August 2017

23/08/2017 10:08
The Kraft Heinz Company has confirmed that it will sponsor the LACA National School Meals Week 2017 (NSMW).

The global food processor will promote its no added sugar and reduced salt baked beans and tomato sauce range as it accompanies the NSMW team

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23/08/2017 07:08
In celebration of National Rice Week (18-24 September), Uncle Ben’s has crowned Rob Maidment from Simpsons Lane Academy, West Yorkshire, the winner of its 2017 Best Rice Dish competition.

Tasked with creating a “delicious and unique rice dish” to appear on school menus during National Rice Week, Maidment’s ‘Italian Chicken and courgette rice’ dish triumphed – winning six months free supply of Uncle Ben’s rice and a brand new Kitchen Aid for his school.

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22/08/2017 12:08
Dairy products producer Kerrymaid has teamed up with Jeanette Orrey MBE to produce a collection of ‘tried and tested’ recipes from Orrey and other school chefs.

The downloadable online recipe collection features meals designed for both home and school kitchens with ingredient portions serving from 4-8 to 190-380.

School chefs who feature in the collection include Kath Breckon from Westcliff Primary School, Ravenscliffe High School’s Tony Mulgrew...

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22/08/2017 11:08
Media personality and TV presenter Dr Dawn Harper has launched a campaign encouraging parents to feed their children nuts as a snack rather than crisps.

The news follows a report from Censuswide that found that parents were more than twice as likely to give their children crisps as a snack, with 92% of children given crisps at least once a week compared to 26% being fed nuts.

The study of 1,000 parents with children aged 5-12 found that...

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21/08/2017 07:08
Trade Interchange - the management software provider – is urging businesses to implement better supplier management systems, following the recent contaminated egg scandal that hit the UK.

Given how vast and complex the global food supply chain is – ingredients being sourced from multiple suppliers and countries worldwide – ineffective systems can make monitoring the supply chain much more difficult, and consequently result in such scares.

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