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Industry
18/09/2014 10:09

School catering company Innovate Services has launched into the primary school catering market this September term, having secured new contracts to transform the school meals experience at several primary schools across the UK.

Innovate’s brand new ‘Innovate 4 Little People’ service has been designed to provide a complete catering service to primary schools, which require support in delivering Universal Infant Free School Meals.

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Industry
16/09/2014 11:09

The recommended target for sugar in our diet should be cut massively from the current guideline maximum of 50g to fewer than 25g, according to a joint research project by University College London and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

The study authors warn of the...

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Industry
11/09/2014 11:09

Two Michelin Star chef and Great British Menu judge Philip Howard has teamed up with school catering firm Cucina Restaurants to produce a special 'British Classics' school food range for British Food Fortnight.

The owner and proprietor of The Square restaurant in Mayfair is behind a new...

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Industry
04/09/2014 13:09

Deputy prime Minister Nick Clegg last night hailed the introduction of Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM) as 'one of the most progressive advances in the way we treat children in a positive and supportive way that we have had for many, many years'.

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Industry
02/09/2014 09:09

New research from Seafish, the body that supports the British seafood industry, has revealed that children in the UK have a ‘worrying lack of awareness’ when it comes to naming different species of edible fish.

In a poll of Britain’s five to 11 year olds, just under a third (29%) of...

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Industry
01/09/2014 09:09

GPs and other health professionals are calling for a COBRA-style emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle the rising epidemic of childhood obesity. They warn that unless urgent action is taken now, an entire generation will be ‘destroyed’ by a diet of junk food and sugary drinks – and the NHS...

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Industry
28/08/2014 16:08

Bonnet by Hobart Cooking Solutions is making a final call to caterers to enter its latest competition, offering a chance to sample an educational culinary experience at the chef’s table of a top cookery school.

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Industry
27/08/2014 17:08

One in eight pupils (13%) is not getting enough to eat in the school holidays, according to teachers who are worried by changes in pupils, such as weight loss, when they return to school in the new term.

Adrian Curtis, director of Trussell Trust Foodbank Network, said: “The holidays...

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Industry
27/08/2014 16:08

A range of new catering guidance and tools has been published today by Public Health England with the aim of offering ‘practical advice on how to make catering affordable, healthier and more sustainable’.

Dr Louis Levy, nutrition advice team manager at Public Health England, said the...

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Industry
20/08/2014 08:08

Councils and schools have been forced to divert money from other budgets to ensure the Government's promise of a free school meal for all pupils aged seven and under can be delivered when the new school year begins next month, despite promises that it would be fully funded, new research shows....

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