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Catering & hospitality

Pabulum celebrates a year of fresh food

The Pabulum Catering team celebrates the year's achievements and aim to reduce sugar intake ne...

Insight from the experts part 8

With an increasing number of coffee shops in the UK, Sue Parfett looks at how they could be re...

Real Junk Food for Loretto Junior School

Loretto organises a feast that they hope will be just the start of an exciting new Real Junk F...

Five-a-day awareness for children increasing

Children's Food Trust responds to national report on health and wellbeing of young people

The Uprooted Kitchen

Contract caterer, Holroyd Howe, brings experiential street food concept to schools to inspire ...

Choosy eaters

Ronan Harte explains why, when it comes to choosing a school caterer, it's good to be picky wi...

Healthy eating put firmly on the plate by Ofsted

Ofsted has formally included healthy eating and knowledge of how to eat healthily in its Commo...

Better food choices for schools

Leeds Beckett study shows behavioural 'nudges' effective in encouraging healthy eating in scho...

Results of food safety audit revealed

Caterers at an independent school in the West Midlands have been recognised for their approach...

Gluten off the menu for school caterers?

KNORR gravy has teamed up with top chef, Phil Vickery, to run a gluten-free masterclass especi...

Croydon's thought for food

Girls at Croydon High School have been hearing about the importance of nutrition and a balance...

Millfield makeover

The kitchen and catering facilities at Millfield School have been given a £1 million-plus refu...

Schools sign up for health drive

A quarter of all school-aged children in the UK are expected to take part in this year's Healt...

A passion for food

Raymond and Olivier Blanc are among the judges for this year's competition to find the UK's 'H...

Message received

When Kate Martin spoke to a school about healthy eating, she didn't expect the response she go...

Food is medicine says chef

Idris Caldora, a chef from the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts in London, has visited St Swithu...

No small change

New payment system developed for Scottish schools takes the hassle out of lunch money

Balancing the integrity of the supply chain

Kathryn Pell-Walpole, director of sales for independent niche caterer Wilson Vale, explores th...

The only way is ethics

Independent by Sodexo's Jeremy Alderton underlines the importance of a sustainable and ethical...

Insight from the experts part 7

Sue Parfett of the Brookwood Partnership explains the relationship between sugar, nutrition an...

Cutting consumption

Graham Kille, managing director of FRIMA UK, explains why innovative equipment should lead a s...

New on the menu

From a waste-busting superhero to the rise of sixth-form cafes, Simon Fry rounds up the latest...

No small change

New payment system developed for Scottish schools takes the hassle out of lunch money

A bunch of bananas

A group of teachers at an Ealing school dressed up as bananas as part of this year's Fairtrade...

A taste of home

Sue Parfett from the Brookwood Partnership asks if a British education also means having to ha...

Birmingham boys meet 'Bake Off' Brendan

Boys from King Edward's School have been learning about baking from 2012 'Great British Bake O...

Gold award for Sussex school

Ardingly College's catering department is the first recipient of a new healthy-eating award fr...

Harrison make sustainable fish pledge

Catering services company promises to adopt a fully sustainable fish policy at all its school ...

Food for thought

Ronan Harte, Holroyd Howe MD, discusses the role food can play in the future of independent sc...

Insight from the experts, part 6

Where food is concerned, there's more to sustainability than local sourcing, says Sue Parfett ...

Developing your most important asset

Training can be the key to retaining top catering talent in a competitive market, says Claire ...

School chef wins catering competition

Cranleigh School chef crowned 'Chef of the Year' in competition held by Harrison Catering Serv...

Insight from the experts, part 5

Sue Parfett considers the implications of the decision that regular overtime should be factore...

Catering award for Bishop'™s Stortford

The catering team at Bishop's Stortford College has won a Gold CAP UK catering award for the f...

Connecting with the planet

Connect Catering awarded Soil Association's Bronze Food for Life Catering Mark for their work ...

Sodexo signs up for Freedom Foods

Sodexo has become the first food service provider to sign up for Freedom Foods for independent...

Bespoke customer care training launched

Harrison Catering Services has introduced '˜The Harrison Smile'™, a new customer care training...

College aims at better cost-control

Clifton College has installed a new software system in a bid to reduce catering costs without ...

Caterers rewarded for sustainability

The Sustainable Restaurant Association has given The Brookwood Partnership three stars for its...

Sodexo wins Wycombe Abbey contract

Independents by Sodexo has won a five-year contract to provide catering at one of the country'...