The Innovation Challenge Gallery showcased the most innovative product and technology launches in the market over the last 12 months.
The top products with the most buyer votes at the end of day one were invited to pitch their products to a panel of industry judges (Peter Farrell, sales director at C&C Catering Equipment; Philip Shelley, national chairman of The Hospital Caterers Association; and Andrew Seymour, editorial director of Foodservice Equipment Journal), who then presented the 2016 Innovation Challenge Awards.
The following companies received Innovation Challenge Awards at Commercial Kitchen 2016:
The FRIMA 112L: FRIMA UK
Gram Superior Plus Refrigeration :Hoshizaki Gram
Merrychef eikon e2s : Manitowoc Foodservice
Synergy Grill :Synergy Grill
Ascentia F1 Oven : Ascentia Foodservice Equipment
New Covent Garden Soup Server :R H Hall Foodservice Solutions
Waste Cooking Oil Tank :Bensons Products (Frontline)
Pro Auction Refit:Pro Auction
Microsave Cavity Protection System:Regale Microwave Ovens