March 2017

Doncaster Schools Catering wins Large Employer of the Year Award
22/03/2017 14:03
Doncaster Schools Catering picked up the Large Employer of the Year Award at the Doncaster College Apprenticeship Awards

The awards, which took place at Doncaster College, are designed to celebrate the success of the college's apprentices and their employers. 

The Large Employer of the Year Award is awarded to an employer who has shown commitment to developing their workforce through apprenticeships and has...

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Food and Drink Federation Tim Rycroft sugar reduction
22/03/2017 13:03
Food manufacturers will be unable to meet the Government’s target of a 20% cut in sugar across nine key categories by the 2020 deadline, according to an industry spokesman.

Looking ahead to the launch of the Sugar Reduction Programme by Public Health England (PHE), Tim Rycroft, corporate affairs director at the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) said: “We have said consistently that a 20% sugar reduction by 2020 across all foods covered won’t be technically possible...

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Commercial Kitchen gains new association support
20/03/2017 09:03
The Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) has been announced as a new association partner of Commercial Kitchen show, which takes place at the NEC Birmingham in June.

Julian Edwards, chairman of the FCSI (UK &I), said: “With such a wide choice of innovative equipment under one roof, and leading industry keynotes from across all sectors of the foodservice industry, it’s a must attend event for consultants and end-users looking to stay ahead of the latest...

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Industry
15/03/2017 09:03
Hospitality Action is calling on foodservice and hospitality organisations throughout the UK to join their apprentices and personnel in development programmes, to organise a fundraising event or activity between March and September.

The activity should showcase initiative, imagination, organisational ability and skills, whilst also raising funds to help thousands of people in the industry who need support.

Penny Moore, CEO of Hospitality Action, says: “We are looking forward to hearing about some really creative,...

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Industry
Simon Frost: Newly appointed director of sales and chain accounts
14/03/2017 09:03
Hoshizaki UK, the manufacturer of commercial kitchen and foodservice equipment, has announced the appointment of Simon Frost CFSP as UK director of sales and chain accounts.

Frost will work closely with Steve Loughton who was recently appointed as director of Hoshizaki UK and Ireland.

Frost said: “I have knowledge of and a long standing affiliation with the Hoshizaki brands and the team, and am genuinely thrilled to be taking that relationship to the next...

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