Public Sector Buying

Public sector organisations must demonstrate operational sustainability and corporate responsibility in line with the Government sustainability targets. These targets can be achieved by purchasing products from an approved supplier like us. All our products comply with the Government Buying Standards Framework. If you'd like to speak to one of our public sector co-ordinators, call the team on 0843 216 8867 or email us

Having held the refrigeration contract for over 30 years, we have successfully supply tens of thousands of market leading foodservice refrigeration products to the public sector. These include:

  • upright cabinets to counters

  • blast chillers and freezers

  • cold rooms

  • drinks service refrigeration


The Implications On Your Choice Of Refrigeration

We have more products listed on the ECA scheme than any other UK based commercial foodservice refrigeration manufacturer, which qualify for the Government's Buying Standard. For a full list of our products available on the ECA Scheme please download the Foster ECA Green Paper here.

The Buying Standard states that HFCs must only be used where other safe, technically feasible, cost effective and more environmentally acceptable alternatives do not exist in accordance with Government policy. Hydrocarbon (R290) refrigerant meets all the requirements of the Buying Standard's specifications, we offer this at no extra cost! 

In summary, benefits of the Buying Standard include:-

  • Contributes to your Carbon Reduction Commitment

  • Lower Running Costs

  • Reduced Carbon Emissions

  • Product Payback Story