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LACA
13/06/2012 13:06

LACA Ltd seeks to invite tenders from suitably experienced companies to develop and manage the LACA NSMW. NSMW is a licenced event owned by LACA Ltd and its prime objectives are to raise the profile of education catering and improve the uptake of meals.

NSMW can be a week long...

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LACA
12/06/2012 12:06

Of the £6 million Nottinghamshire County Council spends each year on food for schools, around a third goes to local suppliers or those based less than 50 miles away.

This translates into around three quarters of the food on the plate of an average school dinner in the county.

Andy...

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LACA
07/06/2012 12:06

Judges have announced the shortlist of nominations for LACA’s Awards for Excellence. The winners will be named on July 12th at the Gala Dinner during the conference and exhibition in Birmingham.

They are:

LACA Catering Business of the Year, sponsored by Hobart (UK)...

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LACA
28/05/2012 10:05

Bernard Matthews Foodservice and its Big Green Tick range will be lauding the benefits of a traditional British turkey roast as sponsor of Get Traditional Day in National School Meals Week (NSMW) 2012.

Its new British turkey products for creating roasts will also be showcased on November...

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LACA
23/05/2012 17:05

Alison Gann from Chartwells has been voted Britain’s number one school chef by a panel of judges at the national final held at the Food Services Wing, Defence Logistics School, Worthy Down today (23 May).

Her winning dishes were Makhani chicken – Makhani chicken with jasmine infused...

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LACA
23/05/2012 12:05

Four schools have been selected as winners of Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall’s competition inviting schools to create a special Diamond Jubilee menu for The Queen.

Mark Flanagan, royal chef at Buckingham Palace, has selected the winning schools from over 200 entries. The...

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Industry
22/05/2012 12:05

The Association of Colleges (AoC) has launched a new campaign in a bid to ensure that 16 to 18-year-olds from a disadvantaged background at colleges have a free lunch.

The campaign focuses on the fact that if a disadvantaged student attends a maintained school sixth form, free school,...

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LACA
22/05/2012 01:05

Education caterer Aspens Services has achieved the Food for Life Gold Catering Mark for its healthy menus at eight North Somerset primary schools.

The eight schools are Blagdon Primary School; Churchill Primary School, Langford; Dundry Primary School; Sandford Primary School; St...

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Industry
18/05/2012 11:05

Pupils at Four Marks Church of England Primary School in Alton, Hampshire met television’s Dr Hilary Jones when he came to talk to them about the importance of drinking milk.

Celebrity GP Dr Hilary Jones is best known for his role on the ITV’s Daybreak couch in the mornings discussing...

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Industry
17/05/2012 09:05

Yorkshire design company KanGarRoo has developed a range of workstations designed to help teachers put the fun, practicality and sense of achievement back into healthy food preparation - with the ultimate aim of encouraging children to lead healthier lifestyles.

Working with schools,...

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