NEW – Metos Diagomix turns your Proveno kettle into a horizontal mixer

A Metos Combi-Kettle is already described as multi-functional. These are serious heavy-duty bulk cooking appliances, with capacities from 40-400 litres. Used by large hotels, in-flight caterers, hospitals, restaurant production kitchens and CPUs, they are also popular with food manufacturers and makers of sandwich fillings, jams and chutneys. Proveno 4G combi kettles are self-stirring but can […]

Metos new Viking MixPan – a bratt pan in a kettle body – with a mixer!

Viking MixPan

The new Metos Viking MixPan is a bratt pan with a difference! A circular bratt pan with a mixer, it saves labour, boosts productivity, and ensures consistent results. It also provides commercial kitchen designers, consultants and catering equipment distributors with a real value for money alternative to the more labour intensive and much higher priced […]


Congratulations to BGL Rieber’s Ben Duddridge who completed the recent London Marathon in the 4 hour category. “Anyone who has entered the London Marathon will know just how tough it is, so it really is an achievement to be proud of,” says BGL MD Gareth Newton.  


BGL Rieber is creating a series of recipes perfectly suited to the ventless ACS Varithek front cooking system. Whether you are a contractor, school, university or hospital caterer, we hope you find the recipes inspiring. ACS Varithek Recipes: Varithek Drop Pancakes with Berry Compote, 20 portions Recipe Video Varithek Chicken Sate, 10 portions Recipe Video […]


fire suppression now for Varithek ACS front cooking

Rieber’s ACS Varithek front cooking stations have been selected for inclusion in TUCO’s Catering Innovation & Concept Solutions Framework and the CICS Dynamic Purchasing System for Lot 11 – Technology/Equipment (CAT11053-TU). Dynamic Purchasing Systems speed up the procurement process by making tendering much simpler. They also help to ensure best value for public sector caterers […]


Geoff Moyle BEM, Trust Catering Manager at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the Freeman and Royal Victoria Hospitals) has retired after more than 40 years in service with the NHS. In a fitting end to a long career, Geoff’s retirement event saw him presented with a British Empire Medal for services to the […]

Cook and serve fresh food, here, there and everywhere

ACS Varithek allows caterers to create kitchens wherever they choose. The ACS Varithek brochure from BGL Rieber shows the front and theatre cooking capability of this self-ventilating and now optionally fire-supressed cooking station. Key advantages are that you can turn unused space into a kitchen and servery; and that the chefs are out front interacting […]

PRIME COOKING Latest trends and technologies

Front Cooking: There is a trend for prime cooking to be more flexible and mobile…hence the term Front Cooking. University caterers, staff feeding caterers, event and street food specialists are using mobile, self-ventilating prime cooking equipment to create food stalls or service points as part of the mix of food service options. Because they are mobile, […]

Grab and go breakfast options

cold buffet display with K-Pot

YOGHURT WITH MINE PLEASE! Ideal presentation and food display ideas for retail display and education caterers. “Healthy eating and the move into plant-based eating is raising the game in terms of presentation,” says Gareth Newton, MD, BGL Rieber. “Grab and go means flexibility, the ability to set up a display quickly and attractively wherever it […]

New thermoport® CLASSROOM canteen

thermoport canteen doors open with display top

Ideal capacity meal transport and serving solution for UK schools. With a capacity of 15-50 meals, the Rieber Thermoport CLASSROOM canteen is the ideal Covid-secure lunch serving solution for schools. Available as a convection-heated front loader, the Thermoport Canteen can serve hot lunches prepared as usual in the main school kitchen and then transported to […]