March 2018

Industry
obesity, keynote, seminar
30/03/2018 08:03
The Westminster Food and Nutrition Forum keynote seminar will take place 17 October, in central London.

Entitled: ‘Next steps for policy on obesity: reformulation, portion size and promoting healthy lifestyles' the seminar will focus on improving food labelling in order to "educate and influence consumers about healthier eating."

The agenda includes keynote addresses from: Professor...

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LACA
school, students, lunches
29/03/2018 08:03
CATERed is welcoming All Saints Church of England Academy as the latest member of the co-operative group responsible for providing school meals to thousands of students across Plymouth.

The move will see the academy join 66 other school shareholders and Plymouth City Council as joint owners in the local authority trading cooperative; a set up providing access to nutritious meals during the school day. 

CATERed is funded by schools pooling the budgets they receive for the...

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LACA
27/03/2018 11:03
Tim Blowers attended the annual British Food Fortnight winners presentation and the announcement of new ambassadors for Love British Food last week.

Love British Food held the event at the Elystan Restaurant in London to present the winners of British Food Fortnight and welcome the new ambassadors Raymond Blanc, Liz Earle, Candice Brown and Michelin star chef Phil Howard.

The event was also attended by Michael Gove Secretary of State...

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Industry
LACA
salad, vegetable, tips
26/03/2018 09:03
National Vegetarian Week is running from May 14 to May 20 this year. Ahead of the event, Sam Platt, manager of the Vegetarian Society Cookery School, has come up with some tips to make it easier for you to create saleable and on-trend veggie and vegan options:

1. Get creative. Write the veggie dishes first. So many chefs leave the veggie options till last when writing a menu, which can make it feel like a chore! If you're a meat-eater it might take a bit more thought and ingenuity to design veggie and vegan dishes, don't leave it...

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LACA
Obesity, cancer, health
26/03/2018 08:03
Obesity is a huge threat in the UK currently, warns a leading cancer prevention expert, following research showing it is the second biggest preventable cause of the disease, after smoking.

The comments from Cancer Research UK’s Professor Linda Bauld relate to new figures from the charity, calculated from 2015 cancer data, showing that more than 135,500 cases of cancer a year in the UK could be prevented through lifestyle changes. This equates to 37.7% of all diagnosed UK cancers...

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