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ESS partners with ‘The Artisan Grower’

The Energy, Government & Infrastructure sector of ESS, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has partnered with Aberdeenshire farmers ‘The Artisan Grower’, supporting the company’s focus on increasing the plant-based ingredients in menus and sourcing produce locally. ESS has ...

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Zero Waste Week: BaxterStorey supports households struggling with food costs

Independent hospitality provider, BaxterStorey, has taken substantial strides in its commitment to prevent food going to waste by saving the equivalent of almost 6,500 meals this year, feeding the equivalent of 800 households. In the UK where seven per cent ...

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Aramark partnership offers a sustainable solution to single-use straws

Aramark UK has teamed up with Edible Straws to offer a sustainable solution to single-use straws across Merlin sites in the UK, such as Chessington World of Adventure Resort, LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort and Alton Towers Resort. Edible Straws emerged as ...

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Compass joins The Ladder initiative

Compass Group UK & Ireland has teamed up with The Ladder for Greater Birmingham as an ‘Employer Partner’ to help support and promote apprenticeships across the region. The Ladder initiative was born 10 years ago in London, to bring together ...

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Compass reports another quarter of strong organic growth

Compass Group has announced its trading results for the third quarter ended 30 June 2023, which detail strong organic growth of 15%, despite lapping the reopening of all sectors in the prior year. Year-to-date organic revenue growth was 21%, benefiting ...

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Contract catering’s sales are on the up but still down on pre-COVID levels

Sales in the third quarter for the contract catering sector were 41 per cent higher than in the same quarter of 2021, but still lagging pre-pandemic level, according to the latest Contract Catering Tracker from consultants CGA. From July to ...

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University teams to tackle food insecurity with funding from Sodexo

Five university teams have won funding from Sodexo to tackle food insecurity. A Dragon’s Den-style competition involving 85 students from 26 universities throughout the UK was held last month by the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation in partnership with social enterprise and ...

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Sodexo Live! wins at Foodservice Cateys

Sodexo Live! has won the Retail and Leisure Caterer of the Year award at the 2022 Foodservice Cateys. The Foodservice Cateys celebrate and recognise individuals and businesses in the foodservice industry who produce outstanding work throughout the year. The panel ...

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Navigating the impact of inflation in the foodservice industry

The latest CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index reveals that year-on-year inflation in the foodservice sector hit 13.6 per cent in March 2022 and prices are unlikely to fall for the foreseeable future. Faced with soaring food and energy prices and ...

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Sodexo and the British Nutrition Foundation launch Healthy Futures Partnership

Sodexo has joined forces with the British Nutrition Foundation to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people. The Healthy Futures Partnership was formed following research conducted by Sodexo in partnership with Business in the Community (BiTC), which ...

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