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    Big is beautiful again

    Huge diverse conglomerates fell out of fashion in the 90s, but the foodservice industry has put mergers back on the business agenda. By David Read. In the 1970s and 1980s (when I was in my formative business years) the world… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint F41-p5a-B Animal welfare standards continue to improve across foodservice Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Whitbread Sodexo Pret news-email Malcom Copland Las Iguanas Jamie Oliver Group Greggs Good Egg Award Elior Daniel Nowland Compassion In World Farming Awards Compass CIWF Casual Dining Gorup Cafe Rouge Bela Pasta

    Animal welfare standards continue to improve across foodservice

    Foodservice companies collected 13 awards for their approach to farm animal welfare standards as cages for poultry become “consigned to the history books”. In the past 12 months there has been a wave of commitments to source cage-free shell and… Read More

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    Elior taps natural trend with Elements

    Elior has launched a new healthy eating offer that puts fresh, natural foods front and centre. Launched in April, the Elements concept uses chemical symbols from the periodic table to label food groups in the range, such as br (breakfast),… Read More

  • Triple Bottom Line 15 Shortlist announced

    THE FIFTEEN organisations represented in this year’s Triple Bottom Line 15 Awards for Excellence in the Supply Chain in association with Prestige Purchasing have been announced.   In alphabetical order, these are as follows:   Aramark BaxterStorey The Casual Dining Company… Read More

  • Report reveals what millennials really expect from caterers

    NEW INSIGHT into the relationship between millennials and food is revealed in a report commissioned by Elior.                     From convenience to technology, The Millennial Eater aims to understand what makes the… Read More

  • Global benchmark on animal welfare rankings disappointingly low

    MARKS & Spencer, Waitrose and Coop Group (Switzerland) have been given top marks in a global annual farm animal welfare Business Benchmark report, with Burger King, Mars and Müller among 21 companies languishing at the bottom of the league table.… Read More

  • Soy sourcing scandal

    IT’S CALLED ‘the Brazilian miracle’ but rocketing demand in turning soy into an environmental disaster while foodservice firms stand by and do nothing. David Burrows reports.                 Foodservice companies have come under fire… Read More

  • Carillion and Elior join forces at Barts Health

    CARILLION HAS entered a five year partnership with contract catering company Elior to ensure retail catering for both visitors and staff at the Royal London and St Bartholomew’s hospitals is of the highest standard. The new partnership brings together Elior’s… Read More

  • Elior launches new scheme for colleague health, nutrition and wellbeing

    ELIOR HAS launched You and Life; a company-wide programme designed to encourage a culture of healthy eating and well-being among its 10,000+ employees and their customers.   Recently launched to all senior and operational staff across the business via a… Read More

  • Record entries to the Health & Vitality Honours 2014

    RECORD LEVELS of entries have been announced for this year’s Health & Vitality Honours, highlighting the huge strides being made in the foodservice sector amid changing attitudes towards health, nutrition and wellbeing across the industry.          … Read More