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University helps Cardiff become one of UK’s first sustainable food cities  

University helps Cardiff become one of UK’s first sustainable food cities

Date: 25.03.2015
Cardiff has become one of the first cities in the UK to be officially recognised for promoting sustainable food, as part of a wide-rang..

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Ayrshire College recognised for providing healthy food options  

Ayrshire College recognised for providing healthy food options

Date: 25.03.2015
Ayrshire College has retained the Healthy Living Award for an impressive fourth consecutive year at its Ayr and Kilwinning campuses.   ..

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Survey reveals 40% of students go without food because of money concerns  

Survey reveals 40% of students go without food because of money concerns

Date: 25.03.2015
As many as 40 per cent of students have gone without food because they are concerned about their finances, a stark new survey has revea..

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University caterers win big at TUCO Competitions 2015  

University caterers win big at TUCO Competitions 2015

Date: 19.03.2015
The 22nd University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) Annual Skills Competitions returned to the Blackpool Hilton, on 17 March 2015, with hund..

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SRA to launch sustainability training for hospitality businesses  

SRA to launch sustainability training for hospitality businesses

Date: 12.03.2015
The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) is set to launch a new training programme to increase knowledge and change behaviour across ..

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Pucker up and share your best trout pout!  

Pucker up and share your best trout pout!

Date: 11.03.2015
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has teamed up with WWF for Earth Hour and is asking people to support sustainable fishing and health..

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Durham University students get a lesson in sustainability  

Durham University students get a lesson in sustainability

Date: 11.03.2015
The Whitby Fish and Chip Company will be offering Durham University students a first-class tutorial in sustainable fish and chips at a Ma..

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TUCO strengthens Executive Board with new appointment  

TUCO strengthens Executive Board with new appointment

Date: 10.03.2015
TUCO has announced a new addition to its Board, further strengthening the organisation’s experience and value-add to its stakeholders. ..

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Bristol Online Survey - Milk & Bread / Fish & Seafood Supplier Vendor Assessments 2015  

Bristol Online Survey - Milk & Bread / Fish & Seafood Supplier Vendor Assessments 2015

Date: 09.03.2015
We've launched the TUCO Fish & Seafood and Milk & Bread Supplier Vendor Assessment Surveys for 2015.  These Vendor Assessment s..

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 UCB unveils new £2m food suite to foster chefs of the future  

UCB unveils new £2m food suite to foster chefs of the future

Date: 05.03.2015
University College Birmingham has unveiled a new £2 million high-tech food suite to train the chefs of the future.   The Food Innov..

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Bangor University's Ugly Foods Shop opens its doors  

Bangor University's Ugly Foods Shop opens its doors

Date: 05.03.2015
A shop selling "imperfect" fruit and veg is opening its doors as part of a project in north Wales.   The Ugly Foods Shop focuses on pr..

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Sheffield dairy expands following university's commitment  

Sheffield dairy expands following university's commitment

Date: 24.02.2015
Business is booming down on the farm at Our Cow Molly – after the dairy won a bumper new contract with the University of Sheffield.  ..

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Swansea University to open £450m campus with conference facilities  

Swansea University to open £450m campus with conference facilities

Date: 17.02.2015
The 65-acre, beach-side campus has been under development since March 2013 and is on schedule to open in September this year. Its full co..

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Italian food market continues to thrive  

Italian food market continues to thrive

Date: 13.02.2015
  Eating out remains a major leisure activity for people as 63% of the adult population eats out at least once a month, and 9% eating o..

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St Andrews University to offer alcohol-free flats  

St Andrews University to offer alcohol-free flats

Date: 11.02.2015
The University of St Andrews is to offer the option of alcohol-free accommodation to students from the start of the next academic year, i..

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TUCO supports members to ‘Go Green’  

TUCO supports members to ‘Go Green’

Date: 11.02.2015
TUCO has revealed that its members have reached new levels of sustainability success, making them some of the ‘greenest’ caterers in ..

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Hobart urges universities to rise to the challenge  

Hobart urges universities to rise to the challenge

Date: 11.02.2015
Hobart UK is urging university sites not to let training on catering equipment slip down the business agenda in 2015 as the growth in UK ..

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TUCO website unveils new look!  

TUCO website unveils new look!

Date: 06.02.2015
The TUCO website has changed! Over the past few weeks the web team have been busy making some improvements to the design and layout of t..

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Essential Cuisine launches Britain’s Best Brigade  

Essential Cuisine launches Britain’s Best Brigade

Date: 06.02.2015
Essential Cuisine has launched the search for the UK’s best kitchen teams – Britain’s Best Brigades.   The company is recruiting..

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British BBQ Battle returns for fourth year  

British BBQ Battle returns for fourth year

Date: 06.02.2015
Entry to the British BBQ Battle has now opened, with the organisers calling for entrants to devise and submit a winning three-course menu..

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CGC Graduate Awards open for entry  

CGC Graduate Awards open for entry

Date: 02.02.2015
Chefs aged 23 and under have been invited to enter the 2015 Craft Guild of Chefs’ Graduate Awards.   Successful candidates will have..

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Deadline extended for TUCO Comps entry  

Deadline extended for TUCO Comps entry

Date: 26.01.2015
The deadline for the TUCO Competitions 2015 has been extended until January 30th.    Over the past month entries for the TUCO 2015 co..

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Notice of General Meeting  

Notice of General Meeting

Date: 21.01.2015
Notice is hereby given that a General Meeting (Meeting) of The University Caterers Organisation Limited (Company) will be held at BMA Hou..

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 St John’s College, Cambridge gains SRA award  

St John’s College, Cambridge gains SRA award

Date: 20.01.2015
St John’s College, Cambridge has achieved a two-star rating by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA).   The College, which ap..

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Plymouth University tops People & Planet League  

Plymouth University tops People & Planet League

Date: 20.01.2015
Plymouth University has been ranked as the most sustainable university in the country after topping the People and Planet University Leag..

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