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Innovative degree for the ‘Chef Of The Future”

Westminster Kingsway College is proud to launch a ground-breaking new degree for chefs in Culinary Health and Nutrition, starting in September 2019. First of its kind A first for the UK, this degree merges the principles of human nutrition with clinical biology, culinary arts and lifestyle medicine. Changes in market demand require a new approach…
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Kahlúa to source 100% of coffee from sustainable communities by 2022

The pledge forms part of a new initiative from the coffee liqueur brand to drive positive change Pernod Ricard's Kahlúa today reveals a new sustainable development programme designed to have a meaningful environmental and socio-economic impact on the lives of Mexican coffee farmers and their families. Shining a spotlight on how it sources its coffee,…
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Linen: sustainability success story or dirty secret?

Old linen is being repurposed for use in punch bags and sofas, but is the route to recycling as watertight as it appears? By Nick Hughes. Linen is the ubiquitous material that has the uncanny ability to hide in plain sight. The foodservice and hospitality industry uses millions of pieces of linen every week in…
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No more plastic bags, says Sodexo Defence

Preventing waste is one of the key priorities for Sodexo. Every October the company holds WasteLESS Week (22-26th) a global initiative to encourage its teams to find ways to reduce the amount of waste generated from its operations. This year, in an effort to reduce the impact of its retail operations on the environment, Sodexo’s…
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Sodexo embraces wonky fruit and veg in fight against food waste

As part of its commitment to prevent unnecessary food waste, Sodexo, the world’s largest services company, has launched its own wonky veg initiative, known as Wasteful to Tasteful, to help reduce the volume of grade B* fruit and vegetables being thrown away or left to rot. With over 30% of crops never leaving the farm…
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Coca-Cola Great Britain partners with Merlin Entertainments to offer discounts at UK’s best-known attractions in exchange for empty plastic bottles

Coca-Cola Great Britain has today announced a partnership with Merlin Entertainments, to offer people 50 per cent off entry to some of the UK’s most popular family attractions, in exchange for used plastic drink bottles. This comes following research by Coca-Cola Great Britain, revealing 64 per cent of Brits would recycle more on-the-go if they were…
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Getting local on the menu

Consumers love local and regional products but getting them on the menu can be challenging. Could regional supplier hubs provide a much-needed route to market? Amy Fetzer reports. Consumers tend to love local and regional food products. One YouGov poll found that 4 in 5 adults think it is important that Brits buy local products,…
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Industry giants join forces to tackle ‘on-the-go’ recycling

#LeedsByExample campaign set to pilot new ways of improving recycling rates The environmental behaviour change charity Hubbub and recycling compliance scheme Ecosurety are bringing together a unique partnership of big businesses in a bid to improve the recycling of food and drink packaging disposed of on-the-go.  A combination of ground-breaking technology, new recycling facilities and…
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