Ice Forward was developed by Hinzself. For many years, the German company has been providing ground-breaking products for innovation in the catering industry. Its portfolio includes high-tech workwear from Novation, eco-friendly drinking straws from Stir & Straw and the glass collection Perfect Serve Collection by Stephan Hinz. The mind behind Hinzself is the prize-winning bar expert Stephan Hinz. He is the owner of the award-winning bar Little Link in Cologne and has published several specialist books about drinks and gastronomy. Years of experience in the gastronomy and event sectors formed the basis for the development of his products. As a speaker, Hinz has passed on his knowledge at trade fairs and events in over 20 countries on four continents.