April 2019

Tilda encourages operators to serve Iftar feasts during Ramadan

30/04/2019 10:04
With Ramadan now worth over £200 million in the UK, Tilda Foodservice is encouraging operators to make the most of this 'untapped opportunity' by serving Iftar feasts.

Iftar – meaning breaking the fast – will see over four million Muslims in Britain gather together each evening during Ramadan. As the biggest occasion after Christmas and Easter this can help savvy operators boost profits, especially as research has shown that  57% are regularly choosing to...

Food waste and plastic reduction conference announced

30/04/2019 10:04
A conference discussing the next steps for food packaging and waste policy across the UK has been announced.

The Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum policy conference will be held on the Morning of 16 July 2019 in Central London.

It will include talks from:

  • Ben Elliot, Food Surplus and Waste Champion
Dr David Moon, Head of Business Collaboration, WRAP
  • ...

Winterhalter kicks off the Kitchen Porter of the Year contest

30/04/2019 08:04
Warewashing brand, Winterhalter, has launched its sixth annual contest to find the best kitchen porter in the UK.

With a prize fund worth £12,000, including a special gift for every nominee, the sixth year of the competition will ‘be the biggest ever’.

“Every year we’ve seen the standard of entries rise,” said Stephen Kinkead, managing director of Winterhalter UK.

“More companies want to...


Wolves appoint Levy UK as stadium caterers

30/04/2019 08:04
Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. has appointed sports stadia caterers Levy UK to become exclusive food and hospitality provider at Molineux Stadium.

Levy UK, who are a Compass brand, currently service Chelsea F.C.’s Stamford Bridge, Leicester City F.C.’s Kingpower Stadium and the newly opened Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Stadium, amongst a host of other venues including The O2 and Twickenham Stadium.

Wolves managing director Laurie...

Deadline extended for LACA Awards for Excellence

29/04/2019 12:04
The deadline for the LACA Awards for Excellence has been extended until Friday 3 May 2019.

The LACA Awards acknowledge individuals and teams who continue to make a real difference to education catering.  

There are 11 award categories open for nominations:

  • LACA Apprentice/Trainee Award
  • LACA Catering Business of the Year Award
  • LACA
  • ...


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