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School meals are under pressure as caterers call for support

08 December 2022 by

It’s important to make sure children get fed at school. With the calls for the government to increase provision, here's how caterers are coping with shortages

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Andy Kemp calls for increased government action on school meals

16 September 2022 by

Andy Kemp, Bidfood’s sales and marketing director and a champion of the school meals service, has once again called for increased government action in financial support given to the industry amidst soaring food inflation costs.

Chartwells to add free breakfasts to school food parcels News

Chartwells to add free breakfasts to school food parcels

13 January 2021 by

Chartwells has said it will be adding free breakfast to its food parcels for children eligible[...]

Chartwells to refund inadequate free school lunch parcels News

Chartwells to refund inadequate free school lunch parcels

13 January 2021 by

Chartwells, Compass Group’s education arm, has said it will refund the costs of free school lunch[...]

Chartwells says viral free school meals bag image ‘falls short’ and it will investigate News

Chartwells says viral free school meals bag image ‘falls short’ and it will investigate

12 January 2021 by

Compass Group’s education catering arm Chartwells has said an image of a free school meal bag[...]

Changing government restrictions taking toll on school caterers News

Changing government restrictions taking toll on school caterers

04 January 2021 by

The impact of changing government restrictions for schools has been described as “chaotic” and taking their[...]

ISS chalks up £18m schools consortium contract News

ISS chalks up £18m schools consortium contract

18 June 2020

Contract caterer ISS has won the catering services contract for the Lambeth Schools Consortium (LSC), a group of 38 primary schools and nurseries in south London.

Rule the school: global flavours score top marks in school food Products

Rule the school: global flavours score top marks in school food

17 April 2020

Creating excitement and harnessing global food trends are vital for caterers in the education sector. Richard McComb reports

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Nicole Pisani joined by top chefs to feed children during school closures

26 March 2020 by

Dozens of chefs and kitchen staff have stepped forward to cook for school children during the[...]

Class act: tips and tricks for school catering Products

Class act: tips and tricks for school catering

22 April 2019 by

From turkey twizzlers and chips with everything to jackfruit, jollof and spiralised pumpkin, school meals are[...]

Foodservice Cateys 2018: CSR Award – School Holiday Enrichment Programme, Food Cardiff In-Depth

Foodservice Cateys 2018: CSR Award – School Holiday Enrichment Programme, Food Cardiff

19 October 2018 by

Union urges ministers to scrap cuts to free school meals Foodservice

Union urges ministers to scrap cuts to free school meals

22 March 2018 by

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