Foodservice News and Information

  • Harvester and calories – are they really going out with them?

    Is there any evidence of a change in behaviour as a result of the Government’s Responsibility Deal which  puts calories on menus?  Harvester has been tracking its customers’ response over the last 6 months and throws us a morsel of… Read More

  • Footprint Waste Programme continues – Footprint co-hosts United Against Waste

    Unilever Food Solutions is leading the charge by calling for the foodservice industry to be “United Against Waste” and tackle the issue of food and packaging waste with a single voice.   Under that banner, some of the industry’s leading… Read More


    First fruits of the Government’s Responsibility Deal are beginning to emerge.  Back in March, McDonald’s announced that it will introduce calorie information on its menu boards as part of the Government’s Responsibility Deal.   So, from this Wednesday (7th Sept),… Read More

  • Environment Regulations in Red Tape Challenge

    Businesses up and down the country are being invited to contribute ideas on how the Government can cut red tape and regulatory burdens without affecting its responsibilities to protect the environment says Defra.   For the next three weeks the… Read More

  • Footprint Round Table: Early Adopters Group

    No Time to waste Footprint’s Early Adopters Round Table gets the ball rolling on WRAP’s planned voluntary agreement to reduce packaging and food waste in foodservice.                       Recent Events 14th June –… Read More

  • NFU deplores Government skimping on British food

    The Government’s drive to increase the amount of British food used in its catering contracts does not go far enough, the NFU has said.   Agriculture minister Jim Paice launched the Government Buying Standards last month and it is due… Read More

  • Pork profits from Olympics

    PORK AND pork products have been boosted thanks to the London 2012 Olympics.     Figures from Kantar Worldpanel, produced for BPEX, show sales were up 8% in value and 9% in volume during the Games period.   This was… Read More

  • C&C goes for ISO14001

    C&C CATERING Equipment HAS been awarded both the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001: 2004 accreditations.   The International Standards will ensure that THE COMPANY provides a service that is safe, reliable and of the highest quality to their customers across… Read More