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TUCO appoints SRA to deliver sustainability initiative

THE UNIVERSITY Caterers Organisation (TUCO) has confirmed that it has appointed the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) to launch a branded sustainability programme. As part of the agreement TUCO members will receive a discount on joining the SRA, and an ongoing reduction for the lifetime of their membership.   Mike Haslin, Chief Operating Officer of TUCO,…
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Winning streak

TUCO MEMBERS appear to be on a winning streak at the moment, as Harper Adams University took home the prestigious Sustainability in Education Award at the fifth Annual Footprint Awards last week.                   The panel of expert judges faced a tough decision selecting only one out of…
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University caterers win big at TUCO Skills awards

THE 22nd University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) Annual Skills Competitions returned to the Blackpool Hilton, on 17th March 2015 and saw hundreds of leading figures from the university catering sector gather to celebrate as the winners of the prestigious competition were announced. 

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2015 Health and Vitality Honours Winners announced

LORDS CRICKET Ground today played host to the UK’s foodservice industry, as their achievements working behind-the-scenes to improve the nation’s health and wellbeing were recognised at this year’s Health & Vitality Honours during a lunchtime ceremony.                       The 2015 Health & Vitality Honours – hosted…
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Higher education sustainability achievement continues

OVER 360 sustainability leaders were on the edge of their seats at The University of Manchester’s stunning Whitworth Hall, as author and TV presenter Simon Reeve announced the winners of this year’s Green Gown Awards.                     Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the awards ceremony was the biggest…
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TUCO develops sustainability scorecard

The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) and the SRA have worked together to develop the new University Catering Rating, which will not only help raise dining standards across UK universities, but also makes good business sense.                     According to research conducted by the Higher Education Authority and…
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TUCO proud to announce key green affiliations for 2014

THE UNIVERSITY Caterers Organisation (TUCO) continues to strengthen its position within the higher education and further education sectors, and has announced two significant industry partnerships for 2014 that will enhance TUCO’s sustainability offering and add further value to its growing TUCO membership base.                       The…
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TUCO supports Go Green Week

THE UNIVERSITY Caterer’s Organisation (TUCO) is proud to support the 2014 Go Green Week initiative (10 – 16 February), which sees universities up and down the country commit to developing environmentally-friendly policies across campus.   The aim of Go Green Week is to promote sustainability, raise awareness of environmental issues and celebrate the brilliant work…
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UK universities get fast track to MSC certification

THE UNIVERSITY CATERERS Organisation (TUCO) has teamed up with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) to offer its members a new fast-track way to gain MSC certification.                       The TUCO Ltd Group Certification initiative was launched today (23rd July) at the annual TUCO members conference, which…
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