Commercial Ice Makers

Eco Catering Equipment is your premier destination for top-tier solutions in ice production. Explore our selection of commercial ice machines. Commercial ice makers are ideal for a variety of sites from bars and restaurants to schools, universities and hospitals. They are designed to produce fresh ice cubes in large quantities in regular cycles, from leading brands such as Hoshizaki, Foster, and DC.

Every site has a different ice requirement and we offer ice makers with production capacities starting at 25kg all the way up to 290 kg and beyond.

Elevate your appliance game with a spherical ice maker from Hoshizaki, a freestanding solution delivering crystal clear ice spheres. Ideal for drinks needing some presentation, these shaped ice makers are designed for both functionality and aesthetics. Spherical ice machines benefit high-end and stylish establishments.

With a Foster ice machine, ideal for anything from cool drinks to fresh fish, you can get clear and crunchy ice cubes at the push of a button. Crafted with precision in stainless steel to enhance your ice cubes from industry leaders, a Foster ice machine is a reliably consistent source of ice for your restaurant, or for bars and pubs.

With a self contained ice maker from DC, you have the ability to produce large volumes of ice internally. Built with durability in mind, this stainless steel powerhouse is ideal for pubs, event spaces, or anywhere else with a need for reliable and large amounts of ice.

Browse our extensive stock of leading ice makers below:

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  1. Hoshizaki IM-130NE-HC
    Ice Cuber

    Complete with:

    • Production Capacity - 120kg per 24 hours
    • Storage Bin Capacity - 50kg
    • Cube size - 28 x 28 x 32mm
    • Electrics - 220-240V/50Hz/1
    • Dimensions - 1200 (h) x 704 (w) x 506 (d) (mm) (legs add 90-130 mm)
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    £2,999.00 £3,598.80
  2. Hoshizaki IM-240NE-HC
    Ice Cuber 

    Complete with:

    • Production Capacity - 210kg per 24 hours
    • Storage Bin Capacity - 110kg
    • Cube size - 28 x 28 x 32mm
    • Electrics - 220-240V/50Hz/1
    • Dimensions - 1510 (h) x 704 (w) x 665 (d) (mm) (legs add 90-130 mm)
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    £3,749.00 £4,498.80
  3. Hoshizaki IM-45NE-HC
    Ice Cuber

    Complete with:

    • Production Capacity - 46kg per 24 hours
    • Storage Bin Capacity - 18kg
    • Cube size - 28 x 28 x 32mm
    • Electrics - 220-240V/50Hz/1
    • Dimensions - 840 (h) x 503 (w) x 456 (d) (mm) (legs add 100-135 mm)
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    £1,469.00 £1,762.80
  4. Hoshizaki IM-21CNE-HC
    Ice Cuber

    Complete with:

    • Production Capacity - 25kg per 24 hours
    • Storage Bin Capacity - 11.5kg
    • Cube size - 28 x 28 x 32mm
    • Electrics - 220-240V/50Hz/1
    • Dimensions - 695 (h) x 398 (w) x 451 (d) (mm)
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    £879.00 £1,054.80
  5. Hoshizaki IM-30CNE-HC
    Ice Cuber

    Complete with:

    • Production Capacity - 30kg per 24 hours
    • Storage Bin Capacity - 11.5kg
    • Cube size - 28 x 28 x 32mm
    • Electrics - 220-240V/50Hz/1
    • Dimensions - 695 (h) x 398 (w) x 451 (d) (mm) (legs add 100-135 mm)
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    £1,019.00 £1,222.80
  6. Hoshizaki IM-45CNE-HC
    Ice Cuber

    Complete with:

    • Production Capacity - 46kg per 24 hours
    • Storage Bin Capacity - 15kg
    • Cube Size - 28 x 28 x 32mm
    • Electrics - 220-240V/50Hz/1
    • Dimensions - 690 (h) x 633 (w) x 511 (d) (mm) (legs add 100-135 mm)
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    £1,469.00 £1,762.80
  7. Hoshizaki IM-65NE-HC
    Ice Cuber

    Complete with:

    • Production Capacity - 62kg per 24 hours
    • Storage Bin Capacity - 26kg
    • Cube size - 28 x 28 x 32mm
    • Electrics - 220-240V/50Hz/1
    • Dimensions - 840 (h) x 633 (w) x 506 (d) (mm) (legs add 100-135 mm)
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    £1,849.00 £2,218.80
  8. Hoshizaki IM-100NE-HC
    Ice Cuber

    Complete with:

