LACA NEWS

LACA
12/12/2011 00:12

The School Food Trust has partnered with The Children's Food Trust to share its vision – to provide children with a balanced diet, cooking skills and food education they need to reach their full potential.

The Children's Food Trust will have its formal launch at a Children's...

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LACA
02/12/2011 12:12

LACA chair Lynda Mitchell has sent a letter to the Guardian supporting the views of children’s food campaigner and teacher Jackie Schneider.

The national newspaper recently published a letter from Schneider, a Food For Life Partnership adviser, urging all supporters of school meal...

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LACA
29/11/2011 00:11

Independent contract caterer Aspens Services has been awarded a new three-year foodservice deal by North Birmingham Academy, part of the expanding E-ACT group of Academies.

The foodservice deal starts in January 2012 and will enable Aspens to continue to work closely with the...

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LACA
29/11/2011 00:11

Public and private education caterers Alliance in Partnership (AiP) has secured a second contract at a Bedfordshire school.

The five year contract awarded by Samuel Whitbread Community College in Shefford has a value of £1.5 million to the privately owned catering company....

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LACA
28/11/2011 00:11

School meals provider Chartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has won a three year catering contract worth £4.5 million by Derby City Council.

Chartwells will deliver school catering services to 5,700 pupils across 32 primary and special schools in Derby city....

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LACA
25/11/2011 16:11

LACA chair Lynda Mitchell’s comments about concerns caterers have about the return to schools of unhealthy snacks are being reported on the BBC website.

She’s reported as saying that six years after the Jamie Oliver campaign and the introduction of strict nutritional guidelines, LACA...

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LACA
25/11/2011 10:11

Jamie Oliver has voiced his concerns for the future of school meals and their nutritional standards, calling the Conservatives “very clever” for introducing free schools, an extension of the academy programme.

Like academies, they are not run by local authorities. As a result they are...

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LACA
23/11/2011 12:11

School meals champion Jeanette Orrey, the Nottinghamshire dinner lady who inspired Jamie Oliver’s school meals campaign, has presented the silver Food for Life catering mark to Plymouth City Council’s Education Catering Service.

The award was earned by the service for the healthy,...

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LACA
23/11/2011 11:11

Following the success of the Middle Managers training in partnership with Kendal College and the Institute of Hospitality, LACA is seeking applications for the 2012 programme.

It will start in late January and run until early July 2012 to complete the full qualification at Level 3....

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LACA
21/11/2011 00:11

The London Boroughs of Islington and Richmond-upon-Thames have been praised for “inspiring food leadership” for their work to promote healthy and sustainable food, in an audit of local authority food-related activities published today.

These two London boroughs are supporting...

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