BCE is Southern Africa’s leading supplier of kitchen utensils, industrial cookware and commercial kitchen appliances to the hospitality and foodservice industries

BCE Foodservice Equipment was founded in 1987 and established a reputation for exceptional service and superior quality products. BCE has built on its reputation as Southern Africa’s leading supplier of kitchen utensils, industrial cookware and commercial kitchen appliances by expanding into the African Continent and Indian Ocean Islands.

We carry a range of more than 6,000 products, all of which are best of breed and sourced from reputable local and international suppliers.

Our head office is based in Johannesburg with branches in both Cape Town, Durban as well as a full showroom and warehouse in Lagos, Nigeria. In our Johannesburg branch we have the largest showroom of its kind in Africa, where potential buyers are able to view our product range in its unpacked state, replicating our product range found in our comprehensive catalogue.

In addition to this, we are able to provide live demonstrations of our products where we can present appropriate features and benefits.

Our products are classified
into the following categories:

  • Heating
  • Processing
  • Refrigeration
  • Washing
  • Cleaning
  • Utilities and Smalls
  • Chefware
  • Display ware and Buffetware
  • Storage and Handling
  • Hotelware
  • Glassware and Crockery

Our African Footprint

BCE South Africa supply more than 16 African Countries, 9 new markets and more than 100 BCE African Dealers with complete support structures. Our Export Division operates from Johannesburg office.


To become Africa’s and the Indian Ocean Island’s leading supplier of industrial catering services and equipment though supplying only reliable, best of breed products at competitive rates and backed up by comprehensive after sales service.


We are the leading supplier to the commercial catering industry, delivering a comprehensive range of branded products & solutions with a superior turnaround times & service levels

Our Value Proposition

Supplying a wide range of quality products and brands within the shortest possible time (speed), means that you, our customer, need to look no further than BCE for all your commercial catering equipment needs.

Our Values

Integrity & honesty

All our dealings are conducted within the framework of a strict and consistent moral and ethical code no matter what the circumstances or personal costs involved.


Our approach to serving our customers is focused on a cooperative effort by the members of our team which result in the achievement of a shared vision and mission.


We pride ourselves in being able to apply best practice methods (as determined by industry professionals) in everything we do.


Our passion for our business demonstrates an exceptionally strong fondness, enthusiasm, and desire for all things BCE.

Performance driven

All dealings with our customers are done in the most efficient and effective manner to ensure that they always have the stuff that keeps them cooking.

Credit and Returns Policy

The BCE credit and returns policy refers to the policies applied by BCE in respect of credits and returns of BCE products. The BCE credit and returns policy applies to all general BCE dealers.

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