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LACA
19/06/2011 23:06

A new catering contract has been secured across the borough of Richmond which will see the price of school meals reduced by up to 40 pence each.

ISS Education has won the new contract thanks to its commitment to serve school dinners which meet the Food for Life Catering Mark silver...

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LACA
15/06/2011 23:06

Education catering expert Cucina is providing Top Tips at its schools and academies to give students hints on how nutrition can help their exam performance.

The top four tips which should help get candidates through the forthcoming exams are:

Eat Slow release carbohydrates...

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LACA
15/06/2011 23:06

The British Turkey Awards is now open for entries, including the category for Best School Meal.

Now in its 15th year, the event is a mix of catering, retail and consumer awards.

The award for Best School Meal is aimed to encourage more turkey dishes on the school menu....

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LACA
14/06/2011 23:06

Following a comprehensive and rigorous tendering exercise which involved four separate organisations pitching for the business, LACA has confirmed that its event portfolio contract has been retained by Dewberry Redpoint Limited.

The foundation of the contract is the Annual LACA Event...

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LACA
08/06/2011 23:06

Almost 300,000 meals have recently been provided to children in Malawi thanks to the generosity of Glasgow school kids.

Primary and secondary school children from throughout Glasgow helped school meals provider Cordia support international charity Mary's Meals by ordering lunch from...

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LACA
07/06/2011 23:06

Over 188,000 students in London are being served sustainable fish after 14 universities signed up to the Sustainable Fish City pledge.

The fourteen London universities and colleges that have signed up to the Sustainable Fish City pledge are: Birkbeck; City University London;...

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LACA
05/06/2011 23:06

Leicestershire County Council's School Food Support Service (SFSS) has created a new book with school meal recipes which can be made at home.

The recipes chosen are some of the most popular from recent school meals menus in Leicestershire.

Classic dishes include cheese and...

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LACA
25/05/2011 23:05

Celebrity chef Paul Rankin recently visited pupils at Tudor Hall School in Banbury to judge their cooking and to encourage healthy eating.

Rankin gave the kids a task of creating one of his signature dishes; Grilled mackerel with roast peppers and Salsa Verde. They were given a recipe...

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LACA
18/05/2011 23:05

Louise Witterick, who works at Chapel Fields Junior School in Solihull, has been named the 2011 School Chef of the Year.

Her winning dishes consisted of a main course of Beef Stifado with a Trio of Root Vegetables and Minted Spinach and Broccoli followed by dessert of Spicy Butternut...

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LACA
10/05/2011 23:05

Thousands of kids are to benefit from free school meals for another year following a bid of extra funding.

Wolverhampton City Primary Care Trust has agreed to fund the council-run scheme for a third year and this will ensure around 4,000 more pupils will be able to enjoy nutritious...

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