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13/02/2013 12:02

Major national distributor 3663, which supplies both branded and own label products to the catering and hospitality industry, has told every supplier it deals with that products supplied should only include their ‘declared ingredients’.

A spokesman said: “We invest heavily in quality...

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Industry
12/02/2013 12:02

In response to the new curriculum provisions announced in the national press, LACA has issued the following statement.

“Following the new provisions for food education in schools revealed in the Sunday Times (10th February), LACA will be writing to the Department for Education (DfE) to...

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Industry
11/02/2013 11:02

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued interim advice to public institutions, such as schools and hospitals, caterers, and consumers purchasing from caterers, in the light of the developing horse meat issue.

It says that public institutions, including schools, prisons, hospitals and...

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Industry
08/02/2013 07:02

Innovate Services, the innovative school catering operator, has made its first donation to the charity Mary’s Meals, following its commitment to support the organisation as its designated charity six months ago....

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Industry
31/01/2013 12:01

Chartwells’ School catering manager, Dalila Christopher, has become the first chef to book a place in the national final of LACA’s School Chef of the Year by winning the competitions London regional final.

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Industry
25/01/2013 19:01

The role of childcare providers, schools and community groups in reducing the impact of food poverty on children will be the focus of the Children’s Food Trust’s second Children’s Food Conference later this spring.

School food reviewer Henry Dimbleby, Observer food writer Jay Rayner and...

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Industry
24/01/2013 09:01
Caterers Alliance in Partnership (AiP) served over 25,000 Christmas dinners in schools across their portfolio, generating a £80,000 turnover in the run up to the festive period.

AiP's Christmas dinners are packed full of protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and...

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Industry
17/01/2013 15:01

Around 12,000 Blackpool primary school pupils are this term able to benefit from a pilot scheme launched by the local authority that offers every four to 11-year-old in the town a free breakfast.

Pupils at all the town’s primary schools are now provided with a range of healthy options for...

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Industry
07/01/2013 12:01

Labour is to publish this week a policy review document entitled ‘Children, food and obesity’, on tackling child obesity to improve the nation’s health.

The paper looks at ideas being discussed as part of Labour's policy review, including new maximum permitted levels of fat, sugar and...

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Industry
02/01/2013 16:01

The Children’s Food Trust has announced it is appointing a new chief executive from April this year.

Judy Hargadon OBE, who has led the Trust’s work since 2006, has announced her intention to retire from the role in March.

The charity’s current Director of Delivery, Linda...

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