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Footprint Forum: Is technology moving quickly enough to deliver

THE VW DIESEL scandal has thrown our transport and logistics systems into the spotlight, but businesses don't believe the technology is moving quickly enough to deliver sustainable supply chain solutions. Food miles and carbon emissions may have been cut, but these are baby steps compared to what's required next. "This is about more than pumping…
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Compass Group gives companies a FareShare

COMPASS GROUP UK & Ireland has joined forces with FareShare – a charity organisation dedicated to fighting hunger and tackling food waste in the UK.                           This partnership will see Compass Group UK & Ireland work with its supply chain distribution partner Brakes…
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KFC refusal of alcohol hand wipes highlight gap in knowledge

REPORTS FROM the Leicester Mercury this weekend that a customer was refused hand wipes by staff at a local KFC in case it ‘offended other customers’ because they contained alcohol, has highlighted the gap in knowledge in the foodservice sector on religious dietary needs.                   According to…
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United Biscuits pioneers alternative fuel from waste cooking oil

UNITED BISCUITS  has developed an industry leading sustainability initiative through the use of waste cooking oil to power 12 of its lorry fleet.                    Estimated to save up to 97 per cent in CO2 emissions, compared to traditional diesel fuel, the pioneering project forms part of the…
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Public Health Minister Guest Editor for Footprint Magazine

PUBLIC HEALTH Minister, Jane Ellison, is guest editing the November issue of Footprint magazine.                   Featuring an exclusive thought leadership article on the Department of Health’s Responsibility Deal, the special edition will cover crucial issues around foodservice sustainability.   Ellison was first appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State…
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Sodexo pledges to reduce salt

SODEXO IS one of 30 UK companies to have signed up to the Responsibility Deal Food Network’s latest salt reduction pledges.                           The targets – F9 Salt Reduction and F10 Out of Home Salt Reduction – were launched in March. The first (F9) challenges…
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ad:Tech and Unilever in startup sustainability hack

STARTUPS WITH a penchant for sustainability are invited to participate in a specially arranged hackathon at ad:tech London for a chance to impress and partner with Unilever.                            As the headline sponsor of ad:tech London Future Media & Technology Summit, Unilever is set to…
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Sodexo appoints new business development director for universities

SODEXO HAS appointed Tracey Smith as business development director for its universities business.                   Tracey has extensive experience in the education sector and joins Sodexo from Aramark where she achieved significant success in the higher education market.   Following on from Sodexo’s launch of its Student Living offer…
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