Clifton Food Range® Launch at GastroNord 2008

Clifton Food Range® were in attendance at Sweden’s International Trade Fair for Hotels, Restaurants and Catering Services, GastroNord last month. The company – who manufacture Clifton Food Range® water baths and accessories for use by some of the UK’s greatest restaurants and chefs amongst other audiences, launched their range to an appreciative international audience.

Clifton Food Range® water baths are used in sous vide cooking – a method which involves vacuum–packing food and cooking it to very precise temperatures for a precise length of time (often hours or days longer than conventional cooking) to produce food with exquisite taste and texture. It is a method becoming more common amongst chefs and is slowly finding its way into the UK’s national consciousness via chefs like Heston Blumenthal – owner of the Fat Duck restaurant.

Clifton Food Range® developed their water bath and accessories range using expertise from their science and laboratory equipment sister company, Nickel Electro Ltd. Clifton’s customers include not only some of the great restaurants in England – from le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons, Restaurant Sat Bains with Rooms and The Dorchester Grill, but also retail giants like Walmart’s ASDA who have used the Range in their product development.

GastroNord is Scandinavia’s largest fair of its kind for products and services in the catering, hotel and restaurant arena and attracts an enormous interest from the professional world. Clifton Food Range® MD, Melvin Dickson, was pleased to launch to a new market: “The exhibition was a great success and we are excited by the amount of interest we have received. We are also pleased to have our new distributor PLVac on board.”

PLVacum Forpacknings AB is Sweden’s exclusive distributor of The Clifton Food Range® of products.

Owner and founder Paul Lucas and staff can be contacted at: PL Vacum Forpacknings AB, Osterby 4440, SE–137 94 Thessaloniki, Sweden.

Tel 46 (8) 530 234 03 or email or