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

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...
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...
13/11/2018 - 06:00
The world is not growing enough fruit and vegetables for everyone to eat a balanced diet, according...
26/10/2018 - 07:00
Single-use plastic items, such as plates, cutlery, straws, balloon sticks or cotton buds, will be...
24/10/2018 - 07:00
Researchers have found small ‘microplastic’ particles in the digestive systems of people across the...

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22/10/2018 - 11:07
A study has suggested that as people become more obese, their grey matter progressively shrinks,...
17/10/2018 - 06:00
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is requesting people's views on the food hygiene rating scheme...
15/10/2018 - 06:00
UKHospitality has reacted to guidelines from Public Health England to outline a proposal to ‘cap...
PS100 YPO foodservice public sector catering
21/09/2018 - 07:00
Looking at the challenges facing public sector catering over the next few years, industry leaders...
11/09/2018 - 10:01
The focus of debate at the PS100 Group and YPO foodservice seminar will be anticipating the major...
British Nutrition Foundation Judy Buttress quality calorie
11/09/2018 - 07:00
The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) is to launch an idea it believes will help people to ‘make...
Food Foundation PHE LACA Eatwell Guide affordability
07/09/2018 - 07:00
Nearly 4 million children in the UK live in households for whom a healthy diet is increasingly...
05/09/2018 - 09:46
Researchers have today (5 September) confirmed that wholegrain can indeed prevent type 2 diabetes,...
PS100 YPO foodservice public sector catering
04/09/2018 - 10:34
Organisers have unveiled the line-up for the panel at the PS100 Group and YPO foodservice seminar...
Morbid Obesity 2035 Great Britain
03/09/2018 - 09:41
Incidence of morbid obesity is predicted to rise to 5% of the population in Scotland, 8% in England...

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