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22/08/2011 23:08

A new survey by children’s cookery expert Annabel Karmel has revealed that 8 out of 10 parents are still giving their children unhealthy snacks in their lunchboxes.

The survey also found one out of five parents under pressure are more likely to give their children sugary cereals,...

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LACA
22/08/2011 23:08

When youngsters from East Anglia return to school next month, they will be faced with what has been described as “one of their toughest academic challenges” – to create the tallest jelly.

The Institute of Food Research's Tallest Jelly competition is open to schools throughout Norfolk...

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LACA
18/08/2011 23:08

The Rhondda Cynon Taf Council in Wales has announced its decision to ban unlicensed fast food vendors from streets surrounding schools.

Public health and protection officers have banned street trading during school hours and term times in roads surrounding Porth County Community and...

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LACA
16/08/2011 23:08

Country Range Group has introduced a new programme called K2N (Key to Nutrients) to help caterers in schools and care homes adhere to government guidelines and prove the health values of its meals.

The K2N software programme calculates nutritional values of recipes and menus and is...

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LACA
08/08/2011 23:08

Education caterers Alliance in Partnership (AiP) has won a new contract worth £390,000 to provide new menus at three schools - Aston Fields Middle, Stoke Prior First and Tardibigge First.

The contract includes the daily provision of hot and cold fresh meals using a variety of healthy...

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LACA
03/08/2011 23:08

Seventeen children recently took part in a special Olympic-themed class at Cringleford Pavilion, run by Norwich-based children's cookery school Kiddy Cook, to mark less than one year until the London 2012 opening ceremony takes place.

Using the colours of the 2012 logo and the Olympic...

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LACA
28/07/2011 23:07

Bird's Ice Cream Mix has taken the top spot for innovation at the annual LACA 2011 conference in Birmingham.

The powdered ice cream, developed by UK manufacturer Premier Foods, is a first and a unique product in the market place. It allows school caterers to create cost effective...

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LACA
20/07/2011 23:07

Six development chefs from foodservice distributor 3663 are supporting international rugby player Olly Barkley's academy by teaching children in Bristol about healthy foods.

David Wood, Ben Woodhouse, Lucas Williams, Graham Marshall-Jones, Shaun Hill and Pamela Maclean from 3663 have...

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LACA
17/07/2011 23:07

A campaign has been launched to try to ensure that children in Hartlepool who qualify for free school meals receive their entitlement.

The Borough Council is concerned that up to 600 children may be missing out.
The campaign, which is part of the council's on-going drive to...

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LACA
17/07/2011 23:07

In the last three years, the number of children eating healthy school meals in England has risen to more than three million as a result of taking part in British Food Fortnight.

This year's event is taking place from 17 September to 2 October and is now in its 10th year.

So...

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