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The hospitality and food service sector wastes billions of pounds worth of food every year. What more can caterers, FM providers and clients do to help reduce food waste? Nearly £3 billion worth of food is wasted every year across ...

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Stalks and leaves – eat them please

Blog from Dan Kelly, Deputy MD, Food & Operations, Vacherin It’s unacceptable that in 2019 we are still wasting a third of the world’s food. Growing up, I was taught to make the most of every ingredient. We found ways ...

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Veolia joins UK Food Waste Reduction Roadmap

Veolia has become the first recycling and waste company to sign up as an ‘enabling partner’ to the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap – the programme supporting large businesses in reducing food waste within their own operations. The Food Waste Reduction ...

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Amadeus reports strong results for food redistribution scheme

The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and its in-house caterer Amadeus have posted their best food waste figures to date with the help of food redistribution scheme OLIO. After partnering with food donation scheme OLIO in July, Amadeus has saved more ...

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Lexington makes social enterprise the focus of 2019 leadership conference

Contract catering and reception services organisation, Lexington, hosted a conference last week for over 250 head chefs, managers and operations managers where the teams discussed the projects they are working on with charities and social enterprises including, Change Please, Heads ...

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Fooditude partners with OLIO to combat food waste

This year, contract caterer Fooditude embarked on a mission to tackle the food waste problem in its business. One of the solutions the company has introduced is working with OLIO, a food surplus sharing platform. With OLIO’s help, Fooditude is ...

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Sodexo accelerates fight against food waste

Sodexo has announced the deployment of its data-driven food waste prevention program, WasteWatch powered by Leanpath, across 3,000 sites worldwide within a year. During the Tech for Good Summit, Denis Machuel, Sodexo’s Chief Executive Officer, reiterated the company’s goal to ...

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Compass targets global food waste challenge

According to WRAP, roughly one-third of the food produced globally is either lost or wasted every year, and in the UK alone the foodservice sector throws away one million tonnes of food; 75 per cent of which could have been ...

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Tackling food waste on the menu at LexChef 2018

Jack Shaw, Head Chef at Lexington Catering, has been crowned winner of LexChef 2018. He was recognised for his approach to reducing food waste and ability to create some really tasty dishes with food that would otherwise end up in ...

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Sodexo embraces wonky fruit and veg to eliminate food waste

As part of its commitment to prevent unnecessary food waste, Sodexo has launched its own wonky veg initiative, known as Wasteful to Tasteful, to help reduce the volume of grade B* fruit and vegetables being thrown away or left to ...

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