William Macleod, executive director of BHA Scotland, believes it is good news for the catering, hospitality and tourism sectors that Scottish voters have chosen decisively to remain part of the United Kingdom.
The 2014 CESA (the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association) Conference, in association with the FCSI (The Foodservice Consultants Society International) and BHA (The British Hospitality Association), will be held on the 13th and 14th of November at Heythrop...
Young British student chefs wanting to follow a career in Asian cuisine have been given the opportunity to enter Zest Quest Asia, a competition designed to demonstrate knowledge and skill in Asian cuisine.
The recommended target for sugar in our diet should be cut massively from the current guideline maximum of 50g to fewer than 25g, according to a joint research project by University College London and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
The in-house catering team at Gateshead’s Saltwell Towers, a wedding venue and visitor attraction, is celebrating after scooping the award for best team at the national APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) Awards recently.
Contract caterer Fare of London has reported a 20% rise in year-on-year revenue for the 12 months ending August 2014. The operator’s clients include The Royal College of Physicians, Ironmongers’ Hall and the Honorable Artillery Company (HAC).
Mellors Catering has reported that the number of units it manages has jumped dramatically over the last 12 months from 109 to 160, with strong growth particularly in the schools sector thanks to successful contract wins for three large clusters of schools.
Two Michelin Star chef and Great British Menu judge Philip Howard has teamed up with school catering firm Cucina Restaurants to produce a special 'British Classics' school food range for British Food Fortnight.
Meals on wheels delivery services will be put firmly on the map when National Community Meals Week 2014 marks the occasion with a road relay from November 10-14 that takes in England, Scotland and Wales.
Tower Hamlets Council has launched free school meals for all its primary school pupils, going beyond the Government’s Universal Infant Free School Meals scheme that started this term and offers free lunches for pupils aged 5-7 years old.
The team behind Nutrition & Hydration Week 2014 was honoured for its work when it won the Outstanding Achievement Award at the CN (Complete Nutrition) Awards, which are voted on by readers of the magazine.
Soldiers at Colchester Garrison are now getting high-quality meals that the Ministry of Defence claims will help them stay fighting fit and put money back into their pockets – thanks to new dining facilities that have just opened.
ISS Facility Services has just started providing the catering services at Mondelez International at the company’s Banbury Soluble Coffee manufacturing site. It adds to ISS’s existing FM provision at the site.
Global sports stadia and venue caterer Centerplate, which acquired UK stadia specialist Lindley Catering last year, has announced that chief executive Des Hague has stepped down. The board of directors said chief operating officer Chris Verros is now acting...
Aramark has been awarded the Bronze Food for Life Catering Mark at three of its higher education accounts. The company claims that this means it has now achieved the accolade for more universities than any other foodservice provider.
The Hospital Caterers Association (HCA) is encouraging its members to get involved in the Bring Home the Harvest campaign for British Food Fortnight (BFF), which runs from September 20th to October 5th.
New research from Seafish, the body that supports the British seafood industry, has revealed that children in the UK have a ‘worrying lack of awareness’ when it comes to naming different species of edible fish.
GPs and other health professionals are calling for a COBRA-style emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle the rising epidemic of childhood obesity. They warn that unless urgent action is taken now, an entire generation will be ‘destroyed’ by a diet of junk food and sugary drinks – and...
The Hospital Caterers Association (HCA) has ‘warmly welcomed’ both the new, mandatory hospital food standards and the latest results of the Patient-Led Assessments of the Care Environment (PLACE) for England 2014.
The NHS will have mandatory food standards and hospitals will be ranked on food quality as part of a wide-ranging drive to raise standards of hospital food across the country, says Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt.
The Hospital Food Standards Panel has issued a report that includes five key recommendations that should be required of all hospitals to improve the quality of meals provided for patients, staff and visitors.
One in eight pupils (13%) is not getting enough to eat in the school holidays, according to teachers who are worried by changes in pupils, such as weight loss, when they return to school in the new term.
A range of new catering guidance and tools has been published today by Public Health England with the aim of offering ‘practical advice on how to make catering affordable, healthier and more sustainable’.
As food businesses gear up for new EU Food Information Regulations, the British Hospitality Association has estimated the cost of implementation for the catering and hospitality industry could be up to £200m a year.
Councils and schools have been forced to divert money from other budgets to ensure the Government's promise of a free school meal for all pupils aged seven and under can be delivered when the new school year begins next month, despite promises that it...
One million meals have been delivered to elderly and disabled people in their own homes by Merton Council's meals-on-wheels partner, Sodexo, since the company started operating the service in 2001. The services provider offers community meals through its...
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