December 2018

Foodbuy extends charity partnership with Duchenne UK

21/12/2018 11:12
Procurement organisation, Foodbuy, which is part of Compass Group, has announced the extension of its charity partnership with Duchenne UK for a further two years.

The last 12 months has seen Foodbuy raise £135,000 for Duchenne UK, a charity working towards accelerating treatments and finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

The fundraising success to date has been a result of Foodbuy colleagues carrying out a number of personally challenging...

Merry Christmas from Cost Sector Catering

21/12/2018 06:12
The team at Cost Sector Catering wishes all our regular readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

We are lucky enough that the office will be closed from 4pm today, 21st December. We’ll be back on 3rd January 2019 to resume our coverage of all aspects of public sector catering and workplace feeding.

Thank you for giving us your time and sharing the unfolding events in the sector...

ABDA responds to government waste strategy

21/12/2018 06:12
The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ABDA) has responded to the government’s Resources & Waste Strategy, outlining a plan for recycling a range of materials, including food waste.

The strategy sets out an ambition for all homes and suitable businesses in England to have access to food waste collections by 2023, subject to consultation.

In order to help businesses and local authorities plan for this change, a ‘refreshed’ statutory food waste hierarchy has been...

Aramark and Jamie Oliver open first restaurant together

21/12/2018 06:12
Facilities provider Aramark Northern Europe and the Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group have launched their first in-company restaurant, after announcing their 10-year partnership earlier this year.

Launched in the Dublin branch of financial firm J.P. Morgan, the companies made a mutual decision that Jamie Oliver’s Deli would be ‘the most appropriate social dining experience for the workforce.’

As a result, customers can now purchase breakfast, lunch and snacks from the deli, with...

Fun Friday Food Facts 2018 Vol. 48

21/12/2018 06:12
We made it - here's our final Fun Friday Food Facts of the year! Let us know your best Christmas-related fact on Twitter @CSCMag
  • Did you know that BAR stands for Beer & Alcohol Room
  • The U.S Government spent £277,000 just on pickle research in 1993
  • The largest can of baked beans you can buy is the Heinz 2.62kg one, which contains around 2,800 beans – enough for 21 servings
  • Toblerone is
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