July 2017

10/07/2017 09:07
In a seminar organised by Food Standards Scotland (FSS), Food & Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland, Which? and Cancer Research UK, key stakeholders and policy makers will discuss the key issues for tackling obesity in Scotland.

Taking place on 21 February 2018, the seminar will centre around the Scottish Government’s new Diet and Obesity Strategy and Physical Activity Delivery Plan, and the introduction of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy.

The event - including keynote addresses from Elspeth Macdonald, deputy chief...

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07/07/2017 15:07
A group of pupils from Chapter House Preparatory School in York were crowned McDougalls Young Baking Team of the Year at this year’s LACA: The Main Event on 6 July.

The students won the prestigious accolade thanks to their ‘Queen Ethelburga’s Mess’ creation, a recipe which included fresh strawberries, garden mints and locally sourced eggs which met the local produce theme of the competition.

Cooking in front of a live audience, nine-year olds Lara...

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LACA Awards for Excellence 2017 winners
07/07/2017 00:07
The Lead Association for Catering in Education (LACA) unveiled its 2017 Awards for Excellence winners on 6 July at a gala dinner during its Main Event conference and exhibition at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

Sally Shadrack, chair of LACA, hosted the annual awards night at which 13 winners were honoured for their efforts and achievements in the world of school meals provision.

Judith Gregory, senior client officer with Cardiff Council had a double reason to celebrate, picking up the Roger...

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05/07/2017 13:07
At the LACA Main Event today LACA announced their first Roll of Honour for Professional Development

There are six organisations/schools that have been recognised for their commitment in using the Professional Standards. They are:

ISS Education – Mark Davies, Madie Ager-Warner & Roxana Troaca...

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05/07/2017 09:07

Chair of LACA Sally Shadrack said:

“Today we have had confirmation from the Government that Universal Infant Free School Meals is here to stay. This is wonderful news as millions of children, parents and schools will continue to benefit from nutritious and free meals throughout term time...

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