nothing worse than a key piece of equipment in the kitchen breaking down - mainly because you just know it’ll do it at the worst possible time. This is particularly the case with accelerated cooking and microwave technology; so important are such devices when it comes to maintaining high levels of service, that any issues with reliability and performance can have a direct impact on the bottom line. Thankfully, there’s something called Planned [...]