Commercial Kitchens / Food and Beverage
Drainage management for Commercial Food & Beverage Applications

More than 60 years of drainage experience makes ACO the world class supplier of drainage systems.

ACO offers an unique system of waste water management. All products in the system are developed and produced with an uncompromising commitment to health, safety & hygiene. The ACO Group is working in partnership with commercial facility owners, managers and operators to continuously develop our products and enhancing our expertise.

Commercial kitchens can be characterized as a hazardous working environment - extremely busy kitchens,with the potential for wet and greasy floors due to the abundance of hot fluids in both cooking and cleaning! In combination these factors may affect both food hygiene and health & safety aspects of the kitchen.

We understand the critical role that drainage plays in a successful business. Our product portfolio includes items which are fully compliant with the highest hygienic requirements. We also have a full understanding of the food industry’s own standards such as HACCP and we work with bodies including the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG) in Europe and South Africa. We apply relevant hygienic design principles that are reserved for food contact surfaces EN 1672, EN ISO 14159 and EHEDG documents No. 8, 13 and 44 to the design of our drainage products.

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Commercial Kitchens are divided into the following areas:

Storage & Preparation Area

Food storage areas will require the occasional clean as part of either a planned program or in case of spillage. In many cases the capacity of the floor drain need only accommodate low flows.

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Production Area

The busy heart of the kitchen, where potentially most slips & falls can occur, requires the strategic positioning of floor drainage to aid in the removal of water that is being used in...

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Washing Area

Food storage areas will require the occasional clean as part of either a planned program or in case of spillage. In many cases the capacity of the floor drain need only accommodate low flows.

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