Petrol and convenience market

Food on the go continues to grow!

Food sales generated $1.34 billion in 2022*
This is a 12% increase in sales growth!

*AACS 2023 State of Industry Report, April 2024

Busy People, Busy Lives

We understand the busy lives your customers lead. Running on empty on their way home from work, rushed and ragged, if they could only grab a hot cooked chicken and relax, dinner almost done! Cold day, craving a hot lunch? Run around the corner to their local convenience store to grab a hot potato bake, potato cake or chicken roll to fill that hole. What about that road trip, hungry kids in the back, they are craving a moment’s peace to listen to a favourite podcast, why not stop off for fuel, some hot chips for the kids and some sanity!

Closer than you think

At Meris we understand that many have not considered hot food due to the perceived challenges of lack of space and skill but that is all a thing of the past! We are fully aware of the demands and limitations business owners in the Petrol & Convenience sector experience. This is why we offer the most sophisticated food equipment that does all the work for you without the need for cooking skills or a commercial kitchen – just a countertop, power socket and a person to activate it!

Power on into your future with a hot food offering to fuel your business profits!

See how your food offering is performing

Trying to reconcile what impact hot food could have on your bottom line but don’t know how to calculate it? Let us help!

Simply enter your details in our food to go calculator to see how you are performing against a range of other national sites based on some basic numbers.

Like what you see? Book a presentation with the team at Meris to see what products will best suit your business needs and goals.

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Starting your hot food offering, or expanding it? These food equipment hero’s will ensure the best results.

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Like what you see but want to know more? Book a Consultation with the Meris Team and discover the world of food to go. Let us unpack with you the opportunities that exist within your business to harness this growing trend and fuel your profits with our plug and play food equipment today.

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    What Our Clients Say

    “The FlashGrill is so good. Always such an even cook. Never have to worry about re-heating, it’s always at temp. Super easy to clean and nothing ever sticks. We cover the plate with 30 frozen burgers, cook them, then add another 30 straight away with no change in cooking time between the first lot and the second and get the same great result. It’s really impressive” Katrina Sanderson, Food Operations Manager - Bowser Bean and Vantage Fuels

    It enhances flavours by cooking at low temperatures.

    "FlashGRILL completes any food. It enhances flavours by cooking at low temperatures. It can perfectly caramelise and grill the products. It is great for white meat and fish. It is very satisfying to cook different kinds of meats and ensuring clients can fully perceive the differences in tastes due to the specific flavour of each product being preserved."Chef Francesco di Maria, - LA FIORENTINA Ristorante-Pasticceria Roma - Italy
    “Since I have had the possibility to cook at lower temperatures, meat does not stiffen or burn. It remains evenly cooked and intact, and enhances flavour. Thanks to FlashGRILL, which keeps the temperature even on the full cooking surface, I managed to optimise cooking in my work kitchen. I also use the CLOCHE every day. Thanks to it, I obtain great results with meat and fish, like tuna. I am extremely satisfied.”Chef Diego Asara, - GINGER SAPORI E SALUTE Roma - RM
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    Operational costs down, profits up with Perfect Fry...

    ...Since installing the Perfect Fry, we’re saving $4,500 per week in labour costs by not having the kitchen open for as many hours.Craig Mitchell, Bar Manager - Buckingham Arms Hotel, Adelaide

    Perfect fit for our stores - counter top and no smells...

    Hot Chips are a universal product that appeal to multiple market segments in all seasons. The Perfect Fryer is perfect for the Wendy’s environment as it has a very small footprint and is able to be used in kiosks due to its in-built filtration system.” “We are looking forward to continued growth and development of the Wendy’s brand with an enhanced food offer”Wendies

    Perfect Fryer go great and produce a consistently high quality product...

    ...We have expanded the range to offer three Perfect Fryers, two are used for chips and the third for other deep fried product.IGA

    Five weeks in we are seeing daily food sales growth and are confident we are going to achieve our sales targets...

    ...The cooking equipment we selected is all automated for a consistent result every time and is safe and simple to use. It has provided us with the opportunity to introduce a diverse range of new food that is proving popular with our customers.Eddy - BP

    Delivering a high standard of menu items across all our stores and locations...

    ...We were impressed with the quality of food the perfect fry producs, right from the trial cooking our chefs did, additionally, all staff members cooking will now be able to produce those results consistently.Mr Marshall - Degani
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    The Perfect Fry is competitively priced and has really helped us to grow our food-based revenue...

    ...We use the Perfect Fry instead of a kitchen for the last 15 years. The machines are incredibly easy for any staff member to use, our roster of up to 26 bar staff utilise the machines on a daily basis. I highly recommend the Perfect Fry.Yohan Karunatileke, Venue Manager - The Welcome Stranger Hotel in Melbourne CBD