November 2018

Classeq launches international ‘unified’ brand

29/11/2018 06:11
Warewashing company Classeq has this week announced that it will launch as ‘a new unified brand’ – EauVation – on 1 January 2019 to ‘expand into international territories’.

With its existing Eau de Vie license set to end next month (December ’18), the Winterhalter-owned company will roll out the new EauVation brand across the UK, assuring customers of its ‘continued commitment’ to service, investment and innovation.

It also said that there will be ‘...

Soil Association calls for ‘urgent’ changes to School Fruit and Veg Scheme

28/11/2018 10:11
The Soil Association’s Food for Life scheme launched its ‘State of the Nation’ report yesterday (27 November), claiming that UK government “spends over £40 million (a year) teaching kids to dislike fruit and veg”.

Delving into how children have eaten this past year, it also looks at the political, environmental and social ‘forces’ impacting diets and lists five ‘key’ recommendations for improving kids’ food in England in 2019.

With specific focus on the School Fruit and Veg Scheme, which provides 4...

Industry

Tea out-of-home 'not hitting the spot', report finds

28/11/2018 09:11
A report has revealed that while consumers enjoy coffee out of home, tea served is not up to scratch.

BRITA Professional has found that while 52% of consumers say that the taste of coffee would make them choose to visit a café over another, 46% don’t believe the quality of tea is better in cafés than at home

The findings show that 29% of consumers prefer the taste of tea when it’s made at...

CESA names Orders of Merit winners

28/11/2018 08:11
The Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA) praised the ‘tireless work’ of 19 foodservice employees this month, as it announced its Orders of Merit 2018 winners.

Held during CESA’s annual Conference (15 November), the organisation recognised the “committed individuals who work tirelessly for their organisations and trade associations” and their “absolute dedication” to their cause.

The full list of winners is as below:

  • Michael Hales,
  • ...

BaxterStorey appoints new regional MD to support growth

28/11/2018 08:11
Hospitality provider BaxterStorey has promoted Mack Allan from regional director for Scotland to regional managing director for south west England and Wales.

This will see him ‘strengthen’ the company’s presence in the region to better support clients and develop new opportunities for the business.

Having been at the company for 18 years, Allan has worked his way up the ranks through a number of leadership roles across Reading, London and...

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