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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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Essentially Catering range relaunched

15th January 2014

Essentially Catering, the flagship catering own-label brand of the Bestway Group, is being relaunched with a total brand refresh across the entire range of core catering products.

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Bestway Batleys expands new world wine range

14th January 2014

Bestway Batleys Foodservice is expanding its wine range to caterers and licensees with the launch of three exclusive new wine ranges; Dos Condores from Chile, Marin Hills from the United States and The Old Courthouse from Australia.

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Graduation lunch celebrates 'Can't Cook, Will Cook' charity success

6th December 2013

Eight homeless people graduated from a 10 week culinary training course at a grand celebration lunch at St Mungo's Head Office in Hammersmith last week.

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Call for Christmas catering volunteers to help homeless people

2nd December 2013

Specialist volunteers - including kitchen staff - are invited to join Crisis at Christmas to help provide homeless people with much needed services over the festive season, running from Monday 23 December through to Sunday 29 December.

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World Scotch Pie Championship 2014

19th November 2013

Essentially Catering editor - Nic Belfrage - and Bay City Roller front-man - Les McKeown - were just two of the panel of 50 judges (comprising mainly master bakers and butchers) at the World Scotch Pie Championship last week.

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FCSI report reveals key industry trends

5th November 2013

The Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) UK & Ireland and Allegra Strategies' new report Taste of the Future 2020 forecasts the key issues that will be affecting the foodservice and hospitality industry by 2020.

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Captains of industry announced for HOSPACE 2013 'Leaders Panel'

21st October 2013

HOSPA's Annual Conference and Exhibition for Hospitality Finance, Revenue Management, IT and Commercial Professionals will be held on Thursday 21 November at the Sofitel London Heathrow, Terminal 5.

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