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BRE Chief to lead on public sector food procurement

The public sector bought £2.1 billion worth of food and drink last year through the National Health Service, schools and the prison service.  Recognising both the huge potential for savings and benefits for the nation’s food producers, environment secretary, Owen Paterson has ...

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Seasoned Events bags catering contract at Bluewater’s Glow venue

Seasoned Events has been awarded an exclusive contract to provide catering services at Glow, the £60 million event space within Bluewater Shopping Centre in Kent. Seasoned Events has been working with Glow on a number of ad-hoc projects with clients ...

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Food waste bill tops £2.5bn for UK’s hospitality and food service sector

WRAP, the organisation that helps businesses and individuals to reduce waste, develop sustainable products and use resources in an efficient way, has identified a staggering £2.5 billion food waste bill in UK’s hospitality and food service sector, and claims 1.3 ...

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Will patient inspectors give NHS a clean bill of health?

A programme of patient-led hospital inspections to improve food, cleanliness and dignity has seen every eligible trust taking part in the voluntary programme. Since April, over 5000 patient inspectors have carried out more than 4,600 ward inspections across the country ...

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Diners willing to pay more for sustainable meals survey finds

In a shift in consumer concerns towards healthy eating and food waste, 50 per cent of diners said they would pay a premium for their meal if they knew the restaurant was investing in reducing its environmental impact and taking ...

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Elior serves up new £1.35m contract at Fraser Suites, Edinburgh

Elior UK has signed a new five-year contract worth £1.35m with international boutique hotel and apartment chain, Fraser Suites, in Edinburgh. Situated on the Royal Mile in a most prestigious area of the city, Fraser Suites is seeking to deliver ...

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Here ISS a Southwark school garden Blue Peter’s Chris Collins prepared earlier!

Award-winning Blue Peter gardener Chris Collins has been working alongside ISS Facility Services Education in association with School Food Matters to organise a gardening day for schools in the Borough of Southwark. Last Thursday (6 June) at Alfred Salter Primary ...

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BaxterStorey awarded prestigious Food for Life Catering Mark at University of Gloucestershire

BaxterStorey, the UK independent provider of workplace restaurants, delis and coffee bars, has been awarded the Soil Association’s prestigious bronze Food for Life Catering Mark in recognition of the fresh and healthy meals it serves to students and staff at ...

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Catermasters seals three-year contract extension with Detica

National workplace catering specialist, Catermasters, has been awarded an extension to its foodservice contract at Detica’s UK headquarters in a deal worth £550,000 annually. The international business and technology consulting firm has employed the services of Catermasters for the last ...

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Compass serves up first M&S Simply Food store under hospital franchise partnership deal

Compass Group UK & Ireland has opened its first Marks & Spencer (M&S) Simply Food Store at the Royal Derby Hospital, under a new franchise agreement with M&S that will see Compass embed M&S Simply Food into its core retail ...

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