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Gram fridge in Hospitality top 10

Superior-PlusRW01-12.08.2014-11UK: Gram’s Superior Plus 72 commercial refrigerator has been named amongst the best new products in the British hospitality industry.

The energy class A rated fridge is one of ten best new products challenging for the Star Product Awards at the forthcoming Hospitality Show at the NEC, Birmingham.

The Top Ten were whittled down from scores of exhibitor entries from the worlds of food and drink, catering equipment, technology and design. The Top Ten will be on display at the entrance to the show which runs from January 19-21. The overall winner will be announced on the Business Briefing Stage at 4pm on January 19.

With an energy consumption of just 329kWh/year, the Superior Plus 72 ranks in energy class A according to new EU legislation that is expected to be introduced on January 1, 2016.  Superior Plus K 72 is also expected to rank in energy class A+, an energy class that will be introduced July 1, 2017.

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