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19/06/2013 10:06

When Innovate launched in 2007, it was driven by an aim of modernising the school catering experience for secondary schools, academies and colleges across the UK.

Derick Martin, CEO of Innovate explained:  “When we launched Innovate Services five years ago, it was clear to me that school meals had lost its way over the years. It was stuck in a time warp and wasn’t addressing the current needs or wants of the ‘customer’- students. 

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Industry
14/06/2013 09:06

Tom Howarth from Broadstone Middle School, in Dorset, has been crowned ‘School Sandwich Designer of the Year’.

Organised by The Laughing Cow, the competition was designed to highlight the importance of healthy eating and encourage students to interact with food. Pupils were challenged to get creative with Laughing Cow cheese and develop recipes for tasty, healthy sandwiches.

Howarth’s winning product was a Laughing Cow cheese, ham and tomato wrap.

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Industry
13/06/2013 09:06

The number of children admitted to hospital for problems related to obesity in England and Wales quadrupled between 2000 and 2009, a study has found.

Nearly three quarters of these admissions were to deal with problems complicated by obesity such as asthma, breathing difficulties during...

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Industry
04/06/2013 12:06

Following customer research that identified a demand for complete school food solutions and easy to follow guidance on maximising the school food offer, Brakes has launched a new programme of support.
The programme includes all the tools school caterers need to rise to the challenge of delivering great tasting and nutritionally compliant school food, whatever their budget.

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Industry
30/05/2013 10:05

A ban on selling hot takeaway food near schools before 5pm is one of the measures being considered by Salford Council as part of efforts to tackle childhood obesity.

Any new takeaways, kebab houses, fish and chip shops and chains located close to schools would not be allowed to serve hot...

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Industry
29/05/2013 10:05

Everyone from chefs and caterers to farmers and growers are being invited to sign up to explore Britain’s ‘outdoor larder’ at the second Universal Cookery & Food Festival.

Registration is now open for the inspirational event on September 4th at Warbrook House in Hook, Hampshire, with...

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Industry
14/05/2013 08:05

As well as the installation of these cafés, the company has also opened three new external food huts in All Saints, St Paul’s, and St Thomas Aquinas secondary schools.

Glaswegian comedian Des Clarke was joined by pupils from Springburn Academy to officially launch Café Mezz by cutting the red ribbon in the facility.

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Industry
30/04/2013 08:04

Innovate Services, the innovative school catering operator, has launched brand new catering facilities at George Abbot School in Guildford, which has seen the number of students using the facilities at least treble.

Innovate has revamped facilities in three areas of the school, which...

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Industry
22/04/2013 09:04

Unilever Food Solutions has pledged its support to the World Food Programme, and its aim to end child hunger in Indonesia, by working with school caterers during World Hunger Awareness (20-24 May 2013).

With 500 million children currently at risk of malnutrition across the world,...

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Industry
25/03/2013 08:03

Derbyshire County Council is launching a campaign which aims to make sure that all school pupils entitled to free school meals claim them.

There are 3,000 school pupils in Derbyshire not getting their free school lunch, according to figures released by the Government.

The...

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