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08/08/2011 23:08

Six new faces have joined the board of the School Food Trust.

The Trust's new board members are:

• Sheila Adam, former deputy chief medical officer  
• Julie Dent CBE, chair of Torbay NHS Care Trust
• Jane Hurst, a qualified teacher, youth worker and senior...

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LACA
08/08/2011 23:08

Education caterers Alliance in Partnership (AiP) has won a new contract worth £390,000 to provide new menus at three schools - Aston Fields Middle, Stoke Prior First and Tardibigge First.

The contract includes the daily provision of hot and cold fresh meals using a variety of healthy...

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LACA
03/08/2011 23:08

Seventeen children recently took part in a special Olympic-themed class at Cringleford Pavilion, run by Norwich-based children's cookery school Kiddy Cook, to mark less than one year until the London 2012 opening ceremony takes place.

Using the colours of the 2012 logo and the Olympic...

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LACA
28/07/2011 23:07

Bird's Ice Cream Mix has taken the top spot for innovation at the annual LACA 2011 conference in Birmingham.

The powdered ice cream, developed by UK manufacturer Premier Foods, is a first and a unique product in the market place. It allows school caterers to create cost effective...

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LACA
20/07/2011 23:07

Six development chefs from foodservice distributor 3663 are supporting international rugby player Olly Barkley's academy by teaching children in Bristol about healthy foods.

David Wood, Ben Woodhouse, Lucas Williams, Graham Marshall-Jones, Shaun Hill and Pamela Maclean from 3663 have...

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LACA
17/07/2011 23:07

In the last three years, the number of children eating healthy school meals in England has risen to more than three million as a result of taking part in British Food Fortnight.

This year's event is taking place from 17 September to 2 October and is now in its 10th year.

So...

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LACA
17/07/2011 23:07

A campaign has been launched to try to ensure that children in Hartlepool who qualify for free school meals receive their entitlement.

The Borough Council is concerned that up to 600 children may be missing out.
The campaign, which is part of the council's on-going drive to...

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LACA
14/07/2011 23:07

Anne Bull, Chair of LACA Wales and Head of Catering Rhondda CynonTaf; Beverley Bradley, Area Fundraiser at Ty Gobaith and Carol Davies, Catering Manager Conwy County Borough Council.

Representatives from the LACA Welsh Region had the pleasure of presenting a cheque for £750 to Ty...

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LACA
13/07/2011 23:07

The School Food Trust has introduced a new series of low-cost training sessions designed specifically for the school food sector.

The programme of one-day sessions covers topics in greatest demand from schools, caterers and councils, as training budgets tighten.

It focuses...

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LACA
10/07/2011 23:07

The North Yorkshire County Council has decided to freeze the price of primary school meals to help struggling families.

Although the county council is facing severe financial challenges, the price of meals will be frozen at £2.10 a day. This means prices have increased by only 5% in...

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