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TUCO’s Tackling Food Waste

Food waste is one of the biggest problems that the foodservice sector must tackle – we throw away 920,000 tonnes of food every year, of which 75% is avoidable; the numbers there speak for themselves.

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Paper - Making Water Savings Safely FINAL
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Next in the line of fire: fossil fuel divestment

The fossil fuel divestment movement is going mainstream and food companies could become high-profile targets writes Nick Hughes. When a cause unites a group as diverse as the Norwegian parliament, the former chairman of Royal Dutch Shell and one of the world’s leading environmentalists you know it’s time to sit up and take notice. The…
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Health & Vitality foodservice trends report 2016

Footprint has championed the health debate as part of its social sustainability pillar and this report throws up how far we have come, what channels have been pushing the boundaries and what areas need far more attention. The research undertaken has also distilled what have to be the most important areas for attention.
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Footprint intelligence

Market research exists to guide your brand by giving you insight to your competitors, your markets, your own products and its perceptions, the effectiveness of your marketing, your costumers, trends and opportunities. With the ever-moving and shifting sustainability debate, accurate intelligence, enabling your business to make informed decisions is vital. Footprint Intelligence is our Research &…
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What is a Voluntary Agreement

Features of a Voluntary Agreement:   "A body"** holds achievable targets – signatories help to deliver them Each target is for the sector as a whole and not for individual businesses All targets are consistent with Governments’ targets It is "the body’s" responsibility to ensure that the collective actions of all signatories are sufficient for…
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Any colour as long as its green

Green is a colour washing over the Catering Industry, as operators up and down the country continue to make strides in their sustainability efforts. And, with the Government announcing plans for a new living wage, now more than ever is the time for industry leaders to stop and think about the ways in which their operation…
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Making the most of marketing

JUST THINK about the last big purchase you made and why you chose it - invariably it will lead back to something you’ve read, seen or heard. The same, often subconscious, thinking affects our eating habits and tapping into this psychology opens up huge potential for caterers. Marketing has real power, when done effectively, particularly when…
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Future proofing – the TUCO way

THE ISSUE of skills in the UK Foodservice sector appears to be reaching critical mass; open any trade magazine and the headlines jump out. The topic is the subject of conversation amongst the great and good of the industry, but perhaps that is the problem? Talking is all well and good, but isn’t it action we need…
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