June 2018

Industry
22/06/2018 09:06
Helping to reduce the risk of death caused by food contamination, business standards company, BSI, has updated its international food safety standard to ‘meet the evolving challenges of the food supply chain.’

Launched in 2005, the ISO 22000 food safety management system is a requisite for any organisation in the food chain to achieve best practice, and to avoid potential hazards and risks that lead to contamination.

One in ten people fall ill and 420,000 die because of contaminated food every...

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Industry
21/06/2018 07:06
Manufacturer Hobart is offering a £500 discount on its A200 planetary mixer when operators trade in old machines of any make or model.

Available until 2019, the ‘scrappage scheme’ is open to public sector catering sites across the UK, with Hobart offering to collect old mixers at the same time as delivering the new model.

Sales director Tim Bender said: “We’re giving public sector caterers the opportunity to experience...

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Industry
20/06/2018 09:06
FareShare, the food redistribution charity, is launching its new holiday food provision campaign – ActiveAte – which will run until the end of the summer holidays in early September.

Denise Rawls, FareShare’s public affairs manager, said: “Through this campaign we aim to help combat the issue of holiday hunger, FareShare’s #ActiveAte programme will supply food to over 200 holiday projects this summer, providing nutritious meals and snacks for approximately 20,000 children...

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Industry
20/06/2018 09:06
The 2018 One4all Spotlight Awards are now open for entry until 6 July – recognising ‘exceptional’ colleagues across the UK catering industry.

Now in their third year, the awards “recognise the best employees in 28 different categories” across 11 industry sectors, including: employee of the year, catering team of the year, the rising star and team player of the year award.

Submit entries online via:...

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LACA
Martine Wright LACA 7/7 terror attack survivor
19/06/2018 14:06
Martine Wright lost both legs in the 7/7 terrorist attacks on the London underground. She has since rebuilt her life, skydived, learned to fly, and become a member of the British 2012 Paralympic volleyball team and will be telling delegates about her life at this year’s Main Event July 11-13.

She will be addressing delegates at 4pm on Wednesday, July 11th, which is now a full day of presentations and the exhibition.

Hers is a remarkable story of suffering and recovery, determination, inspiration and self-belief. Since her injury, she didn’t just qualify for the 2012...

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