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LACA
03/02/2012 00:02

The Hampshire County Council’s Catering Service has announced that the price of its school meals is to be kept the same for the fourth consecutive year.

Councillor Roy Perry, Hampshire County Council's deputy leader and executive lead member for children's services, approved...

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Industry
01/02/2012 00:02

The Guild of Food Writers has announced details of its annual cookery competition - CookIt! - and is now searching for young cooks across the country to take part.

First prize is a week's family holiday in Cornwall and the winning child's school will win £100 worth of book...

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LACA
31/01/2012 00:01

North Yorkshire County Council has introduced new labelling technology to help schools cut costs and promote healthy eating.

The system, developed by Sheffield-based retail and solutions specialist FormKraft, also helps keep pupils on-site during breaks, by offering informative...

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LACA
30/01/2012 00:01

Pupils from five Croydon schools are being given the chance to make even more of a positive impact on the environment.

Recycling in Croydon entered a new phase last year when the domestic food-waste collection service was introduced.

Food that had previously been...

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LACA
26/01/2012 00:01

To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee, British Food Fortnight is inviting all schools in the UK to create a special menu to be served to The Queen and The Duchess of Cornwall in June.

The top four winning schools will be invited to Buckingham Palace in June to see their menus...

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LACA
25/01/2012 00:01

Award winning education caterers Alliance in Partnership (AiP) has won a new five-year catering contract with a Worcestershire school.

Birchensale Middle School in Batchley has chosen AiP to provide meals for its 398 pupils.

Business manager Pauline Begley said: "We...

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LACA
23/01/2012 00:01

Warrington Borough Council School Meals Catering Service has announced that Gordon Carson, its catering services manager, has left the company to start his own school food advisory service.

He will also end his role as chair of the North West School Meals Caterers Forum.
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LACA
23/01/2012 00:01

The Food Standards Agency in Wales has announced that it will be making available an e-learning course 'Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene (Catering)' to schools in Wales.

This City and Guilds accredited qualification offers students an opportunity to develop important life skills...

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LACA
19/01/2012 00:01

The vast majority of reception and year one pupils in Southwark are benefiting from the council's free health healthy school meals programme, it has been revealed this week.

A total of 90% of pupils are tucking into healthy lunches following the scheme's roll out in September....

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LACA
17/01/2012 11:01

North Yorkshire County Council has invested £20,000 in new labelling technology which it hopes will allow the school meal service to cut costs and promote healthy eating.

Nick Postma, deputy manager of service provider County Caterers, said: “The new system encourages trials of speciality...

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