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Industry
25/01/2013 19:01

The role of childcare providers, schools and community groups in reducing the impact of food poverty on children will be the focus of the Children’s Food Trust’s second Children’s Food Conference later this spring.

School food reviewer Henry Dimbleby, Observer food writer Jay Rayner and...

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Industry
24/01/2013 09:01
Caterers Alliance in Partnership (AiP) served over 25,000 Christmas dinners in schools across their portfolio, generating a £80,000 turnover in the run up to the festive period.

AiP's Christmas dinners are packed full of protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and...

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LACA
18/01/2013 15:01

School caterers always take a highly responsible attitude where the health of children is concerned but, like retailers and the general public, they are just as dependent upon producers maintaining strict quality control standards and taking their responsibilities to protect public health very...

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Industry
17/01/2013 15:01

Around 12,000 Blackpool primary school pupils are this term able to benefit from a pilot scheme launched by the local authority that offers every four to 11-year-old in the town a free breakfast.

Pupils at all the town’s primary schools are now provided with a range of healthy options for...

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LACA
17/01/2013 15:01

The first regional heat of LACA’s 2013 School Chef of the Year (SCoTY) competition has taken place, with Dalila Christopher being named the winner of the London Region heat and claiming the first spot in the final.

Dalila works for contractor Chartwells, part of the Compass Group, at St...

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LACA
17/01/2013 12:01

Pupils from All Saints Secondary celebrated the launch of the new Fuel Zone reward scheme this week that promotes the importance of eating healthily.

Glasgow City Council’s school catering providers, Cordia (Services) LLP, has reviewed its points scheme to encourage pupils to eat more...

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LACA
15/01/2013 12:01

Over 40 top school chefs from across Britain will compete over the next few months for the title of LACA School Chef of the Year 2013. The competition is run by LACA (Local Authority Caterers Association) and is sponsored by MAGGI from Nestlé Professional.

Ten Regional Finals take place...

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LACA
14/01/2013 10:01

More than 100 LACA members from the London and South East regions joined forces to enjoy a Christmas party at the Holiday Inn Regents Park – and in the process raised money for charity.

Organisers moved to a larger venue for the event to accommodate the numbers involved and to allow for...

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Industry
07/01/2013 12:01

Labour is to publish this week a policy review document entitled ‘Children, food and obesity’, on tackling child obesity to improve the nation’s health.

The paper looks at ideas being discussed as part of Labour's policy review, including new maximum permitted levels of fat, sugar and...

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Industry
02/01/2013 16:01

The Children’s Food Trust has announced it is appointing a new chief executive from April this year.

Judy Hargadon OBE, who has led the Trust’s work since 2006, has announced her intention to retire from the role in March.

The charity’s current Director of Delivery, Linda...

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