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Industry
14/03/2012 16:03

Judges have whittled down the record number of nominees to the final three in each category of the Cost Sector Catering Awards.

Each of the three - whether individual, team or company - will now go forward to the awards night on April 12th at the Hilton London Metropole.

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Industry
14/03/2012 16:03

A leading heart specialist has said that children are on the front line in Britain's war of the waistlines and he believes Government efforts to promote healthier eating will never work so long as the industry self-regulates

Dr Aseem Malhotra, a cardiology specialist registrar at...

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Industry
14/03/2012 14:03

Apprenticeship Training Limited (ATL) has issued an invitation to tender for catering services, including meals, vending and hospitality, at the Eastpoint Training Centre, Southampton.

ATL is seeking a suitably experienced caterer to operate a professional catering service to students and...

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LACA
13/03/2012 16:03

LACA (Local Authority Caterers Association) greatly welcomes the action taken by Zac Goldsmith MP who has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) in the House of Commons today (13th March 2012) to call on the Government to make all food in Academy schools comply with school food standards.  By doing so...

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LACA
13/03/2012 12:03

The battle to persuade the Government to review its decision to exempt academies and free schools from complying with national food standards has today entered the parliamentary arena.

LACA is supporting the action of MP Zac Goldsmith in tabling an Early Day Motion in the House of...

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LACA
12/03/2012 15:03

Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman, the MP for Meriden, has congratulated her constituent Judith Tyrell for her performance in the West Midlands regional final of the LACA’s School Chef of the Year competition.

On her website, Spelman blogged: “I think this was a tremendous...

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LACA
09/03/2012 15:03

Mark Holmes of Metrofresh, the catering arm of Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council, has won the North West regional final of LACA's School Chef of the Year competition.

He will take his place in the final on May 23 at the Defence Foodservices School at Worthy Down in the competition that...

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LACA
08/03/2012 09:03

Seafood Scotland’s ‘Seafood in Schools’ pilot project is set to roll-out nationwide, following confirmation from Scottish Government that it is to fund a three-year programme.

Seafood in Schools has been operating for the past year in ten school clusters around the country (...

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Industry
08/03/2012 09:03

In a statement issued last night, LACA (Local Authority Caterers Association) has come out in support of comments made by Jamie Oliver that were reported in the Guardian newspaper on March 6th.

In it, LACA agrees with the point he made about the Government ‘watering down policies designed...

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Industry
07/03/2012 11:03

Primary school children across Hertfordshire tucked into jerk quorn, rice and peas yesterday as part of a two week catering project inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Designed by Hertfordshire County Council’s Good School Food Team and the county’s official...

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