BioCote is the market leading branded antimicrobial solutions provider. Our focus to ensure hygiene risk is reduced wherever possible meant partnering with Comark was a perfect match, with BioCote Antimicrobial Protection added to top-selling instruments.Guy Charteris - Partner Development - Biocote Ltd
Comark Instruments has over 50 years experience as a leading, international manufacturer of high quality, precision thermometers, data loggers and wireless monitoring solutions, supplying over one million instruments per annum.
Formed in 1961, Comark manufactured the first of many of its electronic measuring instruments in 1963. The Company rapidly expanded and has seen some revolutionary instruments being developed. As experts in temperature, we provide products and monitoring solutions to the food industry that aid compliance with HACCP regulations and due diligence procedures, helping to improve product safety to customers, eliminate risk and reduce cost in the supply chain.
In the healthcare sector, where accurate temperature monitoring of blood, tissues, drugs and vaccines throughout the supply chain is critical to the delivery of high quality products to patients, our monitoring solutions provide data integrity and reporting for audit purposes. Comark also supplies other industrial sectors including scientific research, laboratories, HVAC and refrigeration.
When it comes to properly a fridge to stock fresh produce, most people know that low temperatures help to keep food fresh for longer, but this guide to refrigerators and humidity drawers explains how humidity also plays a vital role in extending the life of some of your fresh fruits and vegetables. In your you […]
A tempting ‘cook’s perk’ for some, but raw cookie dough hasn’t had the kind of treatment that’s designed to kill germs, so may cause illnesses in people who eat it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a warning about the dangers of eating raw cookie dough, urging us to “Say no […]
When it comes to Christmas cooking, each person has their own family traditions. Cooking a bird is a tradition in many countries with turkey and goose being favorites on the menu. Often preparations for Christmas Day catering start well in advance. In Britain, the traditional day to make a Christmas Pudding is Stir-Up Sunday, the […]
Hot and cold water systems in buildings supply fresh water for cooking and cleaning and other functions such as heating. Systems that supply hot and cold water range in size scale and complexity. Water is usually distributed throughout buildings through a pipework system. Hot and cold water systems need careful management, particularly in public buildings […]
Comark have a range of data loggers; compact, electronic instruments that record measurements at set intervals over a fixed or unlimited period. Depending on your requirement, data loggers range from models that can be downloaded after a single trip or more sophisticated wireless devices that can be left in place continuously. Your application will dictate […]
High temperature commercial dishwashers use hot water that has reached a high enough temperature to remove food remnants and bacteria. The correct commercial dishwasher temperatures mean that table and cookware is by hot water. Kitchen staff spend much of their time documenting food storage and cooking temperatures as part of their HACCP plan. Measuring water […]
The holidays are fast approaching. It is a time when family and friends gather looking forward to sharing traditional holiday fare of turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and pie. Family traditions often dictate how a turkey is cooked. Roasting the turkey is a top favorite although the details may differ from family to family. […]
The Black Friday Offers tradition started in the United States but has become a regular event on the calendar in many other countries too. According to the US National Retail Federation’s annual survey, it is estimated that US consumers will spend an average of $1,007 during the holiday season on gifts, decorations and more. For […]
Halloween is observed in a number of countries on the 31 October. Otherwise known as All Saints’ Eve it marks part of the three-day observance of Hallowtide which runs from 31 October to 2 November annually. Modern Halloween celebrations include dressing up for costume parties, decorating with pumpkins carved into jack-o-lanterns, spooky decorations and games […]
We talk to Smith & Wollensky’s Executive Head Chef, Tom Cook about temperature measurement, travel and the perfect steak. In June 2015 Smith & Wollensky opened their first restaurant outside of the US – located in the landmark Adelphi Building in London. Their steaks are USDA Prime, dry-aged and butchered on-site, making them the only steakhouse […]
Why Map? Temperature mapping, or thermal mapping as it is also known, provides food and pharmaceutical companies with the confidence that their storage conditions comply with regulatory requirements. Even minor fluctuations in temperature could lead to product safety and compliance issues meaning that costly inventory is lost. Periodic temperature mapping of storage conditions is critical […]
What does HACCP mean? How does it safeguard your food? What are the obligations placed on the food industry to ensure compliance? HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points. Let’s look at this food safety system and see how it works. Set up by the European Union HACCP has been mandatory in the […]
Breakfast, the most important meal of the day It’s true. After waking, perhaps 8 to 10 hours after last eating, breakfast gets the body going and fuels you for the day to come. It starts the metabolism and reduces the chance of craving carbohydrate snacks later in the morning. Throughout September Better Breakfast Month […]
To avoid food poisoning it is essential that food be defrosted safely before use. It is especially important to know how to defrost chicken safely. Why is this step so important? There are two issues to consider when defrosting food, both of which will affect the quality of the food once prepared and, more important, […]
An Overview of Oven Thermometers There are two main types of oven thermometer. Pre-installed oven thermometers, as the name suggests are built into an oven and, in most cases have a temperature display on the outside control surface of the oven. A stand-alone oven thermometer is bought separately and placed in the oven. These standalone […]
It’s always exciting to see our products being used and this week’s spot was no exception. One of our eagle-eyed staff members spotted the C12 HACCP Thermometer being used to check meat temperatures on Celebrity MasterChef. This handy thermometer was seen in action at Smith & Wollensky, the iconic American fine dining steakhouse in London, […]