Comparison of fryers of early and latest version

Brandon has over the years developed different versions of computer control fryers.   As we add more features to the new version, the earlier version has not been discontinued as their no-frills design is still welcomed by many fast food restaurants with a concern on budget.   Price aside, let’s take a look at the

What exactly does an “OPP plancha” mean?

Since the year of 2005, Brandon has been supplying loads of plancha to France. Up until 2018, we are supplying about 20,000 units of plancha per year to France alone. Among the many different models and specifications, the biggest volume is always the OPP plancha.  This term is widely used in the trade though some

Why a computer control fryer is more accurate than a mechanical control fryer

There are two deficiencies on a fryer with mechanical thermostatic control The technology of temperature sensor In the food industry, a mechanical thermostat is generally considered accurate if its tolerance is +/- 5 deg C in the cooking range of 170 deg C, whereas a Brandon computer control fryer with thermistor sensor has a temperature

Spare parts are essential

Brandon’s commercial cooking equipment are designed to be long-lasting, on condition that the equipment is well serviced and maintained.  However, it is quite common that food equipment is not correctly used according to its intended design, and even worse, there are times they are abused in kitchen.  Though most of our customers are following guidelnes

Why international customers choose Brandon . . .

Brandon’s electric breading table and vacuum marinator (vacuum tumbler) are being used in McDonald’s China.   Back in the year of 2005 and 2006, we undertook the huge project of retrofitting more than 200 KFC stores in Australia, supplying holding cabinets, electric breading table and stainless steel fabrications.    We went through a series of

How vacuum is the vacuum marinator?

When we turn on the vacuum pump of the marinator, it starts to suck air out of the barrel and after a certain time the pressure stabilizes.  “Has it reached vacuum?” ask my customers.   No, it has not. Commercial marinator does not have to reach vacuum to marinate effectively. At sea level, the atmospheric

Cooking Tips – French Fries

Crispy French fries is an indispensable item in the menu of a fast food restaurant.  It is not a secret anymore to cook good fries.   Well, having the right deep fat fryer and dump station is a prerequisite; the rest are  simple rules. Deep Fat Fryer While an experienced chef can use almost any

Dump Station

Dump station is also called Chip Dump and French Fries Station.  It is like the assistant of the fryer and is always located beside it. As the names suggest, the primary function of a dump station is for deli workers to dump their fried chips, potato shoestring or basket-weave.   Salt is added at this

Which stainless steel should be used in my cooking equipment?

As a food equipment manufacturer serving customers from all over the world, we used to be bewildered by the different requirement on the stainless steel material.  After sending our equipment for various food contact tests, and reading over the norm from NSF, we have found the answer of which grade of stainless steel is suitable

Why Marinating is so important

Marinator, or tumbler, is basically a rotating barrel. Meat and marinade are well mixed during rotation and it speeds up the marinating process. Before we talk about the machine, let’s touch briefly on marination and the science behind it. Marination is a process which enhances the flavor or gives a new flavor to food. The

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