Cedabond has entered this quarter on a positive note, signing up five new members in April, following a further two joiners in March.

The new members include Essex-based hospitality procurement specialist The Beach House Agency, which has many years’ experience procuring goods and services for hospitality establishments, offering technical and creative expertise.

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Another new dealer, Denby Catering Equipment, comprises a team of experienced kitchen designers and project managers based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, which handles complete new kitchens or refurbishments.

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New member Premvan, also in West Yorkshire, is a British manufacturer of paper rolls, supporting thousands of restaurants and hotels with consumables from food rotation labels and waiter pads to allergy alert systems, tableware, kitchenware and stationery.

Joining from the South West, Blue Elephant Catering Equipment is a family-owned catering equipment supplier specialising in dishwashers with handling systems, and small kitchen projects.

Measham Krysa Associates in Derbyshire has also signed up, and it provides a complete commercial kitchen design service for schools, restaurants and hotels.

Also on board, Catering Equipment Sales offers sales, service and repairs for all makes and brands of commercial catering equipment. The Manchester-based company can design and install gas and cooking equipment, extraction and refrigeration.

The seventh newcomer is Crystal Catering Equipment from Aberystwyth, West Wales. The long-established family run business supplies barware, cleaning equipment, commercial catering equipment and a host of other products.

“Seven new members marks a fantastic start to our financial year, coming on the back of our record-breaking performance in 2015,” says Cedabond chairman and executive director Phil Martin.

“We are continually reviewing and improving our offering to members, which is reflected in our rapid expansion.

“The more support we have, the better our offering and the greater our ability to provide an unprecedented service.”