Manitowoc’s Convotherm brand scooped the Sustainable Catering Equipment Manufacturer Award at the Footprint Awards last Thursday, 26 May. 

The manufacturer headed the category for its latest Convotherm combi steamers.

The judges commented that the Convotherm 4 was: “An amazing range which has achieved some excellent energy efficiencies.

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“More important is the excellent cooking results which obviously contribute to less food waste.”

Key figures from the industry gathered at The Footprint Awards, which applauds the best in sustainability across the sector.

Steve Hemsil, national sales manager distribution – UK & Ireland,  Manitowoc Foodservice UK said: “We’re delighted to have won this award.

“Not only is it an excellent achievement for the team, but it further proves that Convotherm is leading the way within the combi steamer market in terms of sustainability.

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“Convotherm 4 combi steamers also boast a 100% green manufacturing process.”

The Convotherm 4 range of combi steamers features an automated cooking process including  ACS+ technology.

This is designed to create a constant environment within the combi steamer for all products, ensuring that vegetables remain fresh and baked goods have a longer shelf life.

The easyTouch model includes ‘ecoCooking’ which can save up to 25% energy over other models.