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LACA
30/06/2011 23:06

Following further cases of E.Coli in France, the Food Standards Agency is revising its guidance on the consumption of sprouted seeds such as alfalfa, mung beans (usually known as bean sprouts) and fenugreek.

The investigations into the outbreak of E.coli in France have suggested a...

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LACA
29/06/2011 23:06

Brakes Group is launching Substop - a sandwich bar concept, aimed at school caterers at next week's Local Authority Caterers Association (LACA) exhibition.

The concept, which is currently being trialled in secondary schools throughout the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham,...

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Industry
26/06/2011 23:06

Two new general managers have been appointed to support company growth at education catering contractors Alliance in Partnership (AiP).

The two general managers; Louise Parkins and Simon Archer, both of whom already worked for AiP as operations managers, have been promoted within the...

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LACA
20/06/2011 23:06

The Food for Life Catering Mark has reached its target of serving up a grand total of 300,000 fresh and healthy meals in schools, hospitals, nurseries, universities and even football clubs.

The Food for Life Catering Mark is a unique award from the Soil Association, which recognises...

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LACA
20/06/2011 23:06

The Ilkeston school canteen in Derbyshire has undergone a facelift and to coincide with the new look, has created a new menu.

Parents and school children had the final say on what went on the new menu.

Kate Le Prevost, from the school, said: "It's really important that...

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LACA
19/06/2011 23:06

A new catering contract has been secured across the borough of Richmond which will see the price of school meals reduced by up to 40 pence each.

ISS Education has won the new contract thanks to its commitment to serve school dinners which meet the Food for Life Catering Mark silver...

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Industry
16/06/2011 23:06

Education caterers Alliance in Partnership has secured a four year deal worth around £800,000 with Woodrush High School and Academy for students aged 11 to 18.

David Weller, managing director for AiP, said: "We are delighted that our contract has been renewed and will continue to...

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LACA
15/06/2011 23:06

Education catering expert Cucina is providing Top Tips at its schools and academies to give students hints on how nutrition can help their exam performance.

The top four tips which should help get candidates through the forthcoming exams are:

Eat Slow release carbohydrates...

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LACA
15/06/2011 23:06

The British Turkey Awards is now open for entries, including the category for Best School Meal.

Now in its 15th year, the event is a mix of catering, retail and consumer awards.

The award for Best School Meal is aimed to encourage more turkey dishes on the school menu....

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Industry
14/06/2011 23:06

Judy Hargadon, The School Food Trust's chief executive, has been listed for an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Hargadon has been awarded an Order of the British Empire for services to children's wellbeing.

Chairman of the Trust Rob Rees commented: "Judy has...

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