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LACA
15/05/2012 09:05

The School Food Trust (SFT) has today published the results of a survey conducted among a sample of 100 academies into their attitudes towards following the nutritional standards for school food.

Currently academies and free schools are exempt from the nutritional standards...

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Industry
14/05/2012 09:05

Primary school children from across the city are being asked to vote for the Leeds school ‘Dinner Lady of the Year 2012’ in a competition organised by Real Radio and the Yorkshire Evening Post.

It is part of the ‘Leeds Loves Food’ festival, which takes places throughout the city from May...

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LACA
11/05/2012 11:05

LACA (Local Authority Caterers’ Association) was dismayed to see the story covered by the Mail Online yesterday (Thursday, May 10th) of Scottish schoolgirl, Martha Payne who has reported her dissatisfaction with her school meals on her own website.

Photographs she took herself of her own...

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LACA
10/05/2012 01:05

School caterer Aspens Services recently hosted a healthy eating interactive roadshow for students at St Chad’s Catholic and Church of England High School in Runcorn.

More than 200 year eight students, aged 12 and 13, took part in the event which included the chance to taste fruits...

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LACA
08/05/2012 11:05

LACA (Local Authority Caterers Association) has issued a statement sharing the concerns raised by Jamie Oliver and England footballer, Steven Gerrard, who have called on the Government to fight obesity by putting cookery teaching in schools back on the national curriculum.

The pair joined...

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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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