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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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Industry
27/06/2012 01:06

Julia Hall, a catering manager at a performing arts school in Nottingham, is the latest winner of the Pritchitts monthly Magic Number prize draw, bagging herself a brand new iPad.

Hall discovered her magic number on a catering pack of Pritchitts Viva Milk – the education sector’s...

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Industry
22/06/2012 10:06

Tim Fletcher, head chef at Beechen Cliff School, Bath has been presented with one of the most prestigious awards in a national catering competition.

His triumph came in the BPEX Foodservice Pork Product of the Year competition 2012, which recognises quality pork products and dishes that...

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Industry
22/05/2012 12:05

The Association of Colleges (AoC) has launched a new campaign in a bid to ensure that 16 to 18-year-olds from a disadvantaged background at colleges have a free lunch.

The campaign focuses on the fact that if a disadvantaged student attends a maintained school sixth form, free school,...

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Industry
18/05/2012 11:05

Pupils at Four Marks Church of England Primary School in Alton, Hampshire met television’s Dr Hilary Jones when he came to talk to them about the importance of drinking milk.

Celebrity GP Dr Hilary Jones is best known for his role on the ITV’s Daybreak couch in the mornings discussing...

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Industry
17/05/2012 09:05

Yorkshire design company KanGarRoo has developed a range of workstations designed to help teachers put the fun, practicality and sense of achievement back into healthy food preparation - with the ultimate aim of encouraging children to lead healthier lifestyles.

Working with schools,...

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Industry
14/05/2012 09:05

Primary school children from across the city are being asked to vote for the Leeds school ‘Dinner Lady of the Year 2012’ in a competition organised by Real Radio and the Yorkshire Evening Post.

It is part of the ‘Leeds Loves Food’ festival, which takes places throughout the city from May...

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Industry
24/04/2012 11:04

Leading food quality assurance scheme Red Tractor is launching a UK-wide initiative to showcase how food makes its way from farms to the Olympics.

The initiative following recognition achieved by the Red Tractor Assurance Scheme when it was named an integral part of Food Vision for the...

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Industry
20/04/2012 09:04

New research carried out on more than 14,000 parents across the UK has shown that the vast majority would like the option to pay online for school items, though fewer than half of all schools allow them to.

The survey, carried out by home to school communications provider ParentMail found...

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Industry
19/04/2012 14:04

More than half of all school children living in poverty - 1.2 million - are missing out on free school meals, according to new research by The Children’s Society.

And 700,000 are not entitled to free school meals at all, according to the society’s Fair and Square Campaign, which wants to...

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