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20 06 2018

Pentland Wholesale presents new product guide

Pentland Wholesale is delighted to launch its latest 2018/19 product guide that provides a comprehensive overview of its product ranges. As a leading importer and supplier of quality commercial refrigeration and catering equipment, we are always looking to source and introduce new products to the market. In this new product catalogue you will be able to find some exciting new products from the leading brands: A range of low height (840mm) bar bottle coolers from Blizzard A range of wine cellars, refrigerator & freezer merchandisers, fish refrigerators from Infrico Inomak refrigeration with improved temperature range A range of modular ice cubers (SVD range) from Simag A range of wine cabinets (including under counter and upright), pharmacy refrigerators from Vestfrost We will continue to provide quality products at competitive prices maintaining our fantastic customer service. We have now moved from a 5 day standard del...

30 08 2017

Pentland Wholesale publishes new product guide

Pentland Wholesale Limited, the leading importer and supplier of commercial refrigeration and catering equipment, is delighted to launch its 2017/18 product guide.

Pentland Wholesale is always looking to source and introduce new products to the market. Here in the latest product guide, Pentland has the pleasure to introduce new equipment from two new brands – Fricon and Jordao Cooling Systems.

Manufactured in Portugal, Fricon products are exported to more than 50 countries in 5 continents. Pentland is pleased to offer high vision display freezers and combi freezer displays to the market.

Jordao Cooling Systems was founded in Guimaraes in 1982. Currently exporting to more than 50 countries the company designs and manufactures commercial refrigerated and heated counter and display solutions for the food retail industry. Pentland will offer the full Jordao range to the market.

There are...

24 08 2017

Pentland Wholesale completes acquisition of Catering Equipment Professional

Pentland Wholesale Ltd is delighted to announce the acquisition of Catering Equipment Professional Ltd (CEP), which was completed on Tuesday 1st August 2017.

Both Pentland Wholesale and CEP are leading manufacturer-distributors in the catering and refrigeration equipment sectors and their joining of forces brings a wide variety of benefits to customers and the industry as a whole.

David Jones of CEP said, “Since its creation in 2008, CEP has seen huge success and has grown into one of the UK’s leading catering equipment suppliers. Joining forces with Pentland Wholesale opens up new doors for CEP’s continued development, providing the CEP team with facilities and capabilities that will enhance the service we provide to our clients”

David continues, “Pentland Wholesale have one of the largest stock facilities in the UK and have developed strong relationships with manufacturing partners...

16 12 2016

Blizzard offers 2-year warranty across its refrigeration range

Blizzard is now offering a generous two-year on-site warranty across its comprehensive refrigeration range. This not only reflects its confidence in the product reliability, but also represents its commitment to offering first class customer service.

Blizzard has introduced a series of new products to the market in the latest Pentland Wholesale product guide, including the Blizzard Premium ventilated hydrocarbon A rated refrigerator and B rated freezer, a new range of compact gastronorm counters with new design and features, drinks merchandiser, and a glass froster.

To find out more about the Blizzard products and request a copy of the latest product guide, please contact us on 01254 614444 or download an electronic copy here - ...

06 12 2016

Important dates for the festive period

Christmas & New Year Trading Hours

• Office & Parts Trade Counter will close at 5:00pm on Friday 23rd December 2016

• Reopen at 8:30am on Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Last ordering date for guaranteed delivery before Christmas
• Standard delivery - order by Friday 16th December 2016
• Overnight delivery - order by Thursday 22nd December 2016 (additional charges apply - please check with the Sales Office)

No equipment will be despatched on 23rd December 2016. Delivery service will resume on 3rd January 2017.

Service Calls
Our Service Office will close during the festive period - 24/12/2016 ~ 02/01/2017, please submit your service requests to
Only emergency callouts will be dealt with during the festive period.
All other requests will be processed from 3rd January 2017.

26 10 2016

Pentland Wholesale launches new product guide

Pentland Wholesale Limited, the leading importer and supplier of commercial refrigeration and catering equipment, has launched a new product guide that provides a comprehensive overview of its product ranges.

The latest product guide has a complete makeover on its design and content layout. Using colour coded tabs to indicate the individual brands, this 272-page publication also features a theme of iconic dish to represent the brand’s birth place.

This user-friendly product guide provides practical information and technical specifications to help customers select the products with minimal effort. As Pentland Wholesale is always looking to source and introduce new products to the market, there are over 100 new equipment lines added in this edition.

From 1st November 2016, Pentland Wholesale is providing a two-year warranty for all the products in its Blizzard refrigeration range. This represents Pentland’s ...

26 09 2016

Price Increase Announcement

For over two decades Pentland Wholesale has worked hard to bring to you the most competitive prices for quality commercial refrigeration and catering equipment. In addition to this we have held our prices for the past few years.

As the majority of our products are sourced in the Far East and the Euro Zone, the devaluation of the British Pound following the result of the UK Referendum to leave the EU has had a significant impact on our costs, in real terms increasing cost by around 16%.

We are working hard to absorb a large part of the increase by improvements to our supply chain and logistics however we have no choice but to implement a price increase, effective from 1st November 2016.

Increases are as follows:
Vestfrost + 10%
Whirlpool Icemaker +10%
Rest of ranges +5%

Our new product catalogue / price list which includes some new and exciting products, ...

26 09 2016

Blizzard launches a new range of compact gastronorm counters

Blizzard has recently added a new range of compact gastronorm counters to its ever growing product family.

Within the range there are counters with door or drawer options, counters with prep top, counters with granite worktop, and pizza prep counters with refrigerated top unit.

