Tag Archives: Children’s Food Trust

Sugar tax go ahead and new advertising rules

The government took a big step towards implementation of a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks this week by including draft legislation in its Finance Bill. The new levy will be applied in two rates: a lower one for added sugar drinks with a total sugar content of five grams or more per 100 millilitres, plus a…
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Farm to Fork visits open to every primary school in the UK

EVERY PRIMARY school in the UK will be given the chance to learn more about food and where it comes from as part of a major new food education programme launched today.                   Farm to Fork, the first initiative from The Tesco Eat Happy Project, is backed…
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Stealth successes

NEVER WORK with animals or children. Those involved in school catering would certainly agree with the latter after a rollercoaster month which has placed school dinners firmly back on the political and media agendas.   Jamie Oliver got the ball rolling with an attack on Michael Gove, the education secretary. In an interview with the…
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Healthy school meals increase

THE NUMBER of children having healthy school meals in England has risen for a fourth year running – with an estimated 167,000 more children using their school dining rooms last year.   New figures, reported by local authorities and published by the Children’s Food Trust, show that an average of 46.3% of children in England’s…
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