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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22/09/2015 - 12:46
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22/09/2015 - 12:07
A petition urging the government to back Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM) has reached 10,...
'Fragile' care sector unites to call for 'adequate and sustained' funding
22/09/2015 - 07:24
The care sector is ‘in danger of a deepening crisis’ according to a proposal sent to the Government...
UIFSM under consideration ahead of November spending review - reports suggest
21/09/2015 - 09:38
Sky News is reporting that the Government is considering scrapping Universal Infant Free School...
17/09/2015 - 09:29
Scottish teachers have been given advice on how to spot if a pupil is going hungry, as child...
Parents unaware of how much their children drink at school – BRITA research reve
17/09/2015 - 08:31
Research from BRITA has found that 73% of parents do not know how much water their children drink...
16/09/2015 - 11:14
A total ban of trans fats in processed foods could prevent or postpone more than 7,000 deaths from...
16/09/2015 - 08:34
Poor diet is the biggest contributor to the overall disease burden, ahead of smoking, according to...
15/09/2015 - 09:10
Smaller portion sizes in restaurants, supermarkets and in the home could help curb the growing...
14/09/2015 - 14:34
Jamie Oliver and Raymond Blanc have warned the government that any plans by the Government to scrap...

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