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500% jump in volume of recycled UK food waste  

500% jump in volume of recycled UK food waste

Date: 02.07.2015
The volume of food waste being recycled through anaerobic digestion (AD) has jumped by almost 500% over the last five years, according to..

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Join the TUCO team - Contracts Assistant vacancy  

Join the TUCO team - Contracts Assistant vacancy

Date: 01.07.2015
The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) exists to support their community in the pursuit of catering excellence.  We value:   T..

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Expression of Interest - Temporary Catering Staff  

Expression of Interest - Temporary Catering Staff

Date: 30.06.2015
TUCO have now launched the Expression of Interest for the upcoming Temporary Catering Staff Framework   If you are potentially interes..

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Wrap looks to challenge catering industry's sustainability  

Wrap looks to challenge catering industry's sustainability

Date: 29.06.2015
WRAP (Waste Resources Action Programme) plans to drive a ‘step change’ in the sustainable production of food and drink products, the ..

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Catering managers say better stock control could save costs  

Catering managers say better stock control could save costs

Date: 26.06.2015
New independent research by eProcurement technology specialist Caternet has found catering and hospitality managers believe ‘more accur..

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Coca-Cola unveils first veg-based PET bottle  

Coca-Cola unveils first veg-based PET bottle

Date: 23.06.2015
The new and improved PlantBottle uses patented technology that converts natural sugars found in plants into the ingredients for making PE..

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Bunzl closes loop on resource management for operators with environmental partnerships  

Bunzl closes loop on resource management for operators with environmental partnerships

Date: 23.06.2015
The business will work with the organisations to bring hospitality and catering operators an exclusive resource management and recycling ..

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The University of Winchester receives gold standard  

The University of Winchester receives gold standard

Date: 23.06.2015
The University of Winchester has always adopted a proactive approach when providing for their students, staff and visitors.  This has wo..

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Chefs admit lack of knowledge about black pepper  

Chefs admit lack of knowledge about black pepper

Date: 22.06.2015
Santa Maria Foodservice, supplier of spices, has launched a new online pepper guide in response to research that shows chefs have a lack ..

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University Caterers are invited to take part in British Food Fortnight  

University Caterers are invited to take part in British Food Fortnight

Date: 17.06.2015
BRITISH FARE, EVERYWHERE University Caterers are invited to take part in British Food Fortnight, 19th September - 4th October 2015  ..

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Two national awards for Harper Adams  

Two national awards for Harper Adams

Date: 14.06.2015
Harper Adams University’s work to keep sustainability at the heart of its catering operations has been recognised through two national ..

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Quorn Food calls on industry to support World Meat Free Day  

Quorn Food calls on industry to support World Meat Free Day

Date: 11.06.2015
Quorn Foods has joined forces with the first ever World Meat Free Day and is calling on the industry to pledge its support to go meat fre..

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Brakes lands MSC award for the second time  

Brakes lands MSC award for the second time

Date: 09.06.2015
Brakes has been named the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fish Supplier of the Year in the UK for the second year running. The award rec..

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Tea Fusion wins a Caffe Culture Award  

Tea Fusion wins a Caffe Culture Award

Date: 09.06.2015
Tea Fusion was awarded Best Innovative Product at the 2015 Caffe Culture Awards earlier this month, scooping up the prize to recognise it..

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Behavioural nudges can increase healthy eating in schools  

Behavioural nudges can increase healthy eating in schools

Date: 08.06.2015
Subtle changes to the accessibility and presentation of healthy foods are successful in helping school students to make better food choic..

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The Sustainability Elite: Footprint Awards 2015 Winners Announced  

The Sustainability Elite: Footprint Awards 2015 Winners Announced

Date: 05.06.2015
THE GOOD and the great of foodservice and hospitality sector gathered last night for the “Footprint Farm” themed 5th Anniversary Foot..

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Central Foods adds MORE gluten-free products to portfolio  

Central Foods adds MORE gluten-free products to portfolio

Date: 04.06.2015
Central Foods is delighted to announce it has won the exclusive frozen foodservice distribution business for Dohertys, the family butcher..

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Most consumers believe technology improves customer experience  

Most consumers believe technology improves customer experience

Date: 04.06.2015
Over half of consumers believe technology improves the customer experience, according to a new report.   Research conducted by the Ass..

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Seeking people with passion to celebrate British in 2015

Date: 03.06.2015
Love British Food and the Telegraph are searching for passionate people to celebrate Britishness and be recognised as Harvest Heroes in 2..

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URBAN eat unveils Summer Sizzlers  

URBAN eat unveils Summer Sizzlers

Date: 03.06.2015
The UK’s leading sandwich brand, URBAN eat, has unveiled a stylish range of ‘British Seaside’ inspired products that are absolutely..

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Research finds that parents are being misled by 'healthy fruit snacks' packaging.  

Research finds that parents are being misled by 'healthy fruit snacks' packaging.

Date: 01.06.2015
New research by Action on Sugar has revealed that there is a huge amount of hidden sugars in ‘healthy’ fruit snacks, which are ai..

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TUCO takes Conference to the Capital  

TUCO takes Conference to the Capital

Date: 01.06.2015
  The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO), the UK’s membership community for in-house public sector caterers, is taking its Confe..

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Bidvest 3663 announces changes as it becomes Bidvest Foodservice  

Bidvest 3663 announces changes as it becomes Bidvest Foodservice

Date: 01.06.2015
One of the UK’s leading foodservice providers, Bidvest 3663, is changing its name. This change is part of a wider programme of ev..

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TUCO member helps make Cambridge a Sustainable Fish City  

TUCO member helps make Cambridge a Sustainable Fish City

Date: 29.05.2015
As part of a campaign to transform Cambridge’s impact on our depleting fish stocks, catering departments from 15 of the Cambridge Colle..

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Age Cohort research identifies how age affects taste in food  

Age Cohort research identifies how age affects taste in food

Date: 28.05.2015
Santa Maria Foodservice has published the first Age Cohort Report that establishes the eating habits and tastes of four generations.   ..

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