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03/09/2012 14:09

A new scientific report on carbon emissions claims to have overturned the commonly held belief that frozen food is more energy intensive than chilled.

Assessing a range of carbon emissions - from post-harvest or slaughter to consumption by the consumer – researchers found that a frozen...

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Industry
28/08/2012 12:08

Facilities management specialist BAM FM claims that an innovative catering concept it has developed has boosted school meal uptake by more than a quarter at a Bristol academy.

The Food Cube, developed by BAM FM in partnership with modular commercial kitchen specialist PKL Group, has...

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Industry
23/08/2012 11:08

A food book aimed at children is being published that challenges children to go cannibal, cook in acid, make chocolate poos (including nuts and sweetcorn), ask the Queen for a swan and work out the best way to slaughter a lamb.

Called Mission:Explore Food, it is described an activity...

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Industry
22/08/2012 16:08

A celebration of farming and food is promised when the quality accreditation organisation Red Tractor launches its promotional week running from 24-30 September.

It plans to use the opportunity to show caterers and consumers how it provides “a shortcut” to affordable, quality food and...

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Industry
21/08/2012 10:08

Described by Jamie Oliver as the "Oscars of the food world" the BBC Food and Farming Awards 2012 celebrates the best of Britain's food and drinks producers, cooks, markets and food shops.

On Wednesday, November 28th at 2pm at the NEC, Birmingham, some of the biggest names from the world...

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Industry
21/08/2012 10:08

The catering industry risks purchasing unsafe, poor quality or illegal seafood if they do not check it has come from a reputable supplier, government bodies have warned.

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) together with the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Food Standards...

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Industry
20/08/2012 09:08

Country Range Group has teamed up with Kellogg’s in its new ‘Help give a child a breakfast’ campaign, encouraging the next generation to tuck into the most important meal of the day.

Until December 21, they will donate 75p to the Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Trust for every case of Corn...

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Industry
08/08/2012 01:08

Public and private education catering contractors Alliance in Partnership (AiP) has retained an annual contract worth £300,000 at a 100 year old school.

AiP has worked with the Central Foundation Boys Foundation, London for over eight year’s years and will commence a further...

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Industry
10/07/2012 11:07

Coeliac UK, the national charity for people with coeliac disease, has announced new services and accreditation to help the catering industry capitalise on the emerging £100m gluten-free market and comply with the law on gluten-free food.

Sarah Sleet Chief Executive of Coeliac UK said: “...

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Industry
03/07/2012 01:07

The Children’s Food Trust has appointed marketing and fundraising expert Duncan Bell as its first director of market development.

Bell has joined the Trust in a brand new post to build the Trust's strategic partnerships, fundraising and trading activity across the UK and...

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