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Give peas a chance

The Food Foundation’s new campaign could finally be the spur to get Britain eating more veg, writes Nick Hughes. It’s not often that the entire food sector unites around a single ambition. So hats off to the Food Foundation, whose Peas Please campaign has inspired businesses, government, civil society and public sector bodies to pull…
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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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The power of plant-based protein

Humans need protein in order to survive, but there has to be a change in the way we currently produce and consume it if we are to protect our environment and our health, says Forum for the Future’s Simon Billing. With the launch of the government’s Eatwell Guide last week, protein is once again in…
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Triple Bottom Line Award winners announced

THE WINNERS of the first annual Triple Bottom Line Awards for Excellence in the Supply Chain have been announced at a high profile dinner, attended by the great and good of the industry’s procurement professionals, hosted by Footprint and in association with Prestige Purchasing. The National Trust, Sodexo UK & Ireland, Pret a Manger, the…
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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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Footprint drives waste debate with latest online discussion

FOOTPRINT, THE foodservice industry’s sustainability champion, is calling on the hospitality industry to join them in furthering the waste debate with its latest FootprintChannel.tv broadcast.                       Sustainability & Waste Denial will broadcast live on the 12th March at 9.30am, and aims to highlight the tools…
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Compostable claims rubbished

CATERERS THAT promote their uptake of 100 per cent compostable packaging could be greenwashing.                   Speaking at last week’s Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) seminar, BaxterStorey’s head of sustainable business questioned competitors that chase publicity from using green packaging.   Mike Hanson said the claims are “a bit…
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FPA launches environment seminar “From concept to recovery”

THE FPA has announced details of its Environment Conference which takes place at the East Midlands Conference Centre at the University of Nottingham on Thursday 15 January 2015.                   The theme for 2015 ‘From Concept to Recovery’ continues the work the FPA has embarked upon to facilitate…
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