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CHR Equipment - CHR Turns Cadbury’s ‘Green’!

A new kitchen to cater for a 7% growth in visitor numbers to the UK’s only purpose-built visitor centre dedicated to chocolate is delivering ‘green’ values- with a 30% saving in energy consumption alongside increased production capacity.

Cadbury World in Bournville, Birmingham originally opened twenty years ago, and has received over ½ million visitors pa. The original kitchen was struggling to cope with demand to provide up to 900 cooked meals in an average week- until leading commercial kitchen designer and supplier CHR Equipment developed a solution.

Working directly with Cadbury World and its contract caterer Redcliffe Catering, CHR designed and installed a facility that had to be up to latest food hygiene standards, easily maintained and cleaned, easy and safe to operate, deliver the volume and variety of dishes- and be as sustainable as possible.

The new £¼m kitchen focuses on electricity as the main fuel to power state-of-the-art equipment, including two twin pan fryers with infra red chip dump, a multi-point induction cooker and three of the innovative MKN Compact claimed to be the smallest six grid oven in the world! Refrigeration is integrated into hand-built stainless steel units on rodent free, water repellent plinths, and plant relocated away from the main cooking zone to minimize excess heat build-up. All the cooking equipment was built in one section with a seamless stainless steel top for optimum hygiene.

Explains Paul Neville, CHR Equipment Sales Director, “Thinking ‘outside the box’ in how to power the whole kitchen and maintain an efficient working environment has meant we have reduced ventilation requirements by 30% over the old kitchen, and overall energy consumption by 20%- even though the kitchen is busier and producing more meals!

“Using gas as a cooking fuel, for example, has major impact in ventilation requirements. With high levels of inefficient gas equipment, you have to increase the amount of air extracted and returned to the kitchen to maintain air quality. Switching to electricity and the latest, energy-efficient equipment has created a kitchen that will help Cadbury World deliver a sweet experience for ½ million+ visitors a year for years to come.”

Gerrard Baldwin, Cadbury World general manager, said: “It was a tricky project, to create a modern environment that would be easy to clean and sustainable, installed with minimal impact on our day to day business. A key aim was to reduce the power requirement, in line with Cadbury’s corporate sustainability policy, and we are achieving an overall saving of about 30 percent better than we hoped for. Using CHR and suppliers such as MKN delivered everything we asked, and more, on time and on budget.”

Founded almost 20 years ago, CHR Equipment has grown to become one of the leading commercial kitchen companies, delivering profitable solutions for venues as diverse as local pub’s through Michelin starred restaurants to stadia.

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