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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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Industry
20/09/2011 01:09

Sodexo, a leading provider of on-site service solutions, has launched its first Student Survival Guide App, which is available now to download for iPhones and androids.

The App, endorsed by celebrity chef Paul Rankin, is designed to help students prepare for university life away from...

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Industry
19/09/2011 23:09

Sodexo, a leading provider of on-site service solutions, has launched its first Student Survival Guide App, which is available now to download for iPhones and androids.

The App, endorsed by celebrity chef Paul Rankin, is designed to help students prepare for university life away from...

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LACA
18/09/2011 23:09

New research has revealed that over a third of parents let their children snack on chocolate or crisps rather than fruit because they are more convenient.

The survey also showed that more than half of parents believe it's also cheaper for their children to eat less healthy snack...

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LACA
13/09/2011 23:09

Cordia, Glasgow’s school catering provider, has officially launched the city’s first external custom-built food kiosk at Holyrood Secondary School.

The unit was officially opened at the south side secondary school by Cordia Chair, Councillor Jim Mackechnie.

He was joined by...

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LACA
13/09/2011 23:09

Every primary school pupil in Southwark will receive free school meals as part of a drive to help combat rising levels of childhood obesity.

From this school term Southwark Council will offer one nutritious meal a day to 21,000 pupils across 70 primary schools, regardless of family...

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LACA
08/09/2011 23:09

With new powers being proposed by Ministers in the forthcoming Education Bill that would give schools the freedom to introduce variable pricing for school meals, LACA (the Local Authority Caterers Association) which represents 80% of the caterers providing meals in state schools across Britain,...

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