HOST 2011


International showcase for Eurocryor and Misa

The Group’s two star brands will take part in Host 2011 from 21st to 25th October. 

Host is the world-level event of excellence for hospitality. A lot of sectors are involved, where business is the key player: Professional Catering, Bread/Pizza/Pasta, Bar/Coffee machines, Ice-cream/Confectionery and Hotel&Spa Emotion.

Internationality is the keyword of this edition. With 1300 exhibitors coming from 40 countries and more than 125,000 visitors expected, it will be a unique opportunity to broaden business horizons. Eurocryor will have a stand in Hall 18, Ice-cream & Confectionery sector, while Misa will be in Hall 1 (Professional Catering and Horeca) - in all, over 340m².

In both exhibition spaces the connecting thread will be Eptology, in line with the Group’s new positioning and image presented at EuroShop. Elegance and a high level of customisation - these are the guidelines of the Eurocryor stand, while quality and food health are musts of Misa’s promotion.


Visit the stands:

Eurocryor Hall 18 Stand F95 G102

MISA Hall 1P Stand M22 P21

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The Costan flagships “cool down” Centro Sicilia.


“Centro Sicilia” – the biggest and most futuristic shopping facility on the island of Sicily – opened on 10th June. We are talking about a platform of services that extends more than 56,000 m2 with a user basin of 900,000 residents.

Specifically, Costan furnished the space dedicated to the Iperspar brand: Rossini straight glass serve-over displays, Lion vertical cabinets (High performance version), Tortuga horizontal freezers and Cayman 2 combined freezer-refrigerator with  covers and condensation-proof glass. Lastly, EptaBerg Multispeed normal refrigerating systems and EptaGreen with CO2 cascade unit for low temperatures.

So, high performance and eco-sustainability are musts for Costan, in keeping with the concept of the ambitious multifunctional centre in Catania. "A green island on the island" constructed according to the most modern principles of the green economy and combining design, technology, energy saving and respect for the environment.

Mr. Michele Vitali from Costan states: “The installation in “Centro Sicilia” is confirmed as a point of reference in the market due to the technological innovation and efficiency of our solutions. Furthermore, the concept of the approach to the entire shopping complex aims at safeguarding resources and protecting the eco-system – perfectly in line with our corporate values”.

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5000 m² of Costan units

28th June, the spotlights were on Iper Esclat in Malla, the first shopping centre in Spain constructed in energy class A. The Costan solutions were selected on the Iberian peninsula by virtue of their performance, which can safeguard energy resources and the environment.

Gazelle, high performance Lion for fresh meat, Lion Cub Large, Aeria with sliding doors, Elephant, Sound Green Energy run on propane are just some of the units installed in the brand new Spanish store.  State-of-the-art in terms of reducing consumption: indeed, all the units come with electronic reactors and low-powered fans, while the systems are fitted with inverters. The supply is completed by the semi-industrial coldrooms and Costan doors.

Since 1998, the Group has been repositioning itself in Catalonia and uses two separate formats to distinguish the brands: on the one hand the Bon Preu brand local supermarkets and on the other the Esclat brand hypermarkets.

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