Tag Archives: CESA

Keith Warren: director of the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association

AS THE economy improves, growing sales are causing problems across the supply chain because of short term ordering. After years of recession, manufacturers, suppliers and distributors have reduced their stockholding. The supply chain will need to recognise this at all levels and it will need to work together to overcome this problem – next day…
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Money to burn

ENERGY COSTS for UK caterers could rise by 20% to over £920m by 2020, so why are they wasting so much?                      The Carbon Trust has revealed that caterers could save 3p per meal on energy as it launches a Cut Costs and Carbon Calculator (first…
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CESA and CEDA join to meet sustainability challenges

THE TWO leading trade associations representing catering equipment manufacturers and distributors have announced plans to work more closely together to drive down the sector’s carbon footprint.                     CESA, the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association, and CEDA, the Catering Equipment Distributors Association, have met regularly over many years…
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Get staff on board the green bandwagon

CUTTING RESOURCE use can save vital cash for recession-hit companies but it can't be done without engaging workers. Industry figures explain how they've gone about it.                           Resource efficiency is the name of the game for recession-hit businesses. Whether it’s energy, water or…
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New CESA chair announced

NICK ORYINO has been appointed chair of the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA).  As managing director of Carford Group he has considerable expertise in both equipment supply and servicing.                           Uniquely for a chair of CESA, Oryino has previously been chair of CEDA, the Catering Equipment…
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Caterers call for clearer product energy labels

CATERING SUPPLIERS believe that sustainability will deliver a major boost to business in the next three years, according to research conducted by CESA, the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association.                   However, many in the industry also want a common standard to benchmark lifetime energy savings so they can…
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Low-carbon procurement is high value

NEW COMMITMENTS made by leading UK companies and government departments in three joint ‘Procurement Compacts’ will drive low carbon sourcing in more than £1bn of spending.   The new initiative, spearheaded by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, will demonstrate demand for…
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