Welcome to the PS100 section

Launched in 2011, the PS100 group comprises caterers, dietitians, politicians, healthy eating campaigners and suppliers who operate in the public sector and use their collective 'clout' to drive government legislation and action towards helping people adopt healthier lifestyles through catering and education initiatives. It is chaired by Andy Jones, former chair of the Hospital Caterers Association (HCA), and as well as commissioning research into health and nutrition, it holds seminars offering updates on healthy eating, obesity and malnutrition and supports all initiatives with similar aims. The group focus is currently on how caterers in the workplace, universities, schools, hospitals, care homes and prisons can help cut the amount of sugar in our diets.

The group is an evolution of Cost Sector Catering magazine's annual celebration of the work and achievements of the best operators in the business - the Public Sector Most Influential Top 20. They are chosen by an independent panel each year and invited to discuss the key issues facing the industry. Frustrated that such useful debates and networking were available only once a year, the decision was made to work collaboratively on a more regular basis.

Key supporters include LACA (Lead Association for CAtering in Education), the HCA, ther National Association of Care Catering, The University Caterers Organisation, SugarSmart, the British Dietetic Association, the All-Party Parliamentary Groups on both School Food and Hunger plus a number of key commercial catering suppliers and manufacturers.

For more info about PS100 Contact: David Foad, 0208 269 7914, davidf@dewberryredpoint.co.uk

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Latest PS100

03/01/2019 - 08:53
Children exceed the maximum recommended sugar limit for an 18-year-old by the time they reach age...
21/12/2018 - 06:00
The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ABDA) has responded to the government’s...
19/12/2018 - 06:00
80% of people aged over 60 in Britain say they are not getting their recommended five portions of...
13/12/2018 - 09:51
The calorie content of meals in UK restaurants is ‘excessive’ and sit-down restaurants are...
12/12/2018 - 06:00
A resource pack has been created for allergen awareness month (January 2019) by Allergen...
07/12/2018 - 09:31
The Annual Report of the CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index, published yesterday (6 December)...

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05/12/2018 - 09:43
Wholesale foodservice prices increased again in October 2018, the Foodservice Price Index from CGA...
LACA Energy Drinks report
05/12/2018 - 06:00
The House of Commons select committee on science and technology has recommended in a report...
NHS England Diabetes Prevention Programme
30/11/2018 - 10:08
Hundreds of thousands of people will receive NHS help to battle obesity and Type 2 diabetes under...
30/11/2018 - 09:27
Energy companies are holding more than £24 million belonging to Britain’s hospitality businesses...
20/11/2018 - 09:11
The British Dietetic Association (BDA) has launched a project to show how nutrition experts can...
13/11/2018 - 10:17
A study has discovered that fat can clog cells that the body uses to destroy cancerous tissue,...
13/11/2018 - 09:12
There have been calls for a ban on 'freakshakes', and all milkshakes with more than 300...
13/11/2018 - 06:00
The world is not growing enough fruit and vegetables for everyone to eat a balanced diet, according...
Andy Jones PS100 group Brexit food planning shortages
13/11/2018 - 06:00
The Department of Health and Social Care has written to NHS trusts in England about possible ‘short...
26/10/2018 - 07:00
Single-use plastic items, such as plates, cutlery, straws, balloon sticks or cotton buds, will be...

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