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LACA
02/05/2012 01:05

Pupils from Broom Leys School recently played a major part in planning Leicestershire County Council's new primary school menu, which launched across the county earlier this week (Monday 30th April).

Typical dishes include chicken risotto, quorn dippers, salmon and broccoli...

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LACA
30/04/2012 12:04

LACA (Local Authority Caterers Association) has offered its reaction to the findings of a new study by the School Food Trust (SFT) into the effect of compulsory nutritional standards for school food provision in secondary schools.

The study, which was published on Saturday, April 28th,...

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LACA
30/04/2012 12:04

The Craft Guild of Chefs is once again working in association with LACA (Local Authority Caterers Association) on Finishing Touches, LACA’s annual static culinary display salon competition that will take place at its conference at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole from July 11-12.

Now in...

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LACA
30/04/2012 10:04

Fewer teenagers are having chips for their school lunch since legislation to improve school food came into full force, new research has found.

A national study by the School Food Trust - the first of its kind in secondary schools since compulsory nutritional standards came into full...

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LACA
30/04/2012 09:04

Derbyshire County Council’s catering department has teamed up with a village committee to fund and operate a new kitchen at Clifton Primary School.

The new kitchen was a joint project between the Clifton Smith Village Hall Committee and the county council catering department.

The...

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Industry
24/04/2012 11:04

Leading food quality assurance scheme Red Tractor is launching a UK-wide initiative to showcase how food makes its way from farms to the Olympics.

The initiative following recognition achieved by the Red Tractor Assurance Scheme when it was named an integral part of Food Vision for the...

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LACA
23/04/2012 11:04

LACA chair Lynda Mitchell has been busy responding to national media interest in school meal standards following outspoken comments on the subject by Jamie Oliver.

She was sought out by Observer newspaper political editor Toby Helm for reaction to Oliver’s attack on Education Secretary...

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LACA
20/04/2012 16:04

LACA (the Local Authority Caterers Association) has announced it shares the concerns raised in a report entitled ‘Fair and Square’ by the Children’s Society which has launched yesterday (Thursday 19th April).

The report examines the potential impact of the Government’s proposed reforms to...

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Industry
20/04/2012 09:04

New research carried out on more than 14,000 parents across the UK has shown that the vast majority would like the option to pay online for school items, though fewer than half of all schools allow them to.

The survey, carried out by home to school communications provider ParentMail found...

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Industry
19/04/2012 14:04

More than half of all school children living in poverty - 1.2 million - are missing out on free school meals, according to new research by The Children’s Society.

And 700,000 are not entitled to free school meals at all, according to the society’s Fair and Square Campaign, which wants to...

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