Compared to the previous generation, this new range comes with new design and features, such as enhanced aesthetics on door & cabinet design, green refrigerant gas R600a and R290, exterior and interior shell entirely made of stainless steel, blue line digital dixell thermostat with new energy saving algorithm, thicker cyclopentane foaming agent 45 mm per side, anti-condensation material used on door frame, easy removable condenser filter for smooth maintenance and cleaning, and sliding condensing unit to enable easy access for after sales servicing.

The products are fully compliant with Ecodesign Directive, with energy rating ranging...

26 09 2016

Pentland Wholesale reports success at the Commercial Kitchen Show

Pentland Wholesale Limited, the leading importer and supplier of commercial refrigeration and catering equipment, has recently showcased a series of NEW energy efficient products at the Commercial Kitchen Show at NEC Birmingham on 7-8 June.

Located on Stand B30, Pentland Wholesale has officially launched the Blizzard Premium A rated refrigerator, an innovative award winning all-in-one dishwashing and storage system from Kromo and an energy efficient range of ice machines from Simag including a brand new model producing crushed ice. Also on display from Blizzard was a selection of catering equipment including griddles, convection oven and heavy duty microwave, as well as refrigerated counters and under counter cabinets. An Inomak heated bain marie with hot cupboard and gantry completed the display.

“We are always looking to source and introduce new...

26 09 2016

Pentland Wholesale offers free standard delivery to Ireland

Pentland Wholesale Limited, the leading importer and supplier of commercial refrigeration and catering equipment, has recently announced a strategic move to offer its Ireland-based customers free standard delivery to Ireland.

Following its successful exhibition at the Hospitality Expo in February and the subsequent meetings with major distributors in Ireland, the management team of Pentland Wholesale has held an internal meeting to discuss all the feedback received with regard to the delivery surcharge.

“Ireland is a strategic market with significant importance to our business. We constantly review the market situation and always take our customers’ feedback seriously. We understand that free standard delivery has become a norm in the Irish market and we are more than happy to follow the trend. The decision to abolish the delivery surcharge to Ireland reflects our commitment to excellent customer service. And...

26 09 2016

VanstoX debuted at the ACR Show 2016

Pentland Parts, a division of UK based Pentland Wholesale Limited, has recently showcased its exclusive VanstoX spare parts range at the ACR Show at NEC Birmingham during 16-18 February.

Located at Stand A20, Pentland Parts was proud to present the core range of VanstoX, including controllers, manifold gauges and service packages, at the industry’s leading event for refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump sectors. The show had attracted a great amount of interest among the visiting engineers.

VanstoX offers universal spare parts to fit most refrigeration and catering equipment at very competitive prices. Holding a large stock at its purpose built 56,000ft2 warehouse in Walker Industrial Estate in North West England, Pentland Parts is able to deliver the parts immediately with next-day courier service as standard.

“The VanstoX range offers great value generic parts...

26 09 2016

Pentland locates to new premises

Pentland Wholesale has merged its three existing Blackburn locations on the Whitebirk Industrial Estate by moving into one 56,000ft2 warehouse in Walker Industrial Estate. The site includes 5,745ft2 of offices.

The Importer and Supplier of Commercial Refrigeration and Food Service Equipment has outgrown its current facility and wanted to bring its activities and workforce under one roof. At the same time Pentland has refreshed its branding with a corporate make over and new logo, it has also published its latest 236 page product catalogue featuring its full 2015 portfolio. It hopes the move will increase efficiency as well as doubling its warehouse space, allowing it to expand further. The firm has grown rapidly, with 2014’s sales increasing by over 20% compared to the previous year.

Dean Simpson, Pentland Wholesale operations director said “The new premises is much larger, purpose built distribution facility, it h...

26 09 2016

Pentland opens its doors to subcontractors

The event was intended to give contractors the opportunity to better understand Pentland’s business. The wholesaler also aimed to build on its engagement with subcontractors. Attendees met the team onsite and were provided with product information and training. They also visited the showroom and were made aware of the Pentland parts division.

The company reported that the event was successful as the contractors felt it was beneficial. According to operations director, Dean Simpson: “The subcontractor day was a great success; we want to encourage a partnership and dialogue with our subcontractors – not just a business relationship. Meeting everyone face to face and the amount of knowledge reciprocated between all parties was invaluable.”


26 09 2016

Pentland Wholesale Ltd celebrates 50 years of Mafirol

When it comes to commercial counter solutions, Mafirol’s extensive portfolio offers something to suit every food outlet and operator, from farm shops and coffee shops to high-end Indian confectioners and wine bars. Mafirol — which is exclusive to Pentland Wholesale in the UK, this year marks the company’s 50th in business and during that time it has worked tirelessly to develop stylish and functional counter systems for the European market.

Through its longstanding partnership with Mafirol, Pentland is able to offer site survey, design and planning through to full installation, carried out by its experienced installation team. For added reassurance, Pentland also offers a complete after-care service should it be required. While it is important to select reliable and functional equipment, appearances also count for a lot in today’s retail environment — Mafirol ticks all the boxes on that front, allowing operators to sh...

26 09 2016

5 Simple Steps to Maintaining your Commercial Refrigeration Equipment

1. Prevent the Dreaded Emergency Breakdown

The easiest way to prevent emergency breakdowns – and the staggering costs that come with it is to take out a planned preventative maintenance plan. When your refrigeration systems are regularly checked by an expert, problems can be spotted and fixed before the equipment goes down and you lose an entire shipment of ice cream or meat. Worn parts can be replaced before they cause the unit to shut down. Checking electrical connections can prevent power loss. It is also important to note that regular cleaning reduces wear on the system and keeps critical parts from breaking down, while there are ways that you can clean your commercial refrigeration equipment yourself, it is advisable that you hire a professional to clean your equipment one or twice a year, they will be able to clean your systems thoroughly to prevent breakdowns.

2. Avoid Mould and Contaminated Ice