Berkel Sales and Service Celebrates 40 Year History in Houston

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Family-Owned and Operated Repair and Sales in Business for Four Decades

Berkel prides itself in being an outstanding source for food processing, packaging, and weighing equipment needs.

Founded in 1974, Berkel Sales & Service, Inc. has built a reputation over the years as one of the premier food equipment companies in Texas. The family-run, Houston-based company recently celebrated its 40 year anniversary, capping off four decades of success in the region.

It all started with John J. Dale, who majored in business at Indiana University. He went to work for the Berkel factory in La Porte, Indiana, almost immediately after he graduated. By 1974, John was in Houston and had purchased a Berkel regional office there. John quickly went to work, acquiring distributorships for other food equipment manufacturers. Today, Berkel Sales & Service not only manufactures parts, but it also acts as a vendor for other manufacturers, with over 32,000 items. Manufacturers under the Berkel umbrella include Biro, Bizerba, Globe, Minipack America, Robot Coupe, Yamato, and Zumek.

Berkel Sales and Service is best known as a family-run company where customers can purchase food equipment—be it new or used. The company accommodates any budget, and it has maintained a reputation for honesty, timeliness, fairness, efficiency, and proficiency in its chosen industry. Also, Berkel prides itself in being an outstanding source for food processing, packaging, and weighing equipment needs.

Customers can try one of Berkel's slicers, whether they work at a bakery, pastry shop, supermarket or butcher shop. Establishments that sell a lot of meat-related products might be interested in the company's product line of grinders, mixers, and sausage stuffers. For professional chefs who do a lot of grating, shredding, and slicing, Berkel's bowl-and-knife food processors are ideal. Each item is designed with serrated blades for optimal durability and cutting performance, as well as angled bowls for more accurate mixing. Also available is a wide range of scales, comprising devices that range from price computing and point of sale to bench-based measurements and portion control.

Other products available from Berkel website include juicers, grinder plates and knives, food machine lubricants, patty papers and machines, saw blades, and vacuum packaging and pouches. Customers can also access documentation on specific parts at the Berkel website. In addition to Berkel and its partnering manufacturers, customers can look up parts from over a dozen companies, which include Butcher Boy, Ishida, Koch Equipment, and Stephan Food Processing Machinery.

About Berkel Sales & Service, Inc.:
Based in Houston, Texas, Berkel Sales & Service, Inc. has been around since the mid-1970s. The company provides a wide variety of culinary equipment that includes measuring scales, food processors, juicers, and meat slicers and grinders. Berkel also has an inventory of replacement parts for some of the aforementioned supplies. The company is headquartered at 1923 Antoine Drive, Houston, Texas 77055. For more information or to place an order for equipment, customers can dial 713-688-9518 or the toll-free number 1-800-392-5435. Berkel can also be reached via info(at)berkelss(dot)com or the Contact form at the website, which is

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