Fruit and veg specialist Ardo has hygiene in-hand

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Frozen fruit and vegetable specialist Ardo UK has installed new hygiene handles on doors to reduce the chances of bacterial cross-contamination via workers’ hands.

The hygiene handle, developed by Pure Hold in conjunction with National Health Service prevention specialists, releases sanitising gel onto the user's hand upon touch.

These handles have been installed on all entry points to food processing areas at Ardo’s Kent site. They have improved hand hygiene and reduced the cross-contamination common with normal door handles.

Colin Slater, technical director at Ardo UK, said employee feedback had been positive and customer technologists were impressed.

The site currently meets British Retail Consortium Global Standard A-Grade and green level Tesco Food Manufacturing Standard.

Matt Roberts, the inventor of the hygiene handle and Pure Hold md said: “We all know the dangers of the spread of germs especially in food production facilities and it is great to see a big company like Ardo take such a responsible and proactive approach.”

Contact: Pure Hold


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