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14/03/2012 14:03

Apprenticeship Training Limited (ATL) has issued an invitation to tender for catering services, including meals, vending and hospitality, at the Eastpoint Training Centre, Southampton.

ATL is seeking a suitably experienced caterer to operate a professional catering service to students and...

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Industry
08/03/2012 09:03

In a statement issued last night, LACA (Local Authority Caterers Association) has come out in support of comments made by Jamie Oliver that were reported in the Guardian newspaper on March 6th.

In it, LACA agrees with the point he made about the Government ‘watering down policies designed...

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Industry
07/03/2012 11:03

Primary school children across Hertfordshire tucked into jerk quorn, rice and peas yesterday as part of a two week catering project inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Designed by Hertfordshire County Council’s Good School Food Team and the county’s official...

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Industry
07/03/2012 10:03

A new report by the Children’s Food Trust has revealed that parents would like more legislation to help them feed their children a healthy diet.

The report, which was launched today at the Trust’s first Children’s Food Conference, revealed that 79% of surveyed parents would like to see...

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Industry
06/03/2012 12:03

Researchers at the University of Leicester are to carry out a study into how food and eating habits can help to shape children’s social skills.

They will examine the social and behavioural aspects of dining and their potential impact on school attendance and attitudes to learning....

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Industry
23/02/2012 10:02

The pupils of Wark First School in Wark, near Hexham in Northumberland, are enjoying a menu of freshly-prepared lunches thanks to a link-up with nearby Battlesteads Pub, Hotel and Restaurant.

Following funding cut backs from the Local Education Authority (LEA), the school had to make...

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Industry
01/02/2012 00:02

The Guild of Food Writers has announced details of its annual cookery competition - CookIt! - and is now searching for young cooks across the country to take part.

First prize is a week's family holiday in Cornwall and the winning child's school will win £100 worth of book...

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Industry
10/01/2012 16:01

LACA administrator Vic Laws has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List ‘for services to the UK hospitality sector’.

LACA chair Lynda Mitchell describes the award as “very well deserved”.

Vic, who has helped train prisoners and publicise the work of the ground-breaking...

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Industry
05/01/2012 00:01

Sir Michael Marmot and Dame Clare Tickell are to head a line-up of speakers on why better food for children is at the heart of improving public health, at a new conference to be held in March.

The chairs of 'Fair Society, Healthy Lives' and 'The Early Years: Foundations for...

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Industry
16/12/2011 11:12

The Craft Guild of Chefs (CGC) has announced another top industry brand has agreed to get behind its Cooking As A Family workshops, with Bernard Matthews Foodservice now the latest company to lend its support to the scheme.

The events, which were trialled earlier in the year, see Craft...

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