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CESA conference delegates agree that sustainability will build business

21 December 2012 by
CESA conference delegates agree that sustainability will build business

Catering suppliers believe that sustainability will deliver a major boost to business in the next three years, according to research conducted by Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA).

Thirty-three per cent of respondents said the drive for more environmentally sustainable practices would create new product and service opportunities, while 39% said it would encourage innovation.

A massive 81% agreed that sustainability would be a key to growing their business.

The poll was conducted at the 2012 CESA Conference, with 230 delegates, made up of equipment suppliers, distributors, consultants and food service operators.

CESA chair Nick Oryino said: "This research gives a snapshot of attitudes and it's pleasing that, overall, the view towards sustainability is so positive.

This survey was a direct result of the findings of the CESA-sponsored Mind the Gap research to identify the gaps in attitudes towards sustainability that exist between the three major constituents of the food service equipment supply chain: manufacturers, distributors and design consultants.

By Lisa Jenkins

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