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.

New World Whangaparoa.

Congratulations to Penny Ashton and Foodstuffs for the opening of New World Whangaparoa. Both the Mechanical HVAC and Trans-critical CO2 Refrigeration Systems were installed by the team at FONKO for this project. Special thanks to the project teams run by Jim Ward and Jim Power for delivering a great result especially considering the opening was bought forward so trading could begin before the Christmas rush. This is FONKO’s first Refrigeration installation and with the help of ARNEG S.p.A it has been a huge success. We look forward to our next project which is New World Milford.

New World Whangaparoa Supermarket

Fonko has been engaged by Savory Construction to provide the Mechanical Air Conditioning and Ventilation as well as the Refrigeration plant for the New World Whangaparoa Supermarket, due to open in December 2015. The state of the art Trans-critical CO2 refrigeration plant offers refrigeration using natural refrigerants with a GWP (Global Warming Potential) of 1. Which is much lower than conventional refrigerants used.

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