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

Public Health England childhood obesity strategy Duncan Selbie
18/08/2017 - 07:00
One year on from the launch of the world leading childhood obesity plan, Public Health England (PHE...
Izzi Seccombe Local Government Association childhood obesity
16/08/2017 - 10:52
A 14% rise in the number of children and teenagers being treated for Type 2 diabetes has prompted...
CFT Children's Food Trust Linda Cregan
16/08/2017 - 07:00
The Children’s Food Trust (CFT) will close later this year with the loss of up to 47 jobs. Charity...
10/08/2017 - 09:10
A gathering of businesses and figures within the food industry are to discuss ways of promoting...
21/07/2017 - 09:06
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) will be hosting its annual Training and...
Rob Hobson nutritionist ingredients
03/07/2017 - 09:58
The average Briton consumes 121 different ingredients every single day in the food and drink they...

More PS100

Research finds summer 'learning lag' link with holiday hunger
12/06/2017 - 16:15
Researchers at Northumbria University have found that attainment levels dropped to four and a half...
12/06/2017 - 08:38
A survey from the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has found that one in ten 14 to 16-year-olds...
Scrapping school meals is an ‘ill thought out reversal’ – LACA chair
18/05/2017 - 15:44
The Lead Association for CAtering in Education (LACA) chair, Sally Shadrack, has criticised the...
BNF launches nutrition platform for primary school teachers
28/04/2017 - 09:10
The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has launched a new professional development platform for...
Room for improvement in hospital food – Premier research reveals
12/04/2017 - 09:35
Foodservice supplier Premier Foods has revealed that less than half of patients, visitors and...
Stewart McKenzie becomes new Hospital Caterers Association chair
11/04/2017 - 08:32
Stewart McKenzie, facilities manager at NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, has taken over the role of...
06/04/2017 - 09:38
A review by the Alpro Foundation has found that billions of pounds could be saved from the UK’s...
Prue Leith CBE
04/04/2017 - 07:20
Prue Leith CBE, the new judge on Channel 4’s The Great British Bake Off, has praised the Hillingdon...
Public Health England targets removal of 200,000 tonnes of sugar per year by 2020
30/03/2017 - 08:03
Public Health England (PHE) has today published new guidelines for the industry to reduce the net...
Anglia Crown supports hospital caterers with cross-party working group
29/03/2017 - 07:03
Hospital food supplier, Anglia Crown has announced the launch of an industry working group to help...

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