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Keith Warren: director of the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association

AS THE economy improves, growing sales are causing problems across the supply chain because of short term ordering. After years of recession, manufacturers, suppliers and distributors have reduced their stockholding. The supply chain will need to recognise this at all levels and it will need to work together to overcome this problem – next day…
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Footprint Awards 2013 shortlist announced

THE NOMINEES for the 2013 Footprint Awards – the industry’s only awards scheme encouraging sustainability and responsible business throughout the supply chain – have today been announced following a record number of entries.                           “Record number of entries demonstrate sustainability is at the…
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Caterers call for clearer product energy labels

CATERING SUPPLIERS believe that sustainability will deliver a major boost to business in the next three years, according to research conducted by CESA, the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association.                   However, many in the industry also want a common standard to benchmark lifetime energy savings so they can…
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Low-carbon procurement is high value

NEW COMMITMENTS made by leading UK companies and government departments in three joint ‘Procurement Compacts’ will drive low carbon sourcing in more than £1bn of spending.   The new initiative, spearheaded by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, will demonstrate demand for…
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Raising the standard

OPERATORS WHO are dragging their heels about whether or not to buy sustainable catering equipment won’t have that luxury of choice much longer as Europe moves to impose energy efficiency standards. Kathy Bowry talks to Keith Warren, director of the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association.   A EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT Directive, the Ecodesign Directive, includes a series…
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