Footprint Awards 2011 Winners Dinner

All the action and atmosphere from the Footprint Awards 2011 - celebrating the best in Sustainability and Environmental Excellence in the Foodservice Sector. Comments from the winners and views of the event at RIBA in the West End of London.
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Defra in the dock over sustainable sourcing

Jim Paice has been left with egg on his face after his department failed to meet its own buying standards on food procurement. With the angry Minister promising immediate action, David Burrows asks whether the Government really has an appetite for sustainable food? It’s not the first time a Minister has been left red-faced on…
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Farmer to Power Generator: back to the future

A welsh farmer has installed a hydro electric plant on his farm at Mallwyd, Meirionnydd.   According to Ecodyfi, the local regeneration organisation for the Dyfi Valley, in Mid Wales, Tegwyn Jones is hoping that the farm's economic outlook will be boosted by this foray into eco-energy and that this will support two of his sons…
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Marriott’s Sustainable Fish Pledge

The Marriott Hotel in Park Lane has pledged that 100 per cent of its seafood supplies will come from sustainable sources, in a move hailed as a blueprint for the group’s  kitchens around the world.  The decision to support seafood sustainability was taken when M&J Seafood presented to Marriott chefs in Germany, discussing the issues…
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Results Footprint Awards 2011

On the 19th of May, senior executives of the foodservice sector gathered to recognise those businesses and individuals who have made great strides towards a more sustainable industry. From over 100 entries here are the winners and runners-up.       Sustainable Use of Natural Resources Award Sponsored by BaxterStorey WINNERS: Greenvale AP RUNNERS UP:…
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Footprint Awards 2011 – Attendance Details

For the first time, the foodservice sector is recognising achievements in sustainability and environmental excellence across the supply chain at the Footprint Awards. Award winners will be announced from the shortlist of nominees at an extraordinary evening on 19th May at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and we hope you will be able…
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Royal Wedding Dress Rumours Rubbished!

Will it be white, with hand-sewn roses, pure taffeta, cinched-in corsetry and what about that all-important train? The excitement around Kate Middleton’s wedding dress is reaching fever pitch, so much so that Julia Roebuck, a recent graduate from the London College of Fashion, has used her creative flare to create a unique one-of-a-kind dress for…
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Shortlist for Footprint Awards 2011

The finalists for the Footprint Awards have been shortlisted by the Footprint Awards Judges. Congratulations to all those who have made the shortlist and our commiserations to those who have not. It has been a very competitive year with over 100 high quality entries. Thank you for your participation. Winners will now be selected by…
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