• 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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    Foodservice lacking bark as Brexit bites

    The sector risks being forgotten if it doesn’t get its act together and start lobbying hard, writes David Burrows. Managing Brexit will need the whole food industry – farmers, food manufacturers and retailers – to find a single voice with… Read More

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    Costa praised for new recycling ‘racks’

    Costa has won praise from campaigners for committing to a nationwide recycling scheme for takeaway cups. Friends of the Earth said Costa’s pledge to recycle coffee cups across its 2,000 UK stores, equating to 30m cups a year, was a… Read More

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    Age no barrier to living wage

    AccorHotels is the latest hospitality company to announce that it will go beyond the Government’s guidelines and apply the new National Living Wage to all its employees, irrespective of age. The hotel group, which employs over 5,000 people in the… Read More

  • Living wage hits foodservice hardest

    THE NATIONAL Living Wage will add 3.6% to the wage bill of the foodservice sector by 2020. For hotels and accommodation the impact is 2.8%.                           Combined, this… Read More

  • Costa appoints new corporate responsibility programme manager

    Costa has appointed Victoria Moorhouse as Corporate Responsibility (CR) Programme Manager.   Kerry Parkin, Head of CSR and Communications at Costa, said: “Victoria will be responsible for the development, execution and delivery of Costa’s CR Strategy, coordinating programme activities to… Read More

  • Costa opens first ‘zero-energy’ unit

    WHITBREAD’S COFFEE shop chain Costa has launched a zero-energy concept, featuring innovative energy saving technologies, which could have a significant impact on the future of building design in the out of home market.               … Read More

  • Now for fair pay

    AFTER FAIR trade and fair prices, the living wage is the next source of pressure for retailers and caterers.                             The local Co-op supermarket in North Berwick… Read More

  • Businesses must guard against resource scarcity, says Carbon Trust

    THE CARBON TRUST has launched a new report highlighting the need for businesses to urgently assess their reliance on scarce resources in order to future proof against potential limitations.   Business resource challenges such as the increasing scarcity of land, energy,… Read More

  • Carbon Trust recognises business waste reduction success

    THE CARBON Trust has launched an international standard for organisational waste reduction.   The Carbon Trust Waste Standard will be awarded to organisations able to demonstrate that they are measuring, managing and reducing waste year-on-year.   Following the successful completion… Read More