Monday , 22 May 2017

Fagor Industrial joins forces with IBM to launch a first-of-its-kind touchscreen commercial washer

Blog IBM Case study

The success of touchscreens has led to this technology being increasingly present in all aspects of everyday life, with a wider number of uses beyond smartphones. Fagor Industrial, at the cutting edge of innovation, wanted to be the first to implement this technology in its products for industrial equipment, and has worked closely with giant of technology IBM to launch the first commercial washer featuring a touchscreen. The last generation of state-of-the-art commercial washers from Fagor Industrial features a new microprocessor “Touch Plus Control”, with an advanced performance touch display ... Read More »

Cookery competitions for young chefs


The international competitions Beyond the popular television competitions for amateurs, there is far more to the world of cookery contests for professionals than the pure spectacle that can be seen on reality shows. High-level competitions of great prestige serve to propel cooking professionals into their career in the world of international gastronomy. Image: Although there are many international competitions, not all have a category specially for young chefs, meaning that if they want to take part they find themselves competing against more experienced chefs. If you are thinking of ... Read More »

Interview with Juan Miguel Ordóñez, Sales Manager at Open Wash

Openwash entrevista

Self-service laundries are on the rise and have become an essential service for users with such a basic demand as to be able to wash and dry their clothes comfortably in specially prepared installations. In some cases, this is because they do not have a washing machine or dryer in their own home and in other cases, because the expense of money and time (only 45 minutes) is much more accessible than doing it at home. Open wash emerges from this background and with more than 25 years of experience ... Read More »

Gastronomic trends for 2017

Tendencias Gastronomicas 2017

A new year has just started and all the experts in gastronomy are trying to predict what the culinary trends for 2017 will be. Whilst it is true that trends appear every year that end up short-lived, in 2017 we can also observe certain currents which have been coming to the fore for a number of years, such as the healthy food trend, and which are proving to be more than a passing fad. These are some of the gastronomic trends that we can expect for 2017… and beyond. Healthy ... Read More »

The History of Cookery Schools: Pioneer Institutions in Professional Training

Escuela de cocina en Boston s XIX

The chef’s profession has never been so highly valued as it is today. All over the world, thousands of young people train to emulate the professional careers of the so-called star chefs. Cookery schools have multiplied and become more sophisticated, offering university degrees or prestigious, internationally recognised diplomas. These training centres have their origins in the first cookery schools for professionals created in the 19th century, some of which are still open in the present day. Today we will talk about their history. Foto: Cookery school in Boston S.XIX (Source: ... Read More »

I want to set up a bakery: what equipment do I need?

Como montar un bakery

Bakery cafés are in vogue, with their new business model mix of bakery and cafeteria, and even acting as restaurants for light meals. If you’re thinking of starting a bakery cafe, you will need to begin by studying the viability of your idea by drawing up a business plan which takes the investment and set-up requirements into account. One of the most important sections in your business plan will detail the equipment you need. At Fagor Industrial we want to help you to bring your bakery project to fruition, and ... Read More »