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25/10/2013 17:10

Following its launch at the LACA Main Event in July, the first Food Cube from PK Food Concepts has been installed by the company in a joint partnership with client Solihull Catering Service, part of Solihull MBC.

Arden School was the chosen site for the innovative outdoor catering...

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Industry
24/10/2013 09:10

Local authorities and the NHS should do more to support families to help them tackle the time-bomb of obesity in children and young people, says NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

Families should be encouraged to eat healthily and be physically active by taking up...

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Industry
22/10/2013 10:10

A new report just out highlights the London boroughs which are leading the way in promoting healthy and sustainable food within their schools and communities, showing the capital has made progress in the last two years.

Now in its third year, the ‘Good Food for London 2013’ report...

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Industry
02/10/2013 08:10

To coincide with British Sausage Week (4-10 November), BPEX has produced a sausage guide for caterers which highlights simple ways to maximise their use on menus.

‘The Sausage Supplement’ contains information; from recipes, facts and advice to interviews with some of the leading sausage suppliers as well as chef Simon Rimmer – the face of this year’s British Sausage Week.

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Industry
19/09/2013 15:09

 The Times reports today that the Liberal Democrat plan to provide free school meals to all infants in English state schools was a hastily drawn up policy designed to serve as a bargaining chip in exchange for Tory marriage tax breaks.

In a meeting between David Cameron, George Osborne,...

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Industry
23/08/2013 10:08

Half of seven-year-olds spend more than six hours a day sitting down and are failing to get enough exercise, a study indicates, according to a report in The Times.

Girls are much less active than boys, with only 38% as active as they should be, compared with 63% of boys, the research...

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Industry
22/08/2013 10:08

Bestway Batleys is launching its delivered food and drink offering to the foodservice market which will be available from 1 September 2013.

Previously only limited to Scotland, Bestway Batleys will be launching the service through 17 specialist depots across the UK.

The team at Bestway Batleys say the new approach will focus on offering a ‘simpler, better’ service to its foodservice customers with an emphasis on fresh, meat, soft drinks and snacks in addition to a complete alcohol solution through its Drinks Express division.

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Industry
19/08/2013 11:08

According to new research from the Child Poverty Action Group, (CPAG) families are struggling as the cost of raising children has hit almost £150,000. The research, co-funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, found that costs had risen by 4% in the last year alone.

The report also found...

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Industry
13/08/2013 10:08

Every school in London is to have a vegetable garden, Mayor Boris Johnson is to announce this week, according to a report in the Sunday Times.

The news comes as a poll reveals that one in three children in the capital is too hungry to concentrate in class.

The push to give every...

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Industry
13/08/2013 09:08

Catering Design Group (CDG), a UK leading restaurant and commercial catering design company, has secured over £1.5 million pounds of new contract wins within the education sector.

Rugby School is a leading co-educational boarding school in Warwickshire and one of the oldest independent schools in Britain. The school recently acquired the adjacent Bishop Wulstan School, which will now undergo a complete refurbishment to improve facilities for sixth form students.

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