A Hubbard Products Zero Z380SBA, with 240 volt standby, has been specified by Marshfield Farm Ice Cream, one of the Southwest’s leading artisan Ice-cream producer, and its transport supplier, Vanfridge. The unit is fitted to a Ford L3H3/130PS running at -23°C and is used exclusively for ice-cream delivery throughout the UK.
Mark Foster, managing director of Vanfridge and Polar Van Rental explains why Hubbards’ performance and reliability were key factors in the specification, “This is the fifth van that we have supplied to Marshfield Ice Cream in twenty-four months, covering engineering support vehicles to this, their second fridge van. Because Marshfield Farm’s products have such a high reputation for taste and quality, it is essential that it is kept in optimum condition during the logistics phase. He continues: “We have specified the Hubbard Zero 380 for other clients and know that it is highly reliable and easy to service and maintain, making it the perfect solution for ice cream delivery.Traditionally with this high-level of specification; installation compatibility and reliability can be an issue with some refrigeration systems. The vehicle is also fitted with air-conditioning for the operators’ comfort on long delivery routes, which is completely compatible with the refrigeration unit installation.”
Marshfield Farm Ice Cream has grown from a kitchen table ‘hobby’ to a nearly 1,000-acre industry of organically farmed land, and this year celebrates 30 years of ice cream making. With outlets from as far north as Thurso to Guernsey in the south Marshfield Farm Ice Cream is a favourite of holiday makers and gourmands alike. Found in staff canteens at the BBC, on-board cruise ships in the Norwegian fjords, on beach resorts in Portugal and at tourist spots such as Hampton Court Palace, The Tower of London and Bristol Zoo. Marshfield Ice Cream is sold in over 5,500 independent outlets.
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