Food for Life Catering Mark

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    Foodservice powers organic growth

    Foodservice showed the strongest growth in organic sales of any sector in 2016, according to the Soil Association’s latest Organic Market Report. The 19.1% growth in sales of organic food and drink products into the foodservice market exceeded growth in… Read More

  • Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust is the first to achieve Gold Standard for food

    NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITY Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) has become the first NHS hospital in the UK to achieve a prestigious award for its food.                 NUH has achieved the Soil Association’s Gold Food for… Read More

  • HRH The Prince of Wales celebrates landmark moment for hospital food

    HRH THE Prince of Wales today hosted a reception, which celebrated improvements in hospital food in England.   Providing good, nutritious hospital food for patients has been highlighted in newly-published key guidance (known as CQUINs) for NHS commissioners and hospitals… Read More

  • Sodexo gets bronze at independent school in Scotland

    SODEXO HAS achieved bronze Food for Life Catering Mark at Beaconhurst School – the first independent school in Scotland, and only the second in the UK to gain the certification.   The company has won the prestigious national award for… Read More

  • Growing success in Glasgow

    STAFF AT Encore Hospitality Services, the catering arm of Cordia, have been turning leftovers into the food of tomorrow at Glasgow’s Tramway café bar.                   The new initiative, which has only been… Read More

  • £3.6m for sustainable catering

    SUSTAINABLE CATERING has been given a £3.6m boost thanks to funding from the Big Lottery Fund’s Well-Being programme.     The Food for Life Partnership, a national school food programme run by the Soil Association, has been awarded the grant… Read More

  • New consultation on Catering Mark frozen meals

    FROZEN MEALS could soon be included under the Food for Life Catering Mark scheme.   An initial consultation, which ended in February 2013, highlighted that a limited number of settings could benefit from achieving the Catering Mark for frozen meals… Read More

  • Young are hungry for organic

    A HIGH-PROFILE report on organic food shows sales are down again, but caterers and kids offer rays of light.   This year’s report on the state of the organic sector shows there’s life in the organic market yet. After a… Read More

  • A rotten year for public-sector food

    HORSE MEAT in school meals, pork in prisoners’ halal pies and a damning verdict on hospital catering have meant a troubled start to 2013 for catering companies.                          … Read More

  • Organic food – tale of two sectors

    SALES OF ORGANIC food in the UK fell again in 2012, down 1.5% to £1.64bn.                   Supermarkets have been blamed for the downward slide, with reduced shelf space and cuts to their… Read More