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  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-38 Food chains join forces to cut sugar Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Whitbread Restaurants Wetherspoons UK Code of Broadcast Advertising Starbucks Premier Inn Pizza Hut Delivery (YUM!) Ofcom news-email Mitchells & Butlers McDonalds Kawthr Hashem Greggs Costa Committee of Advertising Practice CAP Caffe Nero British Nutrition Foundation BCAP Action on Sugar

    Food chains join forces to cut sugar

    Some of the high street’s biggest food chains have signed up to a series of new health targets including a 20% reduction in sugar by 2020. The alliance, which includes Caffè Nero, Costa, Greggs, McDonald’s and Mitchells & Butlers, has… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-34 Future of food safety is in the balance Foodservice Industry Briefing Out of Home News Analysis  Tesco Mitchells & Butlers Julie Barratt Food Standards Agency Food Safety management System Chartered Institute of Environmental Health BRC Global Standards

    Future of food safety is in the balance

    The Food Standards Agency is quietly proposing the most dramatic shake-up of regulations in almost 20 years. Nick Hughes looks at the details. You could be forgiven for not having heard of “Regulating Our Future”.  The document was pushed out… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint McD Greggs and McDonald’s singled out for welfare success Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Starbucks Corporation Restaurants Brands International Nicky Amos news-email Mitchells & Butlers McDonalds Greggs Domino's Pizza Group Plc BBFAW

    Greggs and McDonald’s singled out for welfare success

    Foodservice companies continue to lag behind other food businesses in their animal welfare commitments, despite Greggs and McDonald’s winning praise for their policies. Retailers dominated the highest tier of the global Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report, which… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Saddle-burger-e1652354611623 Think like a criminal to beat the food fraud Out of Home News Analysis  VACCP Tony Hines Tesco TACCP news-email Mitchells & Butlers Leatherhead Food HACCP FSA food fraud CIEH

    Think like a criminal to beat the food fraud

    Since the horsemeat scandal, health and safety offences can bring big fines or even prison. Businesses have to be cunning to stay safe, writes Tony Hines. The scandal over undisclosed horsemeat in food products in the UK forced businesses, the… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Chickens Foodservice wins praise for welfare commitments Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  news-email Mitchells & Butlers McDonalds Greene King Compassion in World Farming

    Foodservice wins praise for welfare commitments

    The issue of farm animal welfare may have reached a significant tipping point after the number of foodservice businesses achieving a Compassion in World Farming Good Farm Animal Welfare Award doubled in the past year. The awards recognise the work… Read More

  • Roadmap to waste reduction

    THE INTRODUCTION of backhauling schemes and the development of a new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant are among the cost-saving options considered in a new research project designed to help pubs, bars and restaurants reduce waste.              … Read More

  • Collaboration could deliver 30% savings in food waste processing across hospitality sector

    A NEW report commissioned by the Hospitality Carbon Reduction Forum (HCRF), whose members include Whitbread, J D Wetherspoons, Mitchells and Butlers, Nandos and Hammerson shows that food waste management costs could be reduced by 30% and much less food be… Read More

  • Mitie toasts to £38m waste and cleaning contract with Mitchells & Butlers

    MITIE, THE FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing company, has been awarded a £38m waste management and cleaning contract with Mitchells & Butlers, the leading operator of restaurants and pubs in the UK.               The new… Read More

  • 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… Read More

  • Hospitality sector looking at its own AD plant

    THE HOSPITALITY sector could have its own dedicated anaerobic digestion (AD) plant to take food waste. It’s just one of a number of options being considered as part of a sector-wide analysis of food waste.   The Hospitality Carbon Reduction… Read More