    • Production Capacity - 105kg per 24 hours
    • Storage Bin Capacity - 50kg
    • Cube size - 28 x 28 x 32mm
    • Electrics - 220-240V/50Hz/1
    • Dimensions - 1200 (h) x 704 (w) x 506 (d) (mm) (legs add 70-110 mm)
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    £2,639.00 £3,166.80
  9. Hoshizaki IM-240ANE-HC
    Ice Cuber
    (with optional bins)

    Complete with:

    • Production Capacity - 195 kg of cube ice per 24 hours
    • Storage Bin Capacity – 140kg / 217kg / 348kg
    • Cube (Large) Size – 28 x 28 x 32mm approx.
    • Electrics – 220-249V/50Hz/1 930Watt
    • Dimensions – 880 (h) x 560 (w) x 700 (d) (mm)
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    £3,419.00 £4,102.80
  10. Hoshizaki IM-240DNE-HC
    Ice Cuber
    (with optional bins)

    Complete with:

    • Production Capacity - 210 kg of cube ice per 24 hours
    • Cube (Large) Size – 28 x 28 x 32 (mm) approx.
    • Electrics - 220-240V/50Hz/1
    • Dimensions - 500 (h) x 1084 (w) x 700 (d) (mm)
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    £3,199.00 £3,838.80
  11. Hoshizaki IM-65NE-HC-LM
    Large Ice Cube Maker

    Complete with:

    • Production Capacity - 35kg per 24 hours
    • Storage Bin Capacity - 26kg
    • Cube size - 48 x 48 x 58mm
    • Electrics - 220-240V/50-60Hz/1
    • Dimensions - 860 (h) x 633 (w) x 506 (d) (mm)
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    £4,869.00 £5,842.80

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These ice machines, whether self-contained, cuber, or for shaped ice, are designed to meet the stringent demands of professional and commercial settings, to produce a constant supply of high quality ice. Utilising premium stainless steel, these machines ensure longevity and hygiene.

So, whether you're looking for classic cubes, large cubes, or shapes, find the right machine to produce large volumes of the ice you need.

Eco Catering Equipment is proud to offer commercial ice machines to redefine your expectations of ice production. Shop now and experience the excellence of Hoshizaki, Foster, or DC. Get sophistication and reliability delivered straight into your kitchen.

Frequently Asked Questions About Commercial Ice Machines

How long does it take a commercial ice machine to start making ice?

The time it takes for an ice machine to start making ice varies based on several factors, including the machine's size, type, and specific model. Generally, most ice machines begin producing ice within 20 to 30 minutes after being turned on. This initial time frame allows the machine to cool down, initiate the freezing process, and start the production cycle. However, larger or more sophisticated ice machines may have a longer startup time.

Variances such as manual fill or connections to the mains water supply, ice flakers, or ice crushers may cause differing startup times for your ice machine. It's essential to refer to the manufacturer's guidelines provided in the user manual for precise information related to the startup time of a particular ice maker model.

Is an ice machine a good investment?

Investing in an ice maker is a sound business decision for numerous reasons. Firstly, it ensures a reliable and consistent source of ice, vital for various businesses, especially those in the hospitality industry. An ice maker enhances operational efficiency by meeting the demand for ice in large volumes, preventing disruptions in service. It contributes to customer satisfaction, providing a refreshing and enjoyable experience. Moreover, it eliminates the need for purchasing external ice, reducing ongoing costs.

In the long run, the investment pays off as it enhances productivity, reduces expenses, and contributes to the overall success and professionalism of a business. Ice makers are not just a convenience; it's a strategic investment that positively impacts both customer experience and operational efficiency. In addition, having an ice crusher or other specialised ice on demand such as bullet shaped ice is a great way to distinguish your establishment.

What is the life expectancy of a commercial ice machine?

The life expectancy of an ice maker depends on various factors, including the brand, model, and maintenance. On average, well-maintained machines can last between 10 to 15 years.

At Eco Catering Equipment, our commitment to quality is reflected in the products we offer. Stainless steel ice machines ordered through Eco Catering Equipment come with a significant advantage — a 2-year warranty for both parts and labour. This warranty not only attests to the durability of the machines we provide but also offers peace of mind to you, ensuring that your investment is protected and supported by our exceptional service.

With regular maintenance and our warranty coverage, businesses can rely on their ice machines for an extended and efficient operational life to create large amounts of ice.

What size commercial ice machine do I need?

Determining the size of the ice maker you need involves considering factors such as the volume of ice required daily, the type of business, and peak usage times. Restaurants, pubs, and large-scale events typically demand higher ice production. A standard guideline is to aim for 0.5 to 1 kilograms of ice per person for restaurants and 1.5 kilograms for bars. Calculate the total daily demand and select an ice maker with a production capacity that comfortably meets or exceeds this requirement.

Additionally, assess the physical space available for the machine and consider any specific ice types or shapes needed for your establishment.