Expanding contractor adds Frenox and Kastel distributorships to its portfolio
Italian-based ice-maker Kastel and Turkish commercial fridge specialist Frenox have both signed UK distributor agreements with the Distribution division of Ringwood-based Cold Service.
Kastel is part of the Aristarco Group, and produces ice-makers in a wide range of styles and capacities, including integral and self-contained units for under-counter, behind-counter, back bar and other applications. Ice can be cubed, hollowed, granular or diced, while arger, modular flaked ice units are available for fish retailing, processing and other specialist food industry applications.
“Kastel is acknowledged as one of the top ice-making brands in Italy,” says Adrian Westrup, Commercial Director at Cold Service Distribution. “The product range scores high marks for its performance, style and affordability and will appeal strongly to food and drink retailers as well as our hospitality customers in bars, pubs, clubs and catering throughout the UK.”
The company will also offer the ability to create bespoke ice-making solutions to suit specific customer needs.
Meanwhile, Cold Service Distribution will hold a comprehensive stock of spares to help give peace of mind and keep product downtime to an absolute minimum. The company will offer technical and service support through Cold Service Commercial and Cold Service Local, providing installation and on-going service and maintenance, as required.
“We’ve chosen to partner with Kastel because they offer an excellent range of products, supported by readily available of spares,” adds Adrian. “It’s a combination that adds real value for our customers.”
At the same time Cold Service is bringing the Frenox range of affordable, high quality stainless steel commercial refrigeration equipment to the UK.
Available products include a full selection of vertical and counter type refrigerators, with island, under-counter, food make-up, display and bar options.
“With their excellent build quality, wide choice, reliability, performance and value, the Frenox range is perfectly suited to the demands of UK food retailers and caterers,” adds Mr Westrup, “We are delighted to be able to bring these products to the UK market and will support our customers with a fast turnaround on orders.”
Frenox is a premier equipment manufacturer based in Istanbul, Turkey with more than 25 years’ experience. The company prides itself on its exceptionally rigorous, high quality design and manufacturing process at its state-of-the-art facility and all equipment is extensively tested and recorded to ensure each item meets the design criteria. Frenox offers the flexibility to create bespoke design or make modifications to its existing range to satisfy specific project requirements.
The two newranges will be offered alongside Cold Service’s Pastorfrigor, Pastorkalt and Friulinox distributorships.