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J&N Food Equipment Mission Statement

“To Enhance Our Customers Experience by Delivering a Professional and Competitive Service in the Supply of Industrial Food Processing Equipment and Excellent Aftersales Support.”

Who Are We?

J&N Food Equipment are a family based business with over 100 years of experience combined. With nine staff members we have created a highly experienced team who have the knowledge to advise and guide you in the correct direction for your personal needs.

What Do We Do?

J&N Food Equipment supply the highest quality food processing equipment to both new and existing customers all over the world. We listen to customers to provide a service envied by many of our competitors. We provide repairs and servicing work for many types of food equipment, due to a reliable team of engineers and a range of spare parts.

Where Are We?

J&N Food Equipment are based in Epworth, Yorkshire. In June 2019 we moved to a brand new premises, this move gives us the opportunity to expand with the business. We now have a test kitchen, giving us the ability to demonstrate the capabilities of our equipment to customers on site.

Why J&N Food Equipment?

J&N Food Equipment value the status they’ve earned in the industry. Over the last two decades we have given all new and existing customers the exact same time and dedication. We’ve built a reputation across the UK and worldwide that we are proud of, as reflected in our testimonials.

When We Started?

In 2000 Ian and Sandra started the business using their spare bedroom and garage as space for their business. In 2002 they relocated the business; this move gave them a huge outbuilding space with office attached. J&N Food Equipment continued growing and in 2004 the first sales person was taken on.

Ian and Sandra decided to move the business away from their home in 2006 into Unit C on the industrial estate. Fast forward seven years to 2013 and the business stayed on the same industrial estate however moved to units G and H, this gave them far more office space but also a workshop area and showroom. They kept on unit C as extra storage space as the business was growing rapidly. Enabling us to take on the first engineer and therefore J&N Food Equipment could offer servicing and repairs.

In June 2019, J&N Food Equipment moved to bigger premises, and has a larger team than ever before with nine staff members. Unit K was designed and built exactly to the varying needs of the growing business, giving the opportunity to provide the best possible service. Have a look at the virtual tour of J&N Food Equipment.

Enquire Here

Main ContactEnquiries

Phone: 01427 872186

Email: enquiries@jnequipment.co.uk

Address:

  • Unit K Station Road Industrial Estate
  • Station Road
  • Epworth, Doncaster
  • United Kingdom
  • DN9 1JZ

Ian JonesDirector

Phone: 07968 855791

Email: ian@jnequipment.co.uk

Kevan VickersHead of Sales

Phone: 07930 029354

Email: kev@jnequipment.co.uk

Ben OrtonHead of Engineering & Parts

Phone: 07530 239951

Email: ben@jnequipment.co.uk

Vikki SimpsonAccounts

Email: vikkisimpson@jnequipment.co.uk

Samantha NightingaleDispatch & Deliveries

Email: samantha@jnequipment.co.uk

Morgan CharlesI.T, Marketing & Social Media

Email: morgan@jnequipment.co.uk

"I have dealt with J&N Food Equipment for many years now and seem to come back to them every time. There prices are very competitive but what draws you back is there outstanding customer service and after sale service. Myself been in the butchery business for nearly 30 years and recently started my own wholesale and retail business, the help and support that I've received from J&N has helped me in many ways. May I take this opportunity to thank Ian and his great team and wish them even more success in the future."

- E Roberts Meat Trading

Emlyn Roberts

Customer Feedback

"Excellent service and prompt attention. We have dealt with J&N for many years and have a great working relationship."

- Lishman’s of Ilkley

David Lishman

"I’ve now been in business for some 36 years and Ian Jones of J&N Equipment has without doubt been one of my very best service providers. A highly experienced professional in his chosen field and honest as the day is long."

- Edwards of Conwy

Leuan Edwards

"We have been working with J&N Equipment over the past five years and they have been instrumental to us getting our processing and retail operations off the ground in Barbados. It's always challenging working with a supplier 4,000 miles away but Ian and Kevin have gone above and beyond the call of duty and we know that we can count on them to stand behind what they sell."

