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21/03/2013 10:03

The Children’s Food Trust has launched its first ever annual accreditation scheme to help schools show parents their commitment to helping children eat well.

The Children’s Food Trust Award – launched at the charity’s annual conference this week - will be open to any early years...

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LACA
19/03/2013 14:03

Britain’s top 10 school chefs will come face to face on May 15 to compete for LACA’s School Chef of the Year (SCOTY) 2013 title in what is expected to be a fiercely fought cook off. The Competition is organised annually by the Local Authority Caterers Association (LACA) and is sponsored by MAGGI...

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LACA
19/03/2013 12:03

Abraham Guest Academy school chef Mark Holmes has won the North West regional final of LACA’s 2013 School Chef of the Year Competition, which is sponsored by Maggi from Nestlé Professional.

Holmes, who works for Metrofresh on behalf of Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council, won the regional...

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Industry
19/03/2013 10:03

Representatives of the hospitality and catering training and education sector gathered at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham on 12 March to honour colleagues whose dedication, passion and innovative approach champion best practice and enrich education in the UK hospitality industry...

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LACA
15/03/2013 15:03

Isobel Gill, a mobile primary cook with Warwickshire County Caterers, won the recent West Midlands regional heat of LACA’s School Chef of the Year (SCoTY) competition.

Sponsored by Maggi from Nestlé Professional, this round of the competition was held at Stoke College on March 14th....

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LACA
13/03/2013 10:03

Levi Roots is today launching his School of Life Tour, which will see the well-known entrepreneur visit many schools throughout the year in a bid to get more young people excited about cooking and making music, as well as motivating them to success.

In support of the Government’s initiative to introduce compulsory cookery lessons for kids aged seven to 14, Roots’ tour will enable him to chat to students about his passion for food and music and show them how exciting both subjects can be.

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LACA
12/03/2013 17:03

LACA chair Anne Bull is to speak at a one-day event called The New School Food Plan: Healthy Children, Healthy Minds which takes place at The Royal Society for Medicine in London on March 21st

The one-day forum, which runs from 9am until 4.10pm will also be addressed by former LACA chair...

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Industry
12/03/2013 09:03

Organisers of the annual Footprint Awards are looking for entries for the 2013, with a deadline of March 29 for nominations.

A spokesman said: “The Footprint Awards represent the annual celebration of the work that organisations in the foodservice industry and supply chain are doing to in...

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LACA
11/03/2013 11:03

International School Meals Day was a success when it was organised for the first time last week and celebrated in the UK, America and across Europe in a bid to make people aware of the need for children globally to be served at least one healthy meal a day.

Plans for the day arose after a...

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LACA
11/03/2013 11:03

New analysis by the Children’s Society has revealed what it says are huge numbers of children in poverty throughout the country who are missing out on free school meals.

Chief executive Matthew Reed said: “Our new analysis reveals a stark picture for children living in poverty across...

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