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18/09/2018 09:09
Further details have been announced about the Yorkshire and Humberside Expo 2018.

The free to attend event is aimed at school and hospital caterers, catering managers, operational managers, bursars, business managers, heads of catering services and any key decision makers.

It will include skills presentations, the latest innovations and trials by many of the catering...

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The government has been urged to introduce food waste collections by the chief executive of the UK’s Anaerobic digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA).
18/09/2018 09:09
The government has been urged to introduce food waste collections by the chief executive of the UK’s Anaerobic digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA).

ABDA chief executive, Charlotte Morton, has written to senior ministers, including Michael Gove, Greg Clark and James Brokenshire, following suggestions that the inclusion of universal food waste collections for England in Defra’s forthcoming resources and waste strategy is ‘unlikely’.

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LACA
18/09/2018 08:09
A school catering company in Warwickshire celebrated its first year as a stand-alone business following its move away from a local authority run service.

Pupils and staff from Heathcote Primary School in Warwick joined Educaterers managing director, Terry Tredget, to mark the event with a celebratory cake made by Judy Murray, assistant development manager and winner of ‘best in class’ at the LACA awards.

Tredget said: “We’re absolutely...

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18/09/2018 08:09
A school catering company in Warwickshire celebrated its first year as a stand-alone business following its move away from a local authority run service.

Pupils and staff from Heathcote Primary School in Warwick joined Educaterers managing director, Terry Tredget, to mark the event with a celebratory cake made by Judy Murray, assistant development manager and winner of ‘best in class’ at the LACA awards.

Tredget said: “We’re absolutely...

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18/09/2018 08:09
A school catering company in Warwickshire celebrated its first year as a stand-alone business following its move away from a local authority run service.

Pupils and staff from Heathcote Primary School in Warwick joined Educaterers managing director, Terry Tredget, to mark the event with a celebratory cake made by Judy Murray, assistant development manager and winner of ‘best in class’ at the LACA awards.

Tredget said: “We’re absolutely...

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LACA
Steve Brine public health minister calorie labelling consultation
18/09/2018 07:09
Government proposals that would force caterers in schools, hospitals and the workplace to list calories on their menus have begun a three-month public consultation process.

Steve Brine, the public health minister, said: “This is not about forcing anyone to eat certain things or companies to behave in a certain way but I firmly believe we have a right to know the nutritional content of the food we give to our children.

“Type 2 diabetes is on the rise, and is...

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17/09/2018 16:09
A school catering company in Warwickshire celebrated its first year as a stand-alone business following its move away from a local authority run service.

Pupils and staff from Heathcote Primary School in Warwick joined Educaterers managing director, Terry Tredget, to mark the event with a celebratory cake made by Judy Murray, assistant development manager and winner of ‘best in class’ at the LACA awards.

Tredget said: “We’re absolutely...

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LACA
17/09/2018 11:09
The LACA East business meeting’s agenda has been announced and will include a talk on the rise of plant-based food by Mark Banahan from the Vegan Society and Paul Evans Operations Director of School Health UK and Vice-Chair of The British Obesity Society discussing the child obesity strategy.

Held at the Brakes Innovation Centre on November 8, highlights will also include a food innovations showcase from Brakes and the SCOTY 2018 winner, Michael Goulston, HCL.

Running from 10am – 4pm, there will also be a chance to network and a raffle, followed by an evening network even from...

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Industry
17/09/2018 09:09
Cementing news that Brits prefer to buy British, research from fish specialist Young’s Foodservice has found that 85% of school caterers are ‘more likely to purchase products’ if packaging highlights that contents are Made in Britain.

Despite price being the most important factor when considering what to include on school menus – followed by origin and pack size - 80% of caterers are willing to spend ‘slightly more’ on fish fingers made in Britain.

Young’s said this shows their support for the British economy and...

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HCL hertfordshire catering hitching girls school compostable cups
14/09/2018 07:09
Hertfordshire Catering Ltd (HCL) has teamed up with Hitchin Girls School (HGS) to provide compostable packaging for all takeaway food items and coffees.

In addition, the school has servery and dining hall were refurbished over the summer holidays, the latter also extended to add an further 100 seats to allow more students to eat inside and cut the overall need for food packaging.

Those that do opt to take their food and drinks away now...

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