Julie Barker

  • TUCO appoints SRA to deliver sustainability initiative

    THE UNIVERSITY Caterers Organisation (TUCO) has confirmed that it has appointed the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) to launch a branded sustainability programme. As part of the agreement TUCO members will receive a discount on joining the SRA, and an ongoing… Read More

  • Winning streak

    TUCO MEMBERS appear to be on a winning streak at the moment, as Harper Adams University took home the prestigious Sustainability in Education Award at the fifth Annual Footprint Awards last week.                … Read More

  • University caterers win big at TUCO Skills awards

    THE 22nd University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) Annual Skills Competitions returned to the Blackpool Hilton, on 17th March 2015 and saw hundreds of leading figures from the university catering sector gather to celebrate as the winners of the prestigious competition were… Read More

  • 2015 Health and Vitality Honours Winners announced

    LORDS CRICKET Ground today played host to the UK’s foodservice industry, as their achievements working behind-the-scenes to improve the nation’s health and wellbeing were recognised at this year’s Health & Vitality Honours during a lunchtime ceremony.        … Read More

  • Industry revisits ethical marks at Footprint Forum in association with TUCO supported by Fairtrade

    UNIVERSITY CATERERS are questioning whether chasing ethical accreditations is worth the effort given that price trumps all among their customer base.                       The average UK student now spends just £105… Read More

  • Higher education sustainability achievement continues

    OVER 360 sustainability leaders were on the edge of their seats at The University of Manchester’s stunning Whitworth Hall, as author and TV presenter Simon Reeve announced the winners of this year’s Green Gown Awards.          … Read More

  • TUCO develops sustainability scorecard

    The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) and the SRA have worked together to develop the new University Catering Rating, which will not only help raise dining standards across UK universities, but also makes good business sense.          … Read More

  • TUCO proud to announce key green affiliations for 2014

    THE UNIVERSITY Caterers Organisation (TUCO) continues to strengthen its position within the higher education and further education sectors, and has announced two significant industry partnerships for 2014 that will enhance TUCO’s sustainability offering and add further value to its growing… Read More

  • TUCO supports Go Green Week

    THE UNIVERSITY Caterer’s Organisation (TUCO) is proud to support the 2014 Go Green Week initiative (10 – 16 February), which sees universities up and down the country commit to developing environmentally-friendly policies across campus.   The aim of Go Green… Read More

  • UK universities get fast track to MSC certification

    THE UNIVERSITY CATERERS Organisation (TUCO) has teamed up with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) to offer its members a new fast-track way to gain MSC certification.                       The TUCO Ltd… Read More