Morrisons Supermarket Cafes and Lussmann’s Fish & Grill   have been named as finalists in the Best Foodservice Operator Award as part of the 2016 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish. Sponsored by the Responsible Fishing Scheme, the Best Foodservice Operator Award is open to all foodservice outlets – both independent and multiple outlet […]

A new report from the Carbon Trust finds that increasing diversity of UK protein choices is a practical way to promote more sustainable diets with lower impacts on health and environment. “The British public could improve their health and reduce the environmental and resource impacts associated with food consumption by eating a greater variety of […]

The PS100 Group has announced that Andy Jones, immediate past chair of the Hospital Caterers’ Association (HCA) and ISS Service Development Director, has agreed to take on the voluntary role of chair of the organisation. Andy’s role will be to advise on future strategy, research development, government lobbying and press promotion. He will also represent […]

 The Children’s Food Trust has responded to last week’s SACN report, which called for daily sugar intake to be halved to 5% of daily energy intake. Jo Nicholas, Children’s Food Trust nutritionist and head of evaluation, said: “Excess sugar is one of the biggest threats to children’s nutrition – at the moment, they’re having two […]

OCS will continue to provide a total facilities management (TFM) service to Chepstow Community Hospital until 2020. The Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and SPV company Kintra confirmed the contract extension. OCS provides patient and retail catering, maintenance and engineering services, domestic cleaning, housekeeping, reception and switchboard, portering, laundry and grounds and waste management services […]

The Hospital Caterers Association and (HCA) and the British Dietetic Association (BDA) have jointly responded to Animal Aid after the animal rights group called for processed red meat to be banned from patient menus. Animal Aid posted a report calling for the removal of processed red meat from patient menus following its own Freedom of […]

At NH Case we are working with a number of hospitals who have the Food for Life bronze, silver or gold standard or are working towards the accreditation. Supplying sustainable and responsibly caught fish is at the heart of what we do. We were encouraged to hear about the Soil Association’s new support package. The […]

The Hospital Caterers Association has reiterated its call for the Government to ensure the most vulnerable are given the best possible care. The Association makes the call in response to correspondence from Prince Charles to a former Health Minister, published by the Guardian following a court case earlier this year, over the state of hospital […]

Oliver Smith has been crowned the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Care Cook of the Year 2015. The chef at Wetherby Manor care home, Wetherby, claimed the coveted title at the national final of the culinary competition. Barking & Dagenham College’s Technical Skills Academy played host to the finale of the annual competition that […]