Nutrition

News

London Metropolitan University Awards Catering Contract

London Metropolitan University has selected BaxterStorey to develop a nutritious and sustainable offering for its 13,500-strong student population. The one-year partnership with the hospitality business includes an option to extend for a further year. From August, BaxterStorey will revamp the university’s current offering across its Aldgate and Holloway campuses, with a focus on health and sustainability.  As well…

News

Working from Home Taking its Toll on Hybrid Workers

Employees who work from home are more likely to eat indulgent foods, snack between meals, and work longer hours than workplace-based colleagues, according to new research from Compass Group and market intelligence agency Mintel. Healthy Eating Expectations and Realities Analysing insights from 35,000 workers across 26 countries, Compass Group’s Global Eating at Work Survey 2023…

News

Aramark Empowers Student Voices for a Fresh School Year

As the new school year approaches, Aramark is putting student voices at the forefront with its renewed commitment to student engagement. Aramark Student Nutrition is rolling out a revitalized platform, SN Insights 360, to gather valuable feedback from the community and create healthier, tastier options for students. SN Insights 360 is an innovative, in-depth program…

News

Partnership Creates Gut Loving Kitchen

Elior UK business Lexington Catering has partnered with The Gut Stuff to offer food choices which emphasise the importance of gut health. The Gut Stuff, a B Corp Certified company, was founded by twins Alana and Lisa Macfarlane with the aim of educating consumers about the importance of gut health and what action can be…

Germany

Aramark Introduces Plant-Based Menus in Germany

Aramark Germany has recently introduced a series of plant-forward recipes based on recommendations from scientists at the EAT-Lancet Commission. “The EAT-Lancet Commission’s Planetary Health Diet reduces the environmental footprint while having a positive impact on health,” explains Ulrike Moessner, Head of Culinary Creation and Nutrition at Aramark Germany, and a member of its sustainability council.…

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Supporting Sustainable Farming

Levy UK + Ireland is sponsoring a demonstrator farm to support sustainable farming practices under a new collaboration with Yorkshire Water, Quorn Professionals and RegenFarmCo. The 92-acre Biohub at Ings Farm plot will be developed as a regenerative agricultural initiative that will also enable Levy UK+I to grow its produce that can be served in partner venues…

Foodservice & Catering

Aramark Nutritionists Recognised as Campus Food Allergy Champions

Gillian Kelly, a Nutrition Associate Manager on Aramark’s catering team at James Madison University (JMU), has been announced by MenuTrinfo® as one of 10 recipients of its annual National Allergy Awards, with Aramark colleague Brandon Mathias as well as their employer also receiving awards. The awards, now in their sixth year, recognize entities which operate…

Foodservice & Catering

Catering Award for Elior Nutritionist

Mandy Davies, Head of Nutrition & Dietetics for contract caterer Elior UK, has been recognised with a Public Sector Catering award for developing ‘grazing boxes’ for care home residents. Davies and a team that included Health, Care & Retirement Living Dietitian Gemma Ewen and Executive Development Chef Darren Neal, created the concept for Caterplus –…

Foodservice & Catering

Powering Performance at Independent Schools

A ‘Healthy Futures’ Partnership between Sodexo and the British Nutrition Foundation is helping to enhance an evidence-based Powering Performance programme introduced at independent schools in the United Kingdom to inspire young people to make informed, healthier and more sustainable food and drink choices, Powering Performance also empowers chefs at independent schools to support good nutrition…

Foodservice & Catering

Sodexo and British Nutrition Foundation in Healthy Futures Partnership

Sodexo has launched an exciting new partnership with the British Nutrition Foundation to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people.     The Healthy Futures Partnership was formed following research conducted by Sodexo in partnership with Business in the Community (BiTC), which identified that health and wellbeing, specifically nutrition education for children…

Contracts

Celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Culinary Talent

16.09.2021, 07:47 Celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Culinary Talent Aramark is recognising the contribution of Hispanic and Latino American employees through two initiatives dedicated to Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. Launched by Congressman George E. Brown in 1968 in appreciation of the cultural and economic contribution of U.S. citizens whose families originated from Mexico, Spain, the…

Education

Cooking up a New Menu with Allegra McEvedy

A selection of recipes for the new school year from Compass Group UK&I business, Chartwells, have been created with CBBC celebrity Chef and Leon co-founder, Allegra McEvedy MBE. As part of the new menu, pupils will be treated to Chef Allegra’s Takeover Tuesdays – with a focus on offering fun and exciting dishes, introducing new flavours…

News

Helping Families in Need During the COVID-19 Crisis

18.03.2020, 10:19 Helping Families in Need During the COVID-19 Crisis With schools shut across the United States, Expensify is redirecting charitable funds from its “lunch debt” fund (www.expensify.org/hunger) to a new program that matches up to US $50 of SNAP card grocery purchases made by families in need. Explaining the initiative, company founder and President,…

Contracts

EDUcatering Excellence 2019 Awards

30.09.2019, 11:10 EDUcatering Excellence 2019 Awards Compass Group education business Chartwells UK is celebrating after winning two top awards at the 10th EDUcatering Excellence Awards, held at the Royal Garden Hotel on Tuesday 8th October. Now in their tenth year, the awards recognise individuals and companies that excel in the schools meals sector The top accolade…

News

American Workers Struggling with Healthy Lunches

02.07.2019, 12:48 American Workers Struggling with Healthy Lunches A Harris Poll survey for the Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 initiative from the American Heart Association (AHA) and Aramark has identified a dearth of nutritious food options as a key problem for employees. Conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of the American Heart…

Contracts

Compass Beats Schools Nutrition Deadline

12.02.2019, 11:47 Compass Beats Schools Nutrition Deadline Compass Group subsidiary Chartwells has reduced the sugar content in menus at its portfolio of primary school contracts by 20 per cent, in advance of a 2020 Public Health England (PHE) deadline for education sector caterers. PHE, an executive agency of the United Kingdom’s Department of Health and…

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