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03/12/2013 17:12

Andy Lagor, the Unilever Food Solutions chef in Indonesia to see how his company’s work with the World Food Programme (WFP) is helping local school children, has arrived in Kupang.

After meeting WFP organisers to talk about the challenging conditions the local people face, he visited a...

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Industry
27/11/2013 15:11

Al Crisci, the prison catering manager who opened The Clink, is leading the search in this year’s BBC Food & Farming Awards.

The chef, whose own work was serialised in a BBC 1 television series, is calling on people to send in nominations for inspirational caterers working in any institution, from hospitals to schools, work canteens to care homes.

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Industry
25/11/2013 16:11

The first sponsors for the 2014 Craft Guild of Chefs’ Family Food Appreciation workshops in association with LACA have been announced.

Back once again are Mars Foodservice brands Uncle Ben’s and Dolmio, Premier Foods, Marks & Spencer and Reynolds Catering Supplies, which all supported...

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Industry
21/11/2013 12:11

The UK’s hospitality and food service sector is facing an annual bill in excess of £2.5b for food waste, a new WRAP report revealed today. The report, ‘Overview of waste in the UK Hospitality and Food Service (HaFS) Sector’, also predicts that this figure could rise beyond £3bn by 2016 unless...

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Industry
20/11/2013 12:11

Innovate Services, the catering operator to the education sector, has launched a new in-house reward scheme, which is designed to recognise the performance and contribution by its school catering teams across the UK.  

The ‘iMotivate 8000’ scheme provides Innovate’s catering teams with the potential to win by topping the regional leagues for six different categories.

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Industry
08/11/2013 10:11

Infant children at 20 schools across Sheffield are being given free school meals this week as part of LACA’s National School Meals Week. Part-funded by Sheffield Change4Life, the scheme is being delivered by catering company Taylor Shaw.

Peter McGrath, general manager at Taylor Shaw in...

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Industry
07/11/2013 14:11

Rob Flello, MP for Stoke-on-Trent South, is to become the acting chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Adult and Childhood Obesity, taking over from Rosie Cooper MP following her work to establish the Parliamentary group, which was recently renamed to acknowledge a focus on obesity...

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Industry
06/11/2013 10:11

Innovate Services, the catering operator to the education sector, has installed a brand new catering service and dining areas called the 'Innovation Zone' at The Cooper School, Bicester in Oxfordshire.

As part of the contract, Innovate completely transformed the existing dining area into a bright, modern and comfortable space, as well as introducing brand new menus to suit all tastes and dietary requirements.

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Industry
05/11/2013 10:11

CBBC presenter Stefan Gates has teamed up with Seasonal Berries and The Children’s Food Trust to call on little chefs across England to get involved in a recipe competition to help teach kids about the health benefits of eating berries and cooking from scratch.

Gates is a writer, TV...

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Industry
31/10/2013 08:10

CBBC presenter Stefan Gates has teamed up with Seasonal Berries and The Children’s Food Trust to call on little chefs across England to get involved in a recipe competition to help teach kids about the health benefits of eating berries and cooking from scratch.

According to The Children’s Food Trust there is still a long way to go to wean children off junk-food diet - with a third of children obese or overweight by tapping into their receptiveness to culinary education.

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