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Big is beautiful again

Huge diverse conglomerates fell out of fashion in the 90s, but the foodservice industry has put mergers back on the business agenda. By David Read. In the 1970s and 1980s (when I was in my formative business years) the world was dominated by conglomerates – huge collections of diverse businesses with limited connectivity. I joined…
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Footprint Awards Shortlist 2016 announced – Are You Amongst the Best of the Best?

The shortlist for Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading responsible business initiatives. Footprint Awards remains the only initiative to honour the achievements of companies in the area of sustainability and responsible business practice. These awards are open to organisations at every stage in the food supply chain from growers, producers, manufacturers and distributors, through to all hospitality and foodservice operators in both public and private sectors, their suppliers and other stakeholders such as NGOs and specialist support services.

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New Year, new nominees for the Health & Vitality Honours 2016

THE ROLL OF Honour for the 2016 Health & Vitality Honours has today been announced by sustainability champion Footprint, after much anticipation from the Food Industry. Now in its fourth year, the Health & Vitality Honours is the platform for businesses to showcase best practice and be recognised for their remarkable efforts which are making…
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Triple Bottom Line 15 Shortlist announced

THE FIFTEEN organisations represented in this year’s Triple Bottom Line 15 Awards for Excellence in the Supply Chain in association with Prestige Purchasing have been announced.   In alphabetical order, these are as follows:   Aramark BaxterStorey The Casual Dining Company CH&Co Elior Kuehne + Nagel The National Trust Partners In Purchasing Prêt A Manger Sodexo…
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Aramark plants 121-tonne carbon reduction package

ARAMARK FACILITIES management and uniform services, has unveiled significant carbon reduction figures for 2014 resulting from a transition to plant-based eco-packaging across many of its sites.                     In 2014, these sites switched to eco-packaging and products, such as coffee cups and lids, cutlery and salad pots,…
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Aramark’s Enterprise Day brings catering to life for students

THE INDUSTRIES concerns about the sustainability of human resource and future talent are no secret and Aramark has brought the worlds of catering and hospitality to life for Chichester College students in an annual ‘Enterprise Day’.                     The event saw a senior Aramark team deliver business…
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Weighty problems

CONSUMERS ARE confused about what makes them fat so it’s no surprise a third don’t consider health when they’re eating out. That means businesses have to, but is the Responsibility Deal enough to make a difference?                   In the past decade sugar consumption has fallen 12%. In…
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Aramark recognised for helping disadvantaged into work

ARAMARK HAS been recognised for its efforts to give work opportunities to disadvantaged people, by receiving the Business Partnership Award from disability charity, Enham Trust.                     The award celebrates the work of Aramark at its client site, the Army Headquarters in Andover, Hampshire.  There, the company…
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