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

11/09/2018 - 10:01
The focus of debate at the PS100 Group and YPO foodservice seminar will be anticipating the major...
British Nutrition Foundation Judy Buttress quality calorie
11/09/2018 - 07:00
The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) is to launch an idea it believes will help people to ‘make...
Food Foundation PHE LACA Eatwell Guide affordability
07/09/2018 - 07:00
Nearly 4 million children in the UK live in households for whom a healthy diet is increasingly...
05/09/2018 - 09:46
Researchers have today (5 September) confirmed that wholegrain can indeed prevent type 2 diabetes,...
PS100 YPO foodservice public sector catering
04/09/2018 - 10:34
Organisers have unveiled the line-up for the panel at the PS100 Group and YPO foodservice seminar...
Morbid Obesity 2035 Great Britain
03/09/2018 - 09:41
Incidence of morbid obesity is predicted to rise to 5% of the population in Scotland, 8% in England...

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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...
95% of parents recognise free school meals benefits – new research reveals
14/09/2015 - 12:41
According to a new survey commissioned by the School Food Plan, carried out by Opinium Research, 95...
HCA responds to health chief's call for healthier NHS
11/09/2015 - 09:44
The Hospital Caterers Association (HCA) is calling on the Government to implement a fixed minimum...
Future of UIFSM questioned - LACA responds
08/09/2015 - 16:06
The future of Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM) was brought into question this weekend as...
Jamie Oliver’s sugar drinks tax petition breaks 100,000 mark
07/09/2015 - 09:58
At the time of writing, Jamie Oliver’s petition to introduce a tax on sugary drinks in the UK to...

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