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    Footprint Awards 2015: What the industry said….

    What do you get when you put some chickens, an ex-rugby international and a dishwasher salesman on a podium together at an awards do? You get a tremendously funny, yet informative night, as the Footprint Awards 2015 showed. The sustainability… Read More

  • Footprint Awards shortlist reveals industry’s green leaders

    THE SHORTLIST for the prestigious Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading sustainable companies.                     The annual awards scheme this year celebrates its fifth anniversary, and… Read More

  • Seasonality from a technical perspective

    HAVING A sourcing plan is so important when dealing with fresh produce, because without it we leave too much to chance.                           Our procurement and technical teams agree… Read More

  • The changing face of seasonal production…

    WHEN YOU wander around a supermarket or browse through the menu options at your local restaurant, you may well be forgiven for forgetting that seasonality exists. Produce can now be provided to consumers all year round – with the option to… Read More

  • Footprint Forum Report: Cut the clutter

    CATERING FIRMS are faced with myriad eco-labels. But are they an essential part of communicating their ethics?                   Ask a student what factors determine the food they buy and price will invariably… Read More

  • Aramark’s Enterprise Day brings catering to life for students

    THE INDUSTRIES concerns about the sustainability of human resource and future talent are no secret and Aramark has brought the worlds of catering and hospitality to life for Chichester College students in an annual ‘Enterprise Day’.        … 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

  • End of the ‘supercycle’?

    THIS ARTICLE appeared in Reynolds’ in-house magazine The Marketplace. Cast your mind back fourteen years to the year 2000. Politicians were getting grief about excessive spending on the Millennium Dome, and IT managers everywhere were finally able to relax having… Read More

  • Back to the future

    “THERE’S A way to do it better – find it,” said prolific inventor, Thomas Edison, the man credited with inventing the light bulb, among other things.                         His approach… Read More

  • Waste not, want not…

    THEY MUST have been pretty wise in the eighteenth century. Not only did the 1700s see the invention of the steam engine, the threshing machine and the start of the industrial revolution, but it is also thought to be when… Read More