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24/10/2012 13:10

A new website has gone live that publicises the work taking place to improve the quality of school meals and encourage pupils to eat more healthily.

Hosted by the Department for Education, it is the brainchild of Leon restaurant chain co-founders John Vincent and Henry Dimbleby, the pair...

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Industry
19/10/2012 13:10

The Food for Life Partnership (FFLP) is inviting our schools and caterers to take part in the third National Roast Dinner Day on November 14. To get involved all you need to do is serve a locally sourced or organic roast dinner, followed by seasonal crumble.

A Food for Life spokesman said...

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Industry
19/10/2012 10:10

Nine-year-old schoolgirl blogger Martha Payne, whose online photographic chronicle of her school lunches generated such publicity earlier this year, has been honoured at the 2012 Observer Food Monthly Awards.

Called NeverSeconds, the blog was started by the Scottish pupil to raise money...

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Industry
18/10/2012 01:10

Sadie Holloway, catering manager at education catering contractors Alliance in Partnership (AiP), has been promoted to the new area manager.

Holloway has always been passionate about food and has been with AiP since 2007 as the catering manager at King Edward VI Five Ways school in...

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Industry
05/10/2012 12:10

Sharwood’s, one of the ‘Power Brands’ from LACA Partner Premier Foods, has been introduced through the supplier's Foodservice Division, into a new high school in The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham.

Mark Taylor, foodservice customer controller at Premier Foods, said he was...

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Industry
05/10/2012 12:10

ParentMail, a leading school-to-home communication and payments service and a LACA Business Partner, was one of only two companies to be highly commended at the recent eCommerce Awards ceremony.

ParentMail was a finalist for the ‘eCommerce Innovation’ category, with its new ParentMail 2...

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Industry
05/10/2012 11:10

LACA members are being offered the chance to get involved in a live TV discussion about tackling food waste – without leaving the comfort of their desks.

Hosted by FootprintChannel, the programme titled ‘Waste – What Next?’ is to be broadcast on Monday, October 8th.

Charles Miers,...

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Industry
25/09/2012 09:09

Milk builds strong bones and provides essential nutrients, which is why it plays such an important role in children’s diets. Tomorrow (Wednesday, September 26th) is World School Milk Day and to celebrate, children throughout the UK will be drinking a cupful of the white stuff along with their...

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Industry
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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