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

21/11/2017 - 07:00
An expert in nutrition and metabolic physiology at the University of Nottingham has won the...
Steve Brine Public health Minister PE Sport Premium Schools
24/10/2017 - 11:29
The Department for Education has announced that funding of PE and sports provision in schools is...
06/10/2017 - 10:31
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) crowned the winners of its 2017 awards last night...
05/10/2017 - 10:00
The first professional catering qualification for health and social care catering has been...
27/09/2017 - 10:00
A new initiative led by the Food Foundation is urging the foodservice industry and supply chain to...
26/09/2017 - 09:50
Local authorities are being urged not to forget the role their own frontline services such as...

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16/08/2017 - 10:52
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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...
ASA advertising food fat high salt sugar
03/07/2017 - 07:00
Tough new rules banning the advertising of high fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) food or drink products in...
Kallø Wessanen low calorie snacks NHS Trust
30/06/2017 - 12:45
Kallø, the natural food brand owned by Wessanen UK, has secured a major new deal that means a...
Sugarwise certification label launches in Europe with backing from MEPS, WHO and EC representatives
29/06/2017 - 11:49
Sugarwise, a new mark to certify foods that are low in added sugars, has been launched in Europe...
New collection points for ‘Fresh from Warrens' app at Derriford Hospital
23/06/2017 - 09:01
A healthy menu delivery app recently launched by Warrens Bakery for Derriford Hospital in Plymouth...
McCain’s Simply One Pot Meal competition winner crowned
21/06/2017 - 09:02
Rose Khan, cook supervisor from Barking and Dagenham Catering Services, who won this year’s McCain...

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