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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21/11/2017 - 07:00
An expert in nutrition and metabolic physiology at the University of Nottingham has won the...
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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...
22/09/2017 - 07:00
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) will lead a series of activities to raise...
15/09/2017 - 11:15
New plans from the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (Nice) hone in on diabetes and...
14/09/2017 - 08:55
A survey undertaken by parenting website, Netmums, and Sugarwise, has found that 80% of UK parents...
13/09/2017 - 10:08
The Institute of Hospitality has endorsed training programmes that help people affected by...

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