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LACA
25/10/2011 11:10

Concern that the healthy meals he’s fought to put on the plates of UK schoolchildren may be under threat has prompted Jamie Oliver to draw up an action plan to save them.

Unveiled in the Guardian newspaper today, the campaigning chef has an eight-point manifesto in mind that will...

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LACA
19/10/2011 01:10

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets has achieved a bronze Food for Life Catering Mark from the Soil Association for all 90 of its primary, nursery and special schools.

Primary, nursery and special schools in Tower Hamlets are now serving meals that are over 75% freshly prepared, free...

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LACA
17/10/2011 01:10

More than 250 pupils, parents and staff at Churchill Primary School, Langford, North Somerset, recently tucked into a lunch of home-grown fruit and vegetables as part of the school’s Harvest Festival celebrations.

School catering company Aspens Services and Churchill Primary organised...

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Industry
14/10/2011 08:10

The charity has been chosen as one of just seven organisations across the country to receive an RPSH ‘Health promotion and community well-being organisation and partnership award’ 2011.

The Trust won the title for its impact on children’s health by improving food in schools, helping...

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Industry
13/10/2011 01:10

The free lunch was available to around 1,500 pupils attending the 50 schools Sodexo operates at in Bromley, 600 pupils at 37 schools in Wiltshire and 72 pupils in Salisbury. In addition, Sodexo provided 145 meals to reception pupils in Rochdale over the period of one week.

Sodexo...

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Industry
06/10/2011 01:10

Independent contract caterer and support services provider Aspens Services has won a Gold ‘Eggsellence’ Award by the British Hen Welfare Trust.

The Trust – a national campaigning charity whose celebrity patrons include chefs Jamie Oliver and Antony Worrall Thompson – presents the...

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LACA
05/10/2011 01:10

Three London schools are holding farmers markets this month as part of a new two year project for the capital.

Over the next few years, the Soil Association will be working with 10 schools across London in the Farm Academy Programme, which helps teach pupils about where their food...

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LACA
04/10/2011 01:10

The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has spoken out about the lack of fruit and vegetables being included in school packed lunches, describing it as a “missed opportunity” for children’s health.

The charity believes the fact that 40% of primary school children's lunchboxes do not...

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LACA
27/09/2011 01:09

For one week only Pritchitts is giving away an iPad 2 as part of its Viva Daily Win promotion, in support of National School Meals Week (NSMW), 7th-11th November 2011.

Two years ago Pritchitts introduced the education sector's biggest promotion – "Viva Daily Win", where secondary...

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Industry
26/09/2011 01:09

Two student chefs from Westminster Kingsway College have both been crowned Student Chef of the Year at the British Turkey Awards 2011.

Daniel Lee and Jordan Kerridge, both in their 2nd year at the college, took part in a competition earlier in the year to devise a starter and main...

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