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LACA
08/11/2011 00:11

Independent Catering of Sevenoaks has seen the take up of meals increase by up to 50% at the schools it supplies across Kent and Surrey.

With the introduction of a new interactive cashless payment system (SQUID), the company is expecting to see a further rise in the number of...

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LACA
07/11/2011 08:11

Research conducted by LACA and ParentPay, published at the start of National School Meals Week 2011, shows that after six years of funding to improve standards, 89% of parents are satisfied with their child’s school meals.

More than 10,000 parents were questioned in...

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LACA
07/11/2011 00:11

Catering provider Cordia has launched Glasgow’s first in-school cafe for pupils at Knightswood Secondary.

Named the Scholars' Cafe following a pupil competition at the west end-based secondary, the latest edition to Cordia's school catering facilities was officially opened by...

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LACA
03/11/2011 16:11

Catering website Love British Food is joining forces with London Olympics organisers to run Love British Food Family Feasts in Sure Start Children's Centres in disadvantaged areas of the country.

And they’re looking for school chefs prepared to volunteer their time and skills for the...

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LACA
02/11/2011 00:11

St. Andrew’s School in Southgate, Enfield, is officially unveiling a new £255,000 kitchen and dining centre as part of a drive to provide healthy and nutritious hot meals to pupils.

The school originally had a servery receiving prepared meals from nearby West Grove Primary School. Now, a...

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Industry
31/10/2011 00:10

The Real Bread Campaign is working on an initiative to encourage more public sector canteens to put Real Bread on The Menu.

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LACA
31/10/2011 00:10

Brent MP and Minister for Children and Families, Sarah Teather, will be joining children at St Robert Southwell Catholic Primary school for the annual ‘make, take home and share’ cooking day – run by the Let’s Get Cooking club.

Every single child at the school will be cooking a...

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LACA
25/10/2011 14:10

•    School catering providers welcome focus on the threat to healthy school meals
•    LACA asks why a celebrity intervention is needed to gain Government and media attention on this important issue
•    Despite DfE trust in Academies to maintain nutritional standards, there are...

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LACA
25/10/2011 11:10

Concern that the healthy meals he’s fought to put on the plates of UK schoolchildren may be under threat has prompted Jamie Oliver to draw up an action plan to save them.

Unveiled in the Guardian newspaper today, the campaigning chef has an eight-point manifesto in mind that will...

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LACA
19/10/2011 01:10

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets has achieved a bronze Food for Life Catering Mark from the Soil Association for all 90 of its primary, nursery and special schools.

Primary, nursery and special schools in Tower Hamlets are now serving meals that are over 75% freshly prepared, free...

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