Spotted: Folding Thermometers on ‘The Great British Bake Off’™

Baking enthusiasts took note of most essential kitchen accessories that were on full display in Wednesday’s opening episode of BBC One’s “The Great British Bake Off” – including a folding thermometer.

An estimated 9.3 million viewers tuned in for the season premiere to witness the first successes (and failures) of the competition, which pits 12 amateur bakers against one another to be named “Best Amateur Baker.”

And if viewers are tuned in to the drama and decadent cakes, then producers are tuned into the latest in kitchen gadgets – like folding thermometers. Comark’s P125 Pocket Thermometer, or “Pocketherm,” is among the most popular food thermometer instruments for chefs.

The functionality of a folding thermometer, like the Pocketherm, which uses color coded LEDs to indicate whether a product is frozen, chilled or cooked, was featured as the tool of choice among competitors. Its antimicrobial technology, buzzing temperature recognition and pocket size allows for easy maintenance and flexibility for all chefs. It is ideal for the competitors who run the gamut in terms of baked goods – from Madeira cakes to black forest gateau – to even unfortunate failures of a mousse cake.


“We are thrilled that the professional chefs behind ‘The Great British Bake Off’ recognize the practicality of a pocket thermometer,” says Mick Hall, product marketing director of Comark. “For bakers in fast-paced and even competitive environments, Comark’s Pocketherm can be an essential tool for bolstering efficiency, accuracy and safety.”

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