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Essen ially Catering Magazine - December 2019



        Industry News






                                                                  Popcorn



                                                                  provides


                                                                  feel-good


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        Accessibility



        guidance for pubs                                         Snack brand Metcalfe’s has raised more than
                                                                  £100,000 through popcorn sales for partner
                                                                  charity CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer
                                                                  charity for children and young people.
        The Bri ish Beer & Pub Associa ion (BBPA) has published     Metcalfe’s began supporing CLIC Sargent in
        new guidance for pubs,  itled An Open Welcome: Making     2014 and pledged to raise £30,000 for the charity.
        your pub more accessible for customers, which will help   For each pack of Sea Salt Žlavour popcorn sold,
        licensees make their venues as welcoming as possible for   a donaion is made to help the charity provide
        those with access needs.                                  pracical, Žinancial and emoional support to children
          The guidance was published on Purple Tuesday 2019, an   and young people with cancer, and their families.
        internaional call to acion focused on changing the customer
        experience for disabled people and improving awareness of
        their value and needs.
          An Open Welcome features advice for pubs ranging
        from employing people with disabiliies, to training staŽf   Available at
        and, importantly, the need for honest, up-to-date online    BB Foodservice, all
        informaion so that all customers can make an informed      sales of this popcorn
        decision before they visit a pub. The guidance also includes   help CLIC Sargent
        detailed informaion on Disability ConŽident, a scheme led   cancer charity
        by Department for Work and Pensions to help publicans hire
        disabled talent, and speciŽic advice on making pub toilets
        accessible and beter suited for disability needs.
          Click here to download the free guidance.
          An accessible version of the guidance for people with visual
        impairments can be found here.



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