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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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LACA
04/05/2011 23:05

Five schools in the UK have won The School Food Trust's Canteen Rescue search competition.

The competition has launched to help schools make improvements to their dining environments, and to raise awareness of the importance of a decent space to eat at school for children's learning...

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LACA
03/05/2011 23:05

Budding young chefs from St Josephs Catholic High School, Cumbria, stole the show at Electrolux Professional's recent Schools Competition.

Kieran Ditchburn and Shane Stevens wowed judges with their menu of locally sourced ingredients. The team's menu of Cumbrian Farmhouse cheese...

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LACA
02/05/2011 23:05

Pupils taking part in the Really Good School Dinner have raised enough money so far this year to help the World Food Programme (WFP) provide a massive 57,446 school meals to children in developing countries.

Nina Valente at the World Food Programme commented on the achievement: "Right...

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LACA
18/04/2011 23:04

Hundreds of schools have downloaded The School Food Trust's Royal Wedding-themed poster kits to decorate canteens and promote healthy school menus ahead of HRH Prince William and Kate's wedding next week.

The ready-made kits have already been downloaded by almost 300 users of the...

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