About Us

Euro-Food Machinery Ltd have been supplying quality food processing equipment to the food manufacturing trade since 1987.

Specialising in Further Processing equipment including forming, coating, cooking, frying, grilling, stewing and freezing machines etc.  We supply some of the industry’s most respected and well known, household names with high quality machinery, service and spare parts.


1987 Ian and Pat Sandlan (husband and wife) form “Sumann UK Ltd” in partnership with German company” Sumann GmbH”, operating from their house in Suffolk, offering cooking and smoking machine sales and service. The company immediately employs 3 engineers including Ian & Pat’s son Paul.

1990 The company moves to a small brand new Industrial unit in the nearby village of Elmswell after gaining UK agencies for Swiss firms “Pokomat” Injectors & “Lescha” Tumblers. Sumann UK becomes “Euro-Food Machinery Ltd” following Ian & Pat’s buyout of the German owned half of the business.

1994 Euro-Food move it’s premises again to a larger industrial unit as they take on sole UK agencies for “Provatec” & “Hollymatic” forming machines and more sales and engineering staff including Ian & Pat’s youngest son Andrew.

1996 Demand takes Euro-Food into the further processing sector after securing the “Meyn” agency for frying, cooking, coating and freezing equipment. Euro-Food are suddenly supplying some of the UK’s largest and well known food processing companies.

2000 More European and American equipment suppliers come on board with their agencies including Dutch firm “FMT” and U.S firm “Star Filters”. Euro-Food also move into specialist cooking with continuous contact and combi ovens.

2008  Euro-Food continue to work with their core suppliers and have recently added German machine builder “Berief Innovativ” who are specialists in process cooking technology and Dutch firm “I.C.S” Spiral freezers (formerly “Systemate Numafa”) to the Portfolio.

2011 Euro-Food begin working with Dutch firm T.S Techniek who specialise in coating, enrobing and frying equipment.