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Industry
10/07/2012 11:07

Coeliac UK, the national charity for people with coeliac disease, has announced new services and accreditation to help the catering industry capitalise on the emerging £100m gluten-free market and comply with the law on gluten-free food.

Sarah Sleet Chief Executive of Coeliac UK said: “...

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LACA
09/07/2012 15:07

LACA’s marketing for National School Meals Week in 2011 has earned a Catey award from Caterer & Hotelkeeper, with national chair Lynda Mitchell hailing the achievement – both for the organisation and its partner for the event AVF Marketing.

The Cateys Awards were presented at...

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LACA
04/07/2012 15:07

The decision by Education Secretary Michael Gove to ask the founders of the High Street restaurant chain Leon to look into school food is cause for concern according to LACA national chair Lynda Mitchell.

Responding to the announcement today that John Vincent and Henry Dimbleby will look...

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LACA
03/07/2012 17:07

Meal prices in Derbyshire schools have been frozen for the coming academic year - despite rising food and fuel costs.
Derbyshire County Council has decided to keep meal prices at 2011/12 levels when pupils return for the new academic year in September.

It means the price for primary...

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Industry
03/07/2012 01:07

The Children’s Food Trust has appointed marketing and fundraising expert Duncan Bell as its first director of market development.

Bell has joined the Trust in a brand new post to build the Trust's strategic partnerships, fundraising and trading activity across the UK and...

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LACA
27/06/2012 11:06

Mary Bliszczak, the training co-ordinator for Cambridgeshire Catering and Cleaning Services (CCS), was awarded an MBE, (Members of the Order of the British Empire) for services to school food in the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

A spokesman for CCS said: “Through sheer dedication...

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Industry
27/06/2012 01:06

Julia Hall, a catering manager at a performing arts school in Nottingham, is the latest winner of the Pritchitts monthly Magic Number prize draw, bagging herself a brand new iPad.

Hall discovered her magic number on a catering pack of Pritchitts Viva Milk – the education sector’s...

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LACA
25/06/2012 11:06

Britain’s top school chef Alison Gann, who recently won LACA’s School Chef of the Year competition, entertained a high level visitor at her school when Greg Barker, Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, paid a visit.

Alison, who is Cook Manager at Claverham Community College in...

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LACA
22/06/2012 13:06

Students are hoping for the sweet taste of success in a cooking contest organised by Derbyshire County Council. For the second year running, the authority is staging its Student Chef of the Year awards.

Pupils from secondary schools across the county will don their chef whites to battle...

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Industry
22/06/2012 10:06

Tim Fletcher, head chef at Beechen Cliff School, Bath has been presented with one of the most prestigious awards in a national catering competition.

His triumph came in the BPEX Foodservice Pork Product of the Year competition 2012, which recognises quality pork products and dishes that...

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