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18/11/2014 08:11

Arthur Mellows Village College will be working with school catering company Cucina Restaurants to cook and serve a Michelin Star menu at a public ‘Bistro Evening’ on November 20th.

Students will prepare and serve three dishes with Cucina head chef Simon Pellendine of Cucina, from a choice...

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Industry
17/11/2014 16:11

The equipment suppliers PKL Group has launched its school food cube to assist schools with the increasing catering facility demands as the school leaving age increases to 18 by 2015.

The food cube is a modular catering kiosk which can be used to serve a selection of hot and cold food and...

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Industry
17/11/2014 12:11

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has confirmed a case of avian flu outbreak in a duck-breeding farm in Yorkshire with very low risk to human health and no risk to the food chain.

Preventative measures are being taken to control the outbreak. A 10km...

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Industry
17/11/2014 08:11

Ahead of the new EU FIR changes due to take place on December 13th, a new app has been launched for the hospitality sector to help businesses stay in line with the new legislation.

The Food Labeller app is free to use and as well as offering allergen information, it also allows users to...

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Industry
14/11/2014 08:11

Recent research carried out on behalf of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) shows that 71% of British consumers believe it is important that retailers sell sustainably caught seafood.

The survey also reveals that Ecolabels are the most trusted source of information when making...

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Industry
12/11/2014 14:11

Over a quarter of the products surveyed by Action on Sugar contain the same amount or more sugars than Coca Cola, which contains five teaspoons of sugar per 200ml glass.

With one in five children aged 4-5 and one in three children aged 10-11 now overweight or clinically obese, Action on...

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Industry
12/11/2014 11:11

Food logistics company, Igloo, is celebrating the completion of five years with the delivery of its 2,500,000th school breakfast.

Each week 250-300 schools as far as Durham and Southampton receive their meals from Magic Breakfast charity on one of Igloo’s temperature controlled vans....

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Industry
12/11/2014 10:11

The Evidence into Practice and Policy: Implementing Nutrition Guidance, Including Vitamin D event will take place on November 28th, bringing together representatives of local government, clinical commissioning groups, the third sector, academia and frontline practitioners.

The event forms...

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Industry
10/11/2014 09:11

FoodCycle is challenging its supporters to live off a food and drink budget of £2.10 a day as part of a campaign to raise awareness of UK food poverty.

The campaign will run from November 24th to November 30th and participants in the Breadline Challenge are being asked to raise £50 each,...

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Industry
10/11/2014 07:11

A Catering Equipment Distributors Association (CEDA) survey has revealed that almost 60% of its members reported a summer quarter that was better than the same period in 2013.

When asking specifically on how summer sales performed without the addition of ‘windfall' business from the...

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