Welcome to the PSC100 section

Launched in 2011, the PSC100 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 PSC100 Contact: David Foad, 0208 269 7914, davidf@dewberryredpoint.co.uk

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Latest PSC100

14/05/2019 - 08:47
British workers’ ‘lunch on the go’ habit is generating 10.7 billion items of packaging waste...
13/05/2019 - 08:56
The number of people in the UK dying from heart and circulatory diseases before the age of 75 is...
30/04/2019 - 10:03
A conference discussing the next steps for food packaging and waste policy across the UK has been...
29/04/2019 - 10:13
There is a significant risk of death and disease attached to obesity and weight gain, a study has...
18/04/2019 - 05:00
The industry's gender pay gap is shrinking, according to analysis by industry trade body...
Hospital Caterers association craig smith brian robb chair vice
15/04/2019 - 10:37
The Hospital Caterers Association (HCA) has a new top team in place following the annual general...

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A study published in the US journal Obesity Science & Practice concludes that junk food and...
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06/11/2015 - 07:50
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05/11/2015 - 09:29
The UK’s obesity levels have been described as ‘dire’ and the healthcare system lags behind other...
David Cameron universal infant free school meals
28/10/2015 - 13:01
David Cameron has once again pledged to save Universal Infant Free School Meals from the scrap heap...
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28/10/2015 - 10:00
McDonalds UK chief executive, Paul Pomroy has questioned how effective the sugar tax would be in...
Campaigners call for children to undergo yearly 'obesity MOTs'
28/10/2015 - 08:33
Campaigners at the National Obesity Forum are calling for children to have yearly weigh-ins at...
“Action on sugar can’t come soon enough,” says Children’s Food Trust
23/10/2015 - 10:04
The head of nutrition at the Children’s Food Trust has called for a quick response following...
Public Health England backs Jamie Oliver’s sugary drinks tax
23/10/2015 - 09:37
A review published yesterday by Public Health England has suggested that an increase in the price...
Distributors tell Prime Minister not to u-turn on school meals
22/10/2015 - 12:24
Foodservice wholesalers are urging the Prime Minister to honour an election pledge to retain the...


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