The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has launched a dedicated training workshop to support the care sector with the challenges of catering for people living with a dementia. Delivered by Dr David Sheard, the CEO and founder of Dementia Care Matters, the one-day training workshop will teach care caterers and providers how to look […]

Research commissioned by spread brand Flora and conducted by the University of Leeds has revealed that only 1.6% of children’s lunchboxes are meeting school food nutritional standards. The report follows on from Flora’s 2006 report, which found that 1.1% of children’s lunchboxes met the standards, highlighting an improvement of just 0.5% in 10 years… Read […]

Scientists in the US believe they have discovered a ‘sixth taste’ relating to carbohydrate-rich foods. Long-standing research has suggested the human tongue register five primary tastes – sweet, sour, salty, bitter and Umami, which was added to the list in 2007, but now scientists at Oregon State University believe ‘starchy’ should be added to the […]