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24/09/2012 10:09

Segregation in the school hall at lunchtime and the stigmatisation of receiving free school meals (FSMs) from the state are key factors for parents who are opting for sending children to school with packed lunches instead, according to a new study from the Institute for Social and Economic...

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Industry
18/09/2012 12:09

School chef Lesley Christon from North Yorkshire says that ‘going back to basics’ is helping to make sure children keep coming back for more in her dining room.

The chef unit manager at Thirsk Community Primary School believes learning new skills such as making fresh bread and pasta have...

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Industry
10/09/2012 12:09

Taylor Shaw, school meals contractor for Sheffield schools, has added a pork sausage to its menus for the city’s pupils after securing a deal to buy locally reared pork from Whirlow Hall Farm based in Whirlow, Sheffield.

The supply deal was been arranged in partnership with Underwood Meat...

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Industry
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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