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Footprint Awards Shortlist 2016 announced – Are You Amongst the Best of the Best?

The shortlist for Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading responsible business initiatives. Footprint Awards remains the only initiative to honour the achievements of companies in the area of sustainability and responsible business practice. These awards are open to organisations at every stage in the food supply chain from growers, producers, manufacturers and distributors, through to all hospitality and foodservice operators in both public and private sectors, their suppliers and other stakeholders such as NGOs and specialist support services.

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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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Footprint Awards shortlist reveals industry’s green leaders

THE SHORTLIST for the prestigious Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading sustainable companies.                     The annual awards scheme this year celebrates its fifth anniversary, and remains the only initiative to honour the sustainable achievements of companies across the entire food…
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Waste costs are no joke for hospitality industry

THE HOSPITALITY sector is set to spend an extra £32 million pounds this year sending food waste to landfill, according to the UK ’s leading food waste recycler, ReFood. Landfill tax increased by £8 per tonne on 1st April 2014, taking the cost per tonne to £80.                …
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Knorr marches towards meeting bold sustainable sourcing commitments

TO MARK its 175th anniversary, Unilever’s biggest food brand Knorr announced great progress on its commitment to sustainably sourcing its agricultural ingredients and revealed the results of a new global consumer survey looking at shopping attitudes and purchase behaviour.   The study shows that food sustainability is not only a business and environmental imperative, but a…
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Waste Watch in association with 3663

THE WASTE toolkit designed by Unilever Food Solutions is free. So it’s perhaps a little disheartening that, two years on from its launch, just 800 operators have downloaded it (leaving 150,000 that haven’t).   More should, if the results in a recent case study at Erskine Bridge Hotel in Glasgow are anything to go by.…
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Diners willing to pay more for sustainability

A NEW REPORT from the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) states that more than half of UK diners are willing to pay more for sustainably sourced ingredients.   It also showed that consumers are more interested than ever in how restaurants are run and their environmental credentials.   Raymond Blanc, President of the SRA and chef…
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Knorr reveals sustainability behind its sauce

AS PART OF Unilever Food Solutions’ Sustainable Living Plan, the company has announced that its range of Knorr Italian Sauces is made with sustainably-grown tomatoes.   Grown on its farms in Spain, Knorr’s sustainable tomatoes are just one of the ways the company plans to source 100% of its agricultural raw materials sustainably by 2020.…
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A tonne of sat fat removed as Aramark reviews products

Aramark is taking a tonne of saturated fat out of its customers’ diets each year, following a product review designed to further increase the healthy eating credentials of Aramark meals and food.   After the comprehensive review by the company’s food development team, Aramark has delisted Phase cooking and baking spread, replacing it with Flora. …
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