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LACA
12/06/2012 12:06

Of the £6 million Nottinghamshire County Council spends each year on food for schools, around a third goes to local suppliers or those based less than 50 miles away.

This translates into around three quarters of the food on the plate of an average school dinner in the county.

Andy...

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LACA
07/06/2012 12:06

Judges have announced the shortlist of nominations for LACA’s Awards for Excellence. The winners will be named on July 12th at the Gala Dinner during the conference and exhibition in Birmingham.

They are:

LACA Catering Business of the Year, sponsored by Hobart (UK)...

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LACA
28/05/2012 10:05

Bernard Matthews Foodservice and its Big Green Tick range will be lauding the benefits of a traditional British turkey roast as sponsor of Get Traditional Day in National School Meals Week (NSMW) 2012.

Its new British turkey products for creating roasts will also be showcased on November...

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LACA
23/05/2012 17:05

Alison Gann from Chartwells has been voted Britain’s number one school chef by a panel of judges at the national final held at the Food Services Wing, Defence Logistics School, Worthy Down today (23 May).

Her winning dishes were Makhani chicken – Makhani chicken with jasmine infused...

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LACA
23/05/2012 12:05

Four schools have been selected as winners of Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall’s competition inviting schools to create a special Diamond Jubilee menu for The Queen.

Mark Flanagan, royal chef at Buckingham Palace, has selected the winning schools from over 200 entries. The...

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LACA
22/05/2012 01:05

Education caterer Aspens Services has achieved the Food for Life Gold Catering Mark for its healthy menus at eight North Somerset primary schools.

The eight schools are Blagdon Primary School; Churchill Primary School, Langford; Dundry Primary School; Sandford Primary School; St...

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LACA
16/05/2012 11:05

As Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall’s competition inviting schools to create a special menu for The Queen approaches its grand finale at Buckingham Palace in June, the first round of judging has taken place.

Sixteen schools have been selected from over 200 entries to go...

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LACA
16/05/2012 11:05

Budding young chefs from Christleton Primary School and Waverton Community Primary School competed in a pizza cook-off recently with the chance of having their recipe put on the menu at the Ring O'Bells in Christleton.

Three children from each school were shortlisted out of over 100...

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LACA
15/05/2012 09:05

The School Food Trust (SFT) has today published the results of a survey conducted among a sample of 100 academies into their attitudes towards following the nutritional standards for school food.

Currently academies and free schools are exempt from the nutritional standards...

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LACA
11/05/2012 11:05

LACA (Local Authority Caterers’ Association) was dismayed to see the story covered by the Mail Online yesterday (Thursday, May 10th) of Scottish schoolgirl, Martha Payne who has reported her dissatisfaction with her school meals on her own website.

Photographs she took herself of her own...

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