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Video: Footprint Awards 2012

Watch this amazing film to get the vibe of the wonderful evening celebrating outstanding corporate achievement and responsible business in the foodservice industry. Congratulations to all the Winners and Runners Up.   Here they are again:   SUSTAINABLE USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES AWARD 2012 Winner: 3663 Runner Up: The Caterer's Linen Supply (London Linen Group)…
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Why Footprint Awards isn’t just another awards!

FOOTPRINT AWARDS 2012: The inaugural Footprint Awards in 2011 were proof of concept; to minimise the impact of an awards scheme and remain true to the mantra of being the antithesis of the typical industry awards. Our objective was to create an event of exceptional standard, showing that sustainability can be sumptuous and doesn’t have to…
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Winners & Runners Up Announcement: Footprint Awards 2012

IN A glittering ceremony that told a story of sustainability, last night’s “Footprint Awards” at the stunning 8 Northumberland in London, rewarded its winners for their contributions to sustainability and environmental excellence.         Details of the winners and runners-up are: Sustainable Use of Natural Resources Award (sponsored by Huhtamaki) Winner: 3663, for…
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Evolution In The Potteries

Dudson is a fundamental part of the history of the Potteries where it has been making beautifully crafted pottery for over 200 years and is the oldest surviving family business in the ceramic foodservice tableware industry. Kathy Bowry reports on the company’s great leap forward into a sustainable new world. Dudson, the big name in…
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Long Term Thinking

For a long time now, Dudson has adopted a proactive approach towards production methods, introducing new technologies and methods of production to reduce the impact of its manufacturing operations on the environment.   MANUFACTURING CERAMIC products has traditionally been costly to the environment, with firing and glazing in particular requiring high energy use. But with…
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The Stepping Stone that led to BS Certification

Dudson has been awarded BS EN ISO 14001 certification by the British Standards Institution in recognition of its ongoing commitment to the environment. But what path did the company follow that resulted in this achievement, asks Foodservice Footprint.   Dudson, the Stoke-on-Trent based foodservice tableware manufacturer, has long taken its corporate responsibilities seriously, strictly managing…
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Evolution – A Success Story

With sales going from strength to strength, the addition of more items and new colours, what are the factors that have made Dudson’s sustainably produced ‘Evolution’.   “Tableware purchasers have always been interested in practicality and value for money, and these remain primary considerations. However, other important factors now have a considerable influence on their…
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A Real Impact

Footprint caught up with Dudson chief Executive Officer Max Dudson, who explains the company’s philosophy on sustainability and the steps it is taking to manage the impact of production on the external environment.   Dudson recognises that its activities have a real or potential impact on the environment that could affect the quality of life…
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