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New Year, new nominees for the Health & Vitality Honours 2016

THE ROLL OF Honour for the 2016 Health & Vitality Honours has today been announced by sustainability champion Footprint, after much anticipation from the Food Industry. Now in its fourth year, the Health & Vitality Honours is the platform for businesses to showcase best practice and be recognised for their remarkable efforts which are making…
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Milk crisis comes to our doorsteps

FARMERS SUFFERING from low prices have so far targeted supermarkets with their protest but foodservice firms can’t afford to ignore the issue, writes David Burrows. The milk crisis has finally spilled over into the foodservice sector. In recent weeks retail representatives have been urging consumers and campaigners to challenge other food outlets on their procurement…
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10 Tips on how to ‘sustainably shake up your business’

ANYONE INVOLVED in foodservice will know how important ‘sustainability’ has become to end-eaters, says Andy Badger of Acquire Services.   To help caterers understand and influence their food offers there has been some new technology developments that help businesses construct and implement Corporate Social Responsibility objectives including CO2 emission and waste reduction.   Specialists in…
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Companies rewarded in first ever Health & Vitality Honours

LEADING PERSONALITIES from the foodservice and hospitality industries, including the likes of Raymond Blanc OBE, LACA’s Anne Bull and Westminster Kingsway’s Gary Hunter, teamed-up with health and nutrition expert Dr Susan Jebb and Sodexo Health Ambassador Matt Dawson MBE to recognise healthy best practice within foodservice. The high profile judging panel this afternoon rewarded those…
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Hippocrates: Organisations are what they eat

AS WE enter the last week for submissions of the inaugural Health & Vitality Honours 2013, Amanda Ursell enlightens us about the importance of creating a platform for excellence.    Napoleon, said to be one of the greatest military commanders of all time, is often quoted as having said that an army marches on its…
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Grocers on track with waste targets

THE GROCERY sector has delivered on its commitments to cut waste up and down the supply chain.                             New figures released by WRAP show that supply chain waste has been cut by 8.8% – well ahead of the three-year target of 5%.…
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Are chefs up for a food waste fight?

First ever FootprintChannel debate highlights “cost, culture and communication” as key to waste reduction.                     A CULTURE CHANGE is needed in UK commercial kitchens if the foodservice sector is to deal with the escalating problem of food waste. Communication up and down the supply chain also needs…
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