Middleby UK has announced a partnership with its sister company, the Californian-based beverage dispensing specialist Wunder-Bar, to offer a range of coffee solutions to its customers.
The range of products added to the portfolio includes Concordia bean-to-cup machines, Synesso espresso machines, JoeTap nitro coffee dispensers and Mazzer coffee grinders.
In addition to delivering the machines, Middleby UK will work closely with roasters to offer installation, service and barista training.
Chris Jones, UK group managing director of Middleby Commercial Foodservice, said: "A key part of the plan is to develop a stronger synergy across the Middleby brands around the world, enabling us to offer our customers access to an industry-leading portfolio of solutions. I am excited that we now have a compelling choice of coffee products and services for our customers."
To drive the new concept alongside the Middleby UK sales team, Wunder-Bar has hired Ed Turner, (pictured below) who joins Wunder-Bar Dispensing UK with more than 30 years' experience in the beverage industry, including roles with Whitbread, Cornelius and Welbilt.
Turner commented: "I am really excited by the new role and the opportunity I have ahead of me. It is great to be working for two such well-recognised brands that offer products with such an excellent reputation. I am looking forward to trying the products out for myself, before telling the world about them. It's an exciting time to be joining the business with many new developments in the pipeline – I am very pleased to be here."
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