Docking food transport and serving solution for Royal Hampshire Hospital

BGL Rieber has supplied two DSPro shuttle trolleys and a docking station to the Royal Hampshire Hospital. Andrew Bennett, Kitchen Manager, Royal Hampshire County Hospital commented, “We already use a similar docking-style system and the new units were added to give us extra capability. “The food temperatures are consistent and the introduction of the system […]

Our response to COVID-19

Helping you with food transport solutions, so you can help others At this unprecedented time, like none we’ve seen before, it’s important to pull together. That’s why BGL would like to reassure customers that as much as possible, it’s business as usual. We know our Thermoports are used to transport food at correct temperatures for […]

Patient meal delivery at Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen

To deliver its fresh cooked patient food in bulk on site and to outlying hospitals across Aberdeen, The Royal Cornhill Hospital has chosen Thermoport 2000HD heated food transportation trolleys. These were supplied with black Thermoport 1000 unheated boxes mounted on top to hold items such as sandwiches, fresh fruit, salads and cold desserts. The hospital […]

BGL Riebears celebrate NHS 70

To celebrate the NHS 70th birthday, BGL Rieber gave out a number of Chef Riebears to hospital caterers up and down the land. This is a brief video of some of the hospitals where the bears are now living. And here’s to the next 70 years!

Front cooking wins over staff and customers at Princess of Wales

Rieber’s Varithek self-ventilating front cooking system at the Princess of Wales Hospital Bridgend is “going really well” reports Catering Services Manager, Michael Jefferies. “The staff have really bought into using Varithek and enjoy cooking in front of their customers. “We use the Varithek for cooking either stir fries, chicken dishes, burgers and noodles at lunchtimes. […]


County Hospital Stafford has reorganised its catering and completed the installation of a new cook-freeze system based on Metos Proveno cooking kettles. Trust Catering Manager Robert Willatt said, “Following the reorganisation of the catering department, the service has been streamlined in relation to cooking activity, improving productivity. “Patient choice has also been improved because they […]


BGL Rieber recently sponsored a Study Day for the Northern Branch HCA at picturesque Langley Castle, Hexham. Presentations covered Benchmarking, Health & Well Being in NHS Retail Units, Managing Sickness in the NHS and Everybody’s Contribution Counts. Speakers included HCA National Chair Phillip Shelley, former Chair Alison McCree (Director of Estates & Facilities County Durham […]

Focus on… Better Hospital Food

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Rieber’s fixed costs proven best deal

In 2007 BGL Bieber won a rigorous supplier and product assessment for North Manchester General Hospital with its plated meal regeneration system. More than 30 new regeneration trolleys were required, in configurations of 24 and 30 trays per unit to suit ward numbers.  Talk to BGL Rieber about our fixed price packages including maintenance, servicing, […]