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LACA
18/04/2012 01:04

Pupils from James Brindley School in Birmingham have planted the first of their three fruit and vegetable gardens, courtesy of Sodexo, a leading provider of on-site service solutions.

As part of Rocket Gardens' Dig for the Future project, which encourages schools to get...

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LACA
18/04/2012 01:04

The scheme rewards pupils with points that can be redeemed at local leisure centres and libraries if they make healthy food choices in school. Among the healthy choices are salad, vegetables or fruit juice, in addition to McCain simply wedges and McCain simply dice potato.


To support the launch of the scheme McCain Foods has helped to provide additional rewards in the form of iTunes vouchers that can be won in a free prize draw by those making healthy choices.

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Industry
17/04/2012 12:04

The medical profession has come together to launch a campaign on what it claims is the single greatest public health threat in the UK – rising levels of child and adult obesity.

Health professionals from surgeons and psychiatrists to paediatricians and GPs have joined forces under the...

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Industry
16/04/2012 14:04

PS100 hosted a seminar for members on April 12th at the Hilton Metropole in London at which plans were unveiled for the project to develop an evidence base linking nutrition with health.

In pursuit of the PS100’s key aims (* Protected Mealtimes * Lifetime Nutrition Plan * Appointment...

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Industry
16/04/2012 10:04

With green issues high on everyone's agenda, Gram, the UK’s leading supplier of energy efficient refrigeration is calling all school caterers within the industry to take part in the Gram Green Paper report for 2012.

For the past 10 years, Gram has led the way in raising awareness of...

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Industry
13/04/2012 07:04

More than 800 guests were at the Hilton London Metropole last night to hear the announcement of the winners of the 2012 Cost Sector Catering Awards.

Two new awards were launched, with immediate past chair of LACA Sandra Russell honoured as the first recipient of the Public Sector...

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Industry
12/04/2012 01:04

The newly-refurbished Wivenhoe House, home of the Edge Hotel School, has announced its first partnership with the hospitality industry.

Churchill, one of Britain's leading suppliers of tableware to the hospitality industry, will be supplying the entire range of glassware, china and...

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Industry
10/04/2012 01:04

Dairy expert Pritchitts is urging schools to get involved in its Viva Daily Win 2012 promotion.
Pritchitts is urging schools to get involved early, stock up on Viva Flavoured Milk, and request their free point-of-sale kits in good time for the 1st May launch.

When the promotion...

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Industry
04/04/2012 11:04

Watching too much television and the overconsumption of unhealthy snacks and soft drinks are posing a serious threat to young children's health, according to new research.

Scientists from 10 European countries have been cooperating on the ToyBox study, which is coordinated by Dr Yannis...

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LACA
03/04/2012 14:04

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) released the results yesterday (Monday 2 April) of a survey conducted among education staff about their views on school meal issues.

The survey found that respondents said there had been an increase in the uptake of free school meals (FSM)...

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