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Pub Chef is Tilda Chef of the Year 2014

28th May 2014

The head chef at a popular West London pub has proved his culinary expertise and flair for world cuisine to be crowned Tilda Chef of the Year 2014 - a bi-annual culinary initiative run in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs.

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Team UK qualify for Bocuse D'Or 2014 at Stockholm's GastroNord

23rd May 2014

Adam Bennett, UK candidate, his commis chef Josh Allen, culinary arts student at University College Birmingham & coach Idris Caldora from the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts were awarded 6th place in the Bocuse d'Or Europe in Stockholm

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More diagnosed with Coeliac Disease

12th May 2014

Coeliac UK, the national charity for coeliac disease announces today, 12th May 2014, new research from the University of Nottingham that has found a fourfold increase in the rate of diagnosed cases of coeliac disease in the UK over the past two decades.

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Allergy Awareness Week 28 April-4 May

28th April 2014

National small business group, the Forum of Private Business, is using Allergy Awareness Week to remind small food businesses of the need to prepare for the changes to food labelling from the end of this year.

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Hotelympia Preview

24th April 2014

Hotelympia returns next week (28 April - 1 May) with the revitalised biennial event undergoing more changes in a single rotation than ever before.

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Canned Food Week 2014 (14-20 April)

14th April 2014

In an era when the pressure is on to cater with fresh, fresh, fresh, Canned Food UK intends to redress the balance by reminding us that canned food not only has a phenomenally long shelf life, but that it is also nutritious, quick and easy to use.

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Record-breaking attendance at The London Coffee Festival 2014

8th April 2014

More than 22,000 visitors (8034 industry / 14,598 consumer) attended The London Coffee Festival from 03-06 April at the Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane.

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We Are Eating More Burgers Than Ever For Breakfast

2nd April 2014

Foodservice industry figures from the NPD Group (www.npd.com) show that burgers are fast becoming a British breakfast staple out of home.

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3,500 Jobseekers Gain Work Through New Training Scheme

31st March 2014

A programme designed to help jobseekers into work has succeeded in finding jobs for more than 3,500 people and saving more than £17.5m of public money.1

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School caterer flexes her mussels to win School Bake off Competition

28th March 2014

The Bestway Batleys Big School Bake Off reached its climax recently as six school chefs displayed their bakery skills to be crowned Bake Off Champion of the Year.

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Consumers urged to 'Switch the Salt'

10th March 2014

The campaign slogan for this year's Salt Awareness Week (10-16 March) - 'Switch the Salt' - places the spotlight firmly on reduced-sodium alternatives to regular salt.

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St David's Day - Looking at Welsh Food and Drink

1st March 2014

If you fancy a bit of first-hand experience of Welsh food and drink over the next few weeks, visit either Northern Restaurant and Bar Show or Food & Drink Expo (see below for details) where around 40 of the country's producers will be exhibiting

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Getting ready for Pancake Day - Tuesday 4 March

27th February 2014

This tasty recipe for Smoked Wild Alaska Pollock and Prawn Pancakes, courtesy of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, makes a great start to a pancake-themed meal before you head on to the sweet stuff.

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Misplaced management priorities fuel sickie culture

21st February 2014

Over half of retail, catering and leisure workers feel their employer doesn't care about their health and wellbeing.

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New Healthy and Sustainable Catering Guidance published by PHE

12th February 2014

<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/healthier-and-more-sustainable-catering-a-toolkit-for-serving-food-to-adults" target="_blank">New catering guidance</a>, published today (Wed 12th Feb) by Public Healt

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