In March, Bakery equipment and systems solutions supplier AMF Bakery Systems won two prestigious industry innovation awards within one month. The Multibake VITA tunnel oven by Den Boer was awarded no. 1 in the category of equipment / bakery equipment on CFIA and SIRH/EUROPAIN 2022.
Rising gas prices, focus on sustainability and investing in future proof baking solutions have been drivers for the development of this innovation by AMF Den Boer. Journalists and professional jurors have ranked the hydrogen tunnel oven as the best innovation of this year in their category; equipment.
At CFIA Rennes 8th-10th March, Sales Director France Eric Tellier received the award during the evening ceremony with all category winners present. Before the event he did an extensive product presentation before the jury, which selected the Multibake VITA on their shortlist of potential candidates for the award. The innovation award was granted for the future vision of Den Boer on the emission free baking solution for bakeries and the sustainability aspects of the oven.
Surprisingly within the same month, SIRH/EUROPAIN was also granted an innovation award for the same product by AMF. During the event SIRH/EUROPAIN 2022 held in Paris 26-29 March, where AMF was also present with a booth and Mr. Tellier representing them, a professional award ceremony was held on Saturday 26th March. In the announcement the use of Green Hydrogen, technical know-how and a market driven sustainable solution were praised and reasons for granting this award.
Eric Tellier thanked the SIRH/EUROPAIN organisation for the award, opportunity and their vision on the professional bakery market in France. He also thanked his team of engineers for their fantastic new product and extensive experience in the bakery oven development over the years, which resulted in the world’s first hydrogen tunnel oven. “A true future proof development in bakery equipment that will bring zero emission baking, with green hydrogen and investment for decades to come”, said Tellier.
The tunnel oven for food producers and industrial bakeries is available at AMF Den Boer, combined with new smart and digital services to obtain the best baking results and produce energy efficiency.
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