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FONKO supporting the great work of “EAT MY LUNCH”

FONKO is proud to announce that we are supporting the great work done by the team at “EAT MY LUNCH” a company that is dedicated to supplying free lunches to kiwi kids in schools around New Zealand. With the concept of purchasing your lunch from “Eat my Lunch” you are providing a free lunch to a child who has gone to school with out lunch. Having already supplied over 820,000 free lunches to kiwi kids, the goal of Eat My Lunch is: To ensure that no child at school goes hungry, starting with kids right here in our own backyard. FONKO is proud to be offering free labour and operational support … Read More

New World Stonefields Re-fit Looks Amazing

  Marking the 10th Anniversary of  New World Stonefields the FONKO team has delivered a stunning result for Graham Fabian. Changing out all of the Serve-over cabinets with new EPTA Bristrot cabinets has given the store a new lease on life.  New Deli / Seafood / Meat & Bakery serve-over cabinets were installed along with new multi-tier Deli / Seafood and Bakery Cabinets. EPTA France also design and manufactured 5m of ambient bakery to seamlessly line-up with the Bakery Serve-over cabinetswith were manufactured by EPTA Solesino (Italy).  

New World Feilding Opens doors

New World Feilding opened its doors for the first time Yesterday.  The new store in Feilding was officially open for business by Todd and Nicola Carter and is a welcome upgrade from their old store around the corner. FONKO was responsible for delivering a complete Refrigeration Package which includes EPTA Trans-critical CO2 plant and well as the first store in NZ to showcase a complete range of EPTA Display Cabinets.  FONKO and EPTA have been working tirelessly to make sure that the store in Feilding is a start of the art, environmentally friendly and visually stunning supermarket.   MORE PHOTOS FOR NEW WORLD FEILDING IN THE GALLERY SECTION OF THIS … Read More

FONKO to start Mechanical Installation on Tauriko Crossing Stage 2b

FONKO NZ is to start work on the Tauriko Crossing (Tauranga NZ) stage 2b shopping mail complex in mid June for an opening to the public in April 2019. Partnering with Hawkins Construction FONKO is responsible for the Mechanical Services for the largest stage in this centre.  FONKO had completed the Mechanical installation for the Pak’n Save supermarket in stage 1 in 2016 and have been called back in to assist with the largest stage in the shopping mail development.

Epta for bennet smart in Lecco, the first supermarket aimed at #Millennials

Bennet is launching the brand-new “bennet smart” format, and has turned to Epta for the restyling of its store in Le Piazze Shopping Centre in Lecco. This is a long-running collaboration, and is renewed today on the basis of its watchwords: technology, quality, practicality, and the utmost respect for the environment, to create a new concept of a store, which offers “sensible shopping” to the new generations and caters to the needs of the modern consumer. The challenge for Epta was to create a fresh and frozen food department with an innovative layout, designed to reduce the dispersive effect of large supermarkets and guarantee a simpler and faster daily shopping … Read More

Retro fit Trans-critical CO2 for Pak’n Save Glen Innis

  Pak’n Save Glenn Innis, which is located in the suburb of St Johns in Auckland, is one of the oldest bulk food supermarkets in the Foodstuffs North Island stable and has just undergone a complete Refrigeration refit by FONKO.  Two new state of art EPTA Trans-critical CO2 refrigeration systems were installed and commissioned by the FONKO refrigeration department.  EPTA CO2 systems offer World leading energy efficiency as well as harnessing the benefits of a zero GWP (Global Warming Potential) natural refrigerant. FONKO completed the project in a record time for Foodstuffs. With this project being the quickest turnaround full retro fit in Foodstuffs history.  The challenge to get the … Read More

Work about to begin on New World Feilding’s State of Art Refrigeration System

FONKO is about to start world on the new NEW WORLD Feilding store which is due to open in early to mid 2018.  This will be the first project in New Zealand where FONKO will be supplying EPTA’s award winning Trans-critical CO2 refrigeration system as well as supplying the full range of EPTA refrigerated display cabinets. This promises to be a state of the art supermarket in terms of environmentally sustainable refrigeration technology as well as the sleek European merchandising designs of EPTA, which are utilised by all of the top supermarket chains through out the world. This will be FONKO’s 6th Trans-critical CO2 installation for Foodstuffs N.I. establishing FONKO as … Read More

Bernoulli Gardens Apartments Underway

Bernoulli Gardens Apartments in Hobsonville is underway with Building 1 nearing completion and work already started on buildings 2 & 3 – Buildings 4 & 5 to start in the new year.  The FONKO team has been working diligently with Bracewell Construction to keep this project ontrack. A design and build project, FONKO is providing Air Conditioning and Extract ventilation to all 5 buildings as well as carpark ventilation in Building 1.

EPTA Group – Product Release

Bonnet Névé SkyShine changes the landscape of the frozen department with the first semivertical negative cabinet of the SkyEffect range. It is a never seen before innovation that places maximum emphasis on the presentation of the displayed products and assures a double load capacity, for the best shopping experience.

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