Refrigeration specialist, Adande, has announced a two pronged investment programme to grow its two key areas of business expertise. The company is committing equity funds to develop further global growth for its insulated drawer products, which are established as market leading refrigeration technology in the UK. Adande, together with its consortium partners, will also invest over £4 million in the further development of Aircell technology, which has been designed to improve the energy efficiency and operational performance of open front, refrigerated multi deck retail display cabinets. In addition to supporting business growth, the investment programmes will create additional job opportunities at the company’s Lowestoft factory and amongst trading partners.
Dr Catarina Marques, Research & Development Manager at Lowestoft based refrigeration specialist, Adande, and a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate at London South Bank University was one of five winners in the Business Leader of the Future category at this year’s prestigious KTP Awards. Catarina received the award at a special ceremony held at the Old Billingsgate on 10 November 2015. The event was attended by over 400 leading figures from the world of academia and innovation, as well as UK investors and international delegations visiting London for Innovate 2015.
Dr Catarina Marques is Research & Development Manager at Lowestoft based Adande® Refrigeration and is also a Knowledge Transfer Partnership Associate at London South Bank University. She is a graduate in Food Science and Engineering at the Polytechnic of Coimbra in her native Portugal. Catarina has recently presented a paper on minimising food moisture loss in professional cabinets at the 24th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration in Yokohama, Japan. The congress also held a debate on the cold chain, food quality and food safety. Catarina examines the issues relating to the refrigerated display of food to go in the grocery sector.
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After achieving Smartlabel in 2013, Adande Matchbox Hydrocarbon is awarded the status in 2015 & will appear in the prestigious Innovation Zone at Fieramilano in October
Adande were proud to attend the, Insider Media Made in the UK Awards 2015, after their success in the regional heats. The Awards celebrate the very best in the UK manufacturing industry and are held in association with UK Trade & Investment
In a joint venture, Adande® and Gamble Retail Solutions have supplied a hot foodservice ‘profit pod’ to HKS Retail Ltd’s forecourt store at a BP filling station in Leicester. The installation is part of the retailer’s new concept aimed at delivering fast service for hot food to go, including freshly baked pizzas, hot filled rolls, pastries, muffins, bagels, breakfast items and chips, as well as hot and cold drinks.
Adande Chairman, Nigel Bell, looks at the implications for refrigerated retail display equipment manufacturers, of the European Commission’s draft regulations for mandatory energy labels on supermarket cabinets.
Adande®, in partnership with National Facilities Management, has supplied refrigerated drawer systems to Young’s pub, The Castle in Tooting Broadway, south west London. Located on the high street, this local has been part of the Young’s Brewery pub company since 1832 and underwent a contemporary refurbishment in 2014.
Adande were proud to attend the UK’s leading regional business-to-business media company, Insider Media’s Made in East and Central England Awards 2015, on 1 June 2015, celebrating the very best in the region's manufacturing industry.