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Industry
19/10/2012 10:10

Nine-year-old schoolgirl blogger Martha Payne, whose online photographic chronicle of her school lunches generated such publicity earlier this year, has been honoured at the 2012 Observer Food Monthly Awards.

Called NeverSeconds, the blog was started by the Scottish pupil to raise money...

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Industry
18/10/2012 01:10

Sadie Holloway, catering manager at education catering contractors Alliance in Partnership (AiP), has been promoted to the new area manager.

Holloway has always been passionate about food and has been with AiP since 2007 as the catering manager at King Edward VI Five Ways school in...

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LACA
12/10/2012 11:10

LACA National Chair Anne Bull has been invited to join a School Food Plan Expert Panel that will meet for the first time today to discuss the School Food Action Plan being drawn up by the co-founders of the Leon restaurant chain.

John Vincent and Henry Dimbleby have responded to Education...

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LACA
09/10/2012 12:10

New School Premises (England) Regulations 2012 have been introduced this year and feature changes to the requirements for schools to provide adequate facilities for the preparation and serving of food and drinks for pupils.

In the previous Standards for School Premises (1999), the...

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Industry
05/10/2012 12:10

Sharwood’s, one of the ‘Power Brands’ from LACA Partner Premier Foods, has been introduced through the supplier's Foodservice Division, into a new high school in The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham.

Mark Taylor, foodservice customer controller at Premier Foods, said he was...

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Industry
05/10/2012 12:10

ParentMail, a leading school-to-home communication and payments service and a LACA Business Partner, was one of only two companies to be highly commended at the recent eCommerce Awards ceremony.

ParentMail was a finalist for the ‘eCommerce Innovation’ category, with its new ParentMail 2...

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Industry
05/10/2012 11:10

LACA members are being offered the chance to get involved in a live TV discussion about tackling food waste – without leaving the comfort of their desks.

Hosted by FootprintChannel, the programme titled ‘Waste – What Next?’ is to be broadcast on Monday, October 8th.

Charles Miers,...

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LACA
28/09/2012 09:09

Following the report by the Mail Online (25 September) about a school in Bristol losing its breakfast club funding from a charity, LACA gives its views about the importance of breakfast provision for children and young people 

A recent Save the Children report (“Child Poverty 2012”),...

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LACA
25/09/2012 10:09

LACA gives its comments regarding a study by the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) into the factors that inhibit Free School Meal take up.

ISER estimates that although 1.1 million children are entitled to Free School Meals (FSMs), around 300,000 are not taking up them up...

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Industry
25/09/2012 09:09

Milk builds strong bones and provides essential nutrients, which is why it plays such an important role in children’s diets. Tomorrow (Wednesday, September 26th) is World School Milk Day and to celebrate, children throughout the UK will be drinking a cupful of the white stuff along with their...

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