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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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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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Milk crisis comes to our doorsteps

FARMERS SUFFERING from low prices have so far targeted supermarkets with their protest but foodservice firms can’t afford to ignore the issue, writes David Burrows. The milk crisis has finally spilled over into the foodservice sector. In recent weeks retail representatives have been urging consumers and campaigners to challenge other food outlets on their procurement…
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Footprint Forum: Is technology moving quickly enough to deliver

THE VW DIESEL scandal has thrown our transport and logistics systems into the spotlight, but businesses don't believe the technology is moving quickly enough to deliver sustainable supply chain solutions. Food miles and carbon emissions may have been cut, but these are baby steps compared to what's required next. "This is about more than pumping…
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Foodservice hits back on milk prices

FOODSERVICE COMPANIES have defended their milk procurement practices in the face of criticism from ministers and the British Retail Consortium. However, very few would be willing to publicise the price they paid for a pint. Footprint approached 10 of the major providers and none revealed what they are paying for milk. Only two – Sodexo…
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2015 Health and Vitality Honours Winners announced

LORDS CRICKET Ground today played host to the UK’s foodservice industry, as their achievements working behind-the-scenes to improve the nation’s health and wellbeing were recognised at this year’s Health & Vitality Honours during a lunchtime ceremony.                       The 2015 Health & Vitality Honours – hosted…
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At sixes and sevens

NEW RESEARCH has suggested that five-a-day guideline for fruit and veg consumption should be lifted to seven-a-day. Footprint asked foodservice experts whether it's achievable and, if so, how. Nicky Martin is head of nutrition at Compass Group UK & Ireland   Increasingly fruit and vegetable consumption is hugely important. Ideally we should aim to eat more…
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