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Big brands sign up to kick off cup recycling scheme

FOUNDING MEMBERS of the ‘Simply Cups’ recycling scheme include John Lewis Partnership, BaxterStorey and ISS Facility Services                   Following the recent announcement that the UK’s only paper cup recycling scheme will be launched from August 1st, there has been overwhelming support from all sections of the supply…
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Caterer moves to pole line caught tuna

BAXTERSTOREY HAS has reinforced its commitment to sustainable sourcing with a move to 100% pole and line caught tuna. The change sees BaxterStorey fully adopt the highest sustainable tuna specification.   Pole and line caught tuna ensures ethical sourcing by guaranteeing that each fish is individually caught, thus limiting the impact on tuna stocks and…
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Double digit growth for WSH

WESTBURY STREET HOLDINGS Ltd (WSH) has reported a 14% increase in turnover from 2001-2012, marking a twelfth year of strong growth for the company.                   The privately owned catering and hospitality company – parent company of BaxterStorey, Caterlink, Holroyd Howe, Benugo and Portico - has grown to…
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Hospitality unites to create over 30,000 jobs for young people by 2015

THE BRITISH HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION (BHA) will announce that the UK’s hospitality and tourism industries will create over 30,000 new job opportunities for young people by 2015. The BHA will inform Mark Hoban MP, Minister of State for Employment of the pledge as it hosts its annual Summit at the InterContinental London Park Lane on Tuesday…
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The push for more AD sites

BRITAIN'S ANAEROBIC digestion capacity is growing and yet many foodservice companies are still sending food waste to landfill. Footprint looks at the gaps in the UK system.    There are now 106 anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in the UK, not counting those used in the water industry. They can handle 5.1m tonnes of food waste, turning…
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Footprint Awards 2013 shortlist announced

THE NOMINEES for the 2013 Footprint Awards – the industry’s only awards scheme encouraging sustainability and responsible business throughout the supply chain – have today been announced following a record number of entries.                           “Record number of entries demonstrate sustainability is at the…
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Footprint Forum Report: Holding out for a hero

IN EUROPE, genetically modified crops have remained in labs while the rest of the world plants more and more. Does the technology need a champion?  It seemed apt that the Footprint Forum to discuss the sensitive issue of genetically modified (GM) crops took place in a secure room deep within the United States embassy in London. For while the…
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Hospitality needs more recognition – WSH chief

THE MOST powerful person in UK hospitality has claimed that the sector doesn’t get enough recognition and must do more to support British farmers.                   Alastair Storey, chairman and chief executive of Westbury Street Holdings (WSH), the holding company of leading independent hospitality and retail companies such…
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GM needs a hero

GENETICALLY MODIFIED foods have very little chance of being accepted in Europe unless celebrity chefs and retailers back them.                           With UK retailers having put expansive GM-free policies in place – both for food and livestock feed – and misinformation in the mainstream…
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Opportunity on your doorstep

RETAILERS ARE benefitting from a passion for local food, but some caterers are eyeing the strong and growing market too, Footprint talks to BaxterStorey's Ian Platt.                               The government's green food report took a few by surprise with a recommendation for…
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