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

21/07/2017 - 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...

More PS100

Public sector chefs shine at Great Hospitality Show
25/01/2017 - 16:12
Chefs from the schools, universities, care, healthcare, prison and military sectors yesterday took...
Great Hospitality Show opens today
23/01/2017 - 07:03
Industry leaders will gather at the NEC in Birmingham for the Great Hospitality Show over the next...
PS100 at the Great Hospitality Show
20/01/2017 - 08:26
Next week’s Great Hospitality Show at the NEC in Birmingham will feature a PS100 panel discussion.
Kitchen Social campaign launched to tackle holiday hunger in London
18/01/2017 - 09:27
The Mayor’s Fund for London has launched the Kitchen Social campaign to tackle holiday hunger among...
The aim is to make employers aware that research has associated more hydrated staff with increased productivity and fewer work related accidents.   The week will continue to focus on its original aims, such as the promotion of the 10 key characteristics for good nutritional care, sharing best practices, and promoting continued education and professional development.   Nutrition & Hydration Week 2017 will take place on March 13th – 19th.
06/01/2017 - 07:03
Nutrition & Hydration Week 2017 will focus on improving staff awareness of their own hydration...
03/01/2017 - 09:06
Children are eating half of their recommended daily intake of sugar at breakfast alone, according...
22/12/2016 - 09:09
Almost half of elderly people say they would like to eat out more often, according to a new report.
PS100 to host culinary showcase and panel discussion at Great Hospitality Show
22/12/2016 - 07:31
Cost Sector Catering’s PS100 will host a culinary showcase and panel discussion at the Great...
19/12/2016 - 08:40
The Soft Drinks Industry Levy could slash childhood obesity rates by up to 10%, according to a new...
Public sector's most influential meet for roundtable discussion
14/12/2016 - 09:58
Cost Sector Catering's Public Sector Most Influential Top 20 met at The Houses of Parliament...

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