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LACA
27/01/2011 23:01

The School Food Trust has welcomed plans outlined in the Education Bill to give schools and caterers more flexibility in promoting healthy school meals to families.

The bill, published today (27th January) by the Department for Education, sets out proposals that will make it easier...

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Industry
26/01/2011 23:01

Kent-based TV chef Richard Phillips has announced he will be judging the finalists of the Cook It! annual children's competition organised by the Guild of Food Writers and sponsored by Gold Top milk.

Entries are open until 28th April for youngsters who were aged 10 to 14 on 31st...

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Industry
25/01/2011 23:01

Education catering contractors Alliance in Partnership (AiP) has won a brand new contract with Tanworth-in-Arden and Lapworth Church of England Primary Schools in Warwickshire worth £100,000.

The two primary schools, comprising of over 400 pupils, are the first primary schools in...

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LACA
24/01/2011 23:01

Campaigners have attacked the government for spending taxpayers' money on endangered fish after it was revealed that four out of five fish served in public sector institutions will not have to meet any sustainability standards.

The figures were revealed after the Department for...

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LACA
24/01/2011 23:01

Auchenblae Primary School pupils will face their very own 'Apprentice-style' challenge tomorrow (26 January) thanks to food ingredients manufacturer Macphie, the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute for Nutrition and Health and the Scottish Food and Drink Federation (SFDF).

Pupils...

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Industry
23/01/2011 23:01

Gluten and wheat free company Nutrition Point is launching a foodservice range to help hoteliers, caterers, restaurateurs and café owners cater for people with special dietary requirements more easily.

Under the DS-gluten free brand, the new range, which will be launched at the...

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LACA
23/01/2011 23:01

Renza Vermeulen, Aramark's healthcare dietician for the Epsom and St Helier Trust, recently visited the Victor Seymour Infants' School to show children the importance of good nutrition, and how to prepare an interesting and tasty lunch.

She was joined by nutritionist and diet chef,...

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Industry
18/01/2011 23:01

Brian Young, Director-General of the BFFF

The British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) is launching the UK's first frozen food business conference and exhibition next month.

The "must-visit" event, which is being held on 17 February at the Barceló Hinckley Island Hotel,...

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LACA
16/01/2011 23:01

Gloucestershire County Council is urging parents to apply for free school meals after the government announced that schools will get an extra £430 for every pupil eligible for free dinners next year.

Parents who have an annual income of less than £16,000 are eligible for free school...

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LACA
16/01/2011 23:01

Contract caterer Harrison Catering Services has secured a deal to provide catering services to over 900 pupils and staff at Reading School.

In addition, Harrison will be providing all "bespoke hospitality requirements" for the school, both internally and externally.

Pamela...

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