- Clifton Meats

Bruce Bailey

"We Have now been dealing with J & N Foods for over 9 years, And cannot say enough about the outstanding service that we get from them, whether it be from the office staff or there team of Engineers that look after our machines, we have purchased anything from Rex Sausage fillers to Over wrappers, expert sales advice and product knowledge. Would recommend to anyone within the industry to give this Team a call."

- Mainstream International Foods Ltd

Peter Fazakerley

We would like to say that having dealt with your company for many years, your service and knowledge is second to none

- Fresh Field Foods Ltd.

Peter and Pip Denwick

"During the 15+ years we have had dealings with J & N Food Equipment Ltd, we have always found their customer service second to none"

- Broster's Farm Shop & Coffee Shop.

Mark Broster

"Your company was highlighted as having given exceptional service following machinery breakdowns at both the factory and shop. Without your company's response to our problems we would have found ourselves in some very bleak situations"

- Edwards of Conwy Ltd & The Traditional Welsh Sausage Co Ltd. North Wales.

Ieuan Edwards (Managing Director)

"J & N are an excellent company to deal with"

- Eatons Butchers, Doncaster.

Paul Eaton

"Your ability to achieve a repair the next day is an immense motivaton to purchase machinery from you, and in the many years of our association you have never let me down"

- E.B. Johnston Ltd - Hull.

E.B. Johnston

"...their advice and knowledge of the best products to suit our specific business needs has been a great help in developing our business through technology"

- A. Laverack & Sons Ltd, Holme on Spalding Moor.

Angela Dobson

"We have never been let down"

- Arthur Haigh Ltd, North Yorkshire.

Duncan Haigh (Managing Director)

"I have always bought and hired a few machines from J & N and they always come up with a solution to get me the right bit of kit for the job in hand"

- Lower Hurst Organic, Buxton.

John Williams (Production Manager)

"I have dealt with J&N Food Equipment for many years now and seem to come back to them every time. There prices are very competitive but what draws you back is there outstanding customer service and after sale service. Myself been in the butchery business for nearly 30 years and recently started my own wholesale and retail business, the help and support that I've received from J&N has helped me in many ways. May I take this opportunity to thank Ian and his great team and wish them even more success in the future."

- E Roberts Meat Trading

Emlyn Roberts

Customer Feedback

"Excellent service and prompt attention. We have dealt with J&N for many years and have a great working relationship."

- Lishman’s of Ilkley

David Lishman

"I’ve now been in business for some 36 years and Ian Jones of J&N Equipment has without doubt been one of my very best service providers. A highly experienced professional in his chosen field and honest as the day is long."

- Edwards of Conwy

Leuan Edwards

"We have been working with J&N Equipment over the past five years and they have been instrumental to us getting our processing and retail operations off the ground in Barbados. It's always challenging working with a supplier 4,000 miles away but Ian and Kevin have gone above and beyond the call of duty and we know that we can count on them to stand behind what they sell."

- Clifton Meats

Bruce Bailey

We would like to say that having dealt with your company for many years, your service and knowledge is second to none

- Fresh Field Foods Ltd.

Peter and Pip Denwick

"During the 15+ years we have had dealings with J & N Food Equipment Ltd, we have always found their customer service second to none"

- Broster's Farm Shop & Coffee Shop.

Mark Broster

"Your company was highlighted as having given exceptional service following machinery breakdowns at both the factory and shop. Without your company's response to our problems we would have found ourselves in some very bleak situations"

- Edwards of Conwy Ltd & The Traditional Welsh Sausage Co Ltd. North Wales.

Ieuan Edwards (Managing Director)

"J & N are an excellent company to deal with"

- Eatons Butchers, Doncaster.

Paul Eaton

"Your ability to achieve a repair the next day is an immense motivaton to purchase machinery from you, and in the many years of our association you have never let me down"

- E.B. Johnston Ltd - Hull.

E.B. Johnston

"We have never been let down"

- Arthur Haigh Ltd, North Yorkshire.

