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How to choose the best commercial dishwasher in Malaysia & Singapore?

Explore the amazing features offered by MEIKO commercial dishwasher

The food service industry is one industry that takes the hygiene of food servicing and preparation to the highest level. One of the reasons is due to the focus on public health whereby food patrons can contribute to either the success or failure of any food establishments.

That said, it’s crucial to keep your dishes, glasses, cutlery, and kitchen wares clean so that when public health inspectors come to visit, you can either get the all-clear to continue your business or be given a warning to temporarily halt your business to clear any hygienic issues.

Should that happen to your business, you can expect some darker days as it may take time for your business patrons to put their trust in you again. However, if you want to make sure your food establishment meets the highest level of cleanliness, choosing the best commercial dishwasher is critical.

Importance of using a commercial dishwasher

While some food establishments have relied on manual labour for their dishwashing needs, some of those establishments had to turn to commercial dishwashers to increase business efficiency and ensure quality dishwashing. Here’s why:

  • Increasing business efficiency to reduce kitchen crews` challenges of having to fight against time to clean all the dishes and glasses on time. Using commercial dishwashers for your business will also highlight the hygiene level of your wares, especially amid this pandemic.
  • Ensuring quality dishwashing as food establishments often have limited spaces for manual dishwashing, making the area congested. This results in a non-conducive working environment. With a commercial dishwasher, your kitchen crew will feel motivated to focus on other areas of your business.

In general, using a commercial dishwasher will greatly benefit your business in terms of service efficiency and maintaining the hygiene of your food preparation. Ahead, we’re sharing some of the commercial dishwashers available in Malaysia and Singapore.

  • Undercounter dishwashers and glasswashers
  • Hood type dishwashing machines
  • Utensil washers
  • Flight type dishwashing machines
  • Rack type dishwashing machines
  • Conveying solutions

With a variety of commercial dishwashers available in the market, it can be difficult to choose the right one for your establishment. Here are some tips for you to choose the best commercial dishwasher in Malaysia and Singapore.

1. Hygiene

Every food establishment that is available today may require dishwashers that run fast. However, such a requirement may not guarantee the highest level of hygiene.

When it comes to the food service industry, cleanliness is of the utmost importance as it involves public health. In most countries like Malaysia and Singapore, failure to comply with food health and safety regulations set by the authorities can have grave consequences to your establishment.

However, for some establishments that rely on manual labour for their dishwashing needs, you may find some stains/soils on your dishes and glasses. This may affect your business reputation and cause some unwanted attention from the authorities.

MEIKO’s commercial dishwashers can avoid such situations from happening as theyare built to fulfil all your dishwashing needs while delivering results that meet the highest standards of hygiene set by the authorities.

2. Speed, size and capacity

As one of the most significant investments that you will make in your kitchen, it is crucial to choose the best commercial dishwasher by considering your current and future business requirements.

Spend some time in your kitchen to find the best location for your commercial dishwasher so that it does not interfere with the traffic flow of the kitchen. Otherwise, you will have a kitchen that is like a war zone during peak hours, which is not going to look good for your business.

Besides, you may want to consider a dishwasher that goes well in a busy kitchen so that every food is served on a clean and sanitary dish. Naturally, the bigger the size of your dishwasher, the quantity of dishes washed increases.

3. Ease of use

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A simple kitchen operation is essential for a fast-paced working environment as duties are often shared to optimise the smooth running of the kitchen. Luckily, commercial dishwashers have efficient, clear controls making it simple and easy to use.

While it may be easy to use, you should also consider the type of dishwashers to ensure that the machine performs at its best, daily. Even the simplest of solutions require a systematic and sensible use policy for operation.

4. Temperature

When it comes to washing the dishes, the use of high water temperatures and/or sanitizing agents are crucial for clean, sanitized dishes. Commercial dishwashers typically allow water with temperatures between 10°C and 40°C as incoming water source and wash the dishes at 60°C and above as stipulated in the DIN SPEC 10534 and NSF Food Equipment Standards.

For an effective cleaning process, your commercial dishwasher may require sanitizing agents to ensure that your dishes are sanitized and bacteria-free before being used to serve food for your customers.

5. Operational cost and sustainability

Energy and water consumption is another consideration when choosing the best commercial dishwasher for your kitchen. Depending on the size, capacity, and wash cycle of your dishwasher, the energy and water consumption can affect your operational costs in the long run.

That said, MEIKO’s dishwashing technology allows the food service industry to operate on minimal water consumption and effective energy management while maintaining the highest standard of hygiene in the kitchen.

6. After-sales support

When it comes to purchasing commercial dishwashers, be fully aware of the after-sales support provided by the manufacturer or a trusted dealer so that you can consider every aspect before you commit.

Find out all the possibilities and ask about the availability of service and spare parts of your commercial dishwasher. That way, you can commit to a dishwashing machine that’s sure to serve your business long into the future.

7. Monetary value

There are times when you ponder whether the value of an item is worth your money. In the case of commercial dishwashers, the amount of money you pay is equivalent to the number of features that you get. While the item’s price may not be the ultimate factor, it is the value that determines the outcome of your business.

With a commercial dishwasher from MEIKO, your kitchen staff will certainly thank you for making their work easier and more efficient with a better focus on customer service. Besides, MEIKO's dishwashers are well-known for their durability and quality.

As one of the top warewashing technology manufacturers in Germany, MEIKO is committed to offering the best commercial dishwasher that works for your business without affecting its operations.

With an emphasis on making the world a cleaner place by using innovative technology for warewashing, cleaning, and disinfection, MEIKO can guarantee you clean solutions wherever and whenever you need it.


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