Welcome to the PSC100 section

Launched in 2011, the PSC100 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 PSC100 Contact: David Foad, 0208 269 7914, davidf@dewberryredpoint.co.uk

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Latest PSC100

18/04/2019 - 05:00
The industry's gender pay gap is shrinking, according to analysis by industry trade body...
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15/04/2019 - 10:37
The Hospital Caterers Association (HCA) has a new top team in place following the annual general...
Animal protein diet finland study
10/04/2019 - 10:17
A diet rich in animal protein, and meat in particular, is not good for the health, according to a...
04/04/2019 - 08:59
Unhealthy diets are responsible for 11 million preventable deaths globally per year, more even than...
single-use plastic foodservice
27/03/2019 - 06:00
A new report outlining the extent to which single-use plastic is part of the current UK foodservice...
Green & Fortune Clink Charity St Patrick's Day
27/03/2019 - 06:00
More than £21,590 was raised for The Clink and London Irish Centre charities at a recent St...

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12/02/2019 - 06:00
Caterers operating in the public sector will have their own dedicated event with the launch of the...
12/02/2019 - 06:00
The food industry has warned the environment secretary, Michael Gove, of a ‘potential crisis’ if it...
08/02/2019 - 06:00
Only one third of Brits understand what a ‘good diet’ consists of, according to research by The...
31/01/2019 - 08:59
Four ‘leading’ UK caterers - Compass Group UK & Ireland, Caterlink, Olive Catering and Vertas...
28/01/2019 - 10:00
The influence of ‘big food’ - such as global companies and manufacturers - must be 'curbed...
28/01/2019 - 06:00
A consultation on the future of allergen labelling has been launched by the Department of Health...
24/01/2019 - 10:05
Consumption of sugary drinks by children has fallen by a third over the last nine years, the UK...
24/01/2019 - 09:09
‘Single use’ was declared by Collins dictionary word of the year in 2018, as sustainability and the...
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...

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