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.Read more
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? Its not the first time a Minister has been left red-faced on…Read more
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…Read more
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 groups 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…Read more
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:…Read more
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…Read more
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 Middletons 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…Read more
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…Read more
Thought Leaders & Innovators Conference and Partnering Event: Call to Action for Buyers & Footprint Forum members!
An exciting new style Footprint Forum essential for anyone evolving sustainability strategy as thought leaders and buyers in the industry. The conference and partnering sessions allow delegates to exploring the innovations that will support sustainability across the supply chain into the future. When: 24th…Read more
Thought Leaders & Innovators Conference and Partnering Event: Call to action for Innovators!
An exciting new style Forum essential for innovators and providers of new technologies and products. The conference and partnering session will allow you to spend pre-booked time with buyers and influencers from across the foodservice supply chain. Taking the randomness out of…Read more