Duncan Haigh (Managing Director)

"I have always bought and hired a few machines from J & N and they always come up with a solution to get me the right bit of kit for the job in hand"

- Lower Hurst Organic, Buxton.

John Williams (Production Manager)

Meet The Team

Poppy - CEO (2015)

Poppy joined J&N Food Equipment as a puppy in 2015. She comes to work every day and is a valued team member meeting and greeting new customers. She spends quite a lot of her day sitting behind Kevan on his chair keeping an eye on him and helping in the sales department answering telephone calls.

Ian Jones - Director (2000)

Ian started his career in selling butchers sundries to small businesses in Yorkshire. The demand for someone to provide quality machinery to the industry was vast, so in July 2000 Sandra and Ian created J&N Food Equipment Ltd together. Ian has a passion for his business and has gained respect through the industry for supplying good, reliable products with an exceptional after sales service.

Sandra Nightingale-Jones - Director (2000)

After leaving school, Sandra started her career at a well-known department store, working there until leaving to start a family. Whilst being a stay at home mum, Sandra did the accounting for her Father until she returned to employment in the education department. Sandra worked at the local senior school as a teacher’s aide, working with children with different kinds of educational needs. Ian and Sandra decided there was a gap in the food machinery industry within the area, so in July 2000 they set up J&N Food Equipment Ltd.

Richard Nightingale - Engineer (2008)

Richard started his career at college studying painting and decorating. After 3 years of schooling he began providing an excellent skilled service as a decorator. Not long after, Ian spotted the skills Richard had in customer awareness and took him on board as a warehouse worker. Richard is now active in repairing and servicing machinery after gaining the knowledge and skills required.

Vikki Simpson - Accounts (2012)

Vikki started her career as a computer operator imputing data for a large companies. She expanded her career into customer care and service reception for a well-known motor company. After having children Vikki moved her career into accounting, then joined J&N Food Equipment in 2012. She now looks after all accounts payable/receivable and deals with the general day to day paperwork tasks.

Samantha Nightingale - Admin (2014)

Samantha studied cabin crew and college and started her working life as a shop assistant in our local village. After her first child arrived, Samantha started working for J&N part time looking after dispatch, goods in and office admin. In 2018, her second child was born so now juggles between J&N Food Equipment and two very active children.

Kevan Vickers - Head of Sales (2015)

Kevan started butchering at the age of 14 and left school to become a full time butcher and slaughter man. After spending three years managing a slaughterhouse, Kevan moved back into the butchery to take over from his father-in-law on his retirement to run the butcher’s shop, bakery and delicatessen, also opening a second shop. After 12 years Kevan decided to change direction and help set up an FSA approved meat department for a local food service company. All the way through Kevan’s career he used J&N Food Equipment’s products, therefore it was no surprise when he joined the sales team in September 2015, Kevan said “since then I’ve never looked back”.

Ben Orton - Head of Engineering and Parts (2018)

Ben Started work as an apprentice at local electrical contractor. After becoming fully qualified electrician moved to another local electrical contractor working on large projects as electrical foreman, using this role to gain more qualifications to become an approved electrician. After 15 years decided to have a change of career and move to J&N Food Equipment Ltd as head of engineering and parts.

Morgan Charles - IT, Marketing and Social Media (2018)

Morgan finished school with 4 A’s in Maths, Physics and English and then went on to study engineering to achieve Double Merit in BTEC Level 3 Diploma. While in education Morgan worked part time jobs including waitress, shop assistant and became head coach for an under 7’s rugby club. After leaving college Morgan started J&N Food Equipment in Sept 2018 covering Samantha’s maternity leave. In June Morgan started full time job in IT, Marketing and Social Media.

Martin Broderick (Brod) - Engineer (2018)

Brod started working for a local haulage firm as a mechanical fitter. He later attended North Lindsay College training as an electrician. He started working for a local electrical contractor for 20+ years. In 2009 Brod started his own company doing electrical repairs and machinery repairs. In 2018 Brod joined J&N Food Equipment as an engineer.

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