Highlights

02/09/2014 09:20:32
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...
01/09/2014 09:39:49
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...
29/08/2014 13:27:16
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.
29/08/2014 10:12:39
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.
29/08/2014 09:41:21
Chairman of Age UK and leader of the Hospital Food Standards Panel, Dame Dianne Jeffrey, has spoken about the importance of good food in hospitals following publication today of her panel’s report.
29/08/2014 08:39:48
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.
27/08/2014 17:06:10
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.
27/08/2014 16:33:40
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’.
27/08/2014 12:29:49
Independent workplace catering company BaxterStorey has put the focus on its social business strategy by appointing what it is calling a ‘StoreyTeller’ to enhance the operator’s online presence.
26/08/2014 11:53:23
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.
22/08/2014 09:36:59
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has acted to give care caterers support and confidence to meet the growing demand for fortified menus by producing a new Fortified Meals Recipe Book.
20/08/2014 08:20:51
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...
19/08/2014 10:17:17
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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02/09/2014 10:00:30
Sodexo has won the contract to provide catering, vending...
02/09/2014 09:20:32
New research from Seafish, the body that supports the...
01/09/2014 11:04:25
Costa has announced that it has joined the Simply Cups...
01/09/2014 09:39:49
GPs and other health professionals are calling for a COBRA-...
01/09/2014 08:56:48
Taylors of Harrogate is offering caterers a chance to win a...
29/08/2014 13:27:16
The Hospital Caterers Association (HCA) has ‘warmly...
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