Welcome to the PSC100 section

Launched in 2011, the PSC100 group comprises caterers, dietitians, politicians, healthy eating campaigners and suppliers who operate in the public sector and use their collective 'clout' to drive government legislation and action towards helping people adopt healthier lifestyles through catering and education initiatives. It is chaired by Andy Jones, former chair of the Hospital Caterers Association (HCA), and as well as commissioning research into health and nutrition, it holds seminars offering updates on healthy eating, obesity and malnutrition and supports all initiatives with similar aims. The group focus is currently on how caterers in the workplace, universities, schools, hospitals, care homes and prisons can help cut the amount of sugar in our diets.

The group is an evolution of Public Sector Catering magazine's annual celebration of the work and achievements of the best operators in the business - the Public Sector Most Influential Top 20. They are chosen by an independent panel each year and invited to discuss the key issues facing the industry. Frustrated that such useful debates and networking were available only once a year, the decision was made to work collaboratively on a more regular basis.

Key supporters include LACA (Lead Association for CAtering in Education), the HCA, ther National Association of Care Catering, The University Caterers Organisation, SugarSmart, the British Dietetic Association, the All-Party Parliamentary Groups on both School Food and Hunger plus a number of key commercial catering suppliers and manufacturers.

For more info about PSC100 Contact: David Foad, 0208 269 7914, davidf@dewberryredpoint.co.uk

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Latest PSC100

Foodservice Price Index reveals food and drink prices stall as Brexit nears
12/09/2019 - 05:00
The price of food and non-alcoholic beverages are now levelling after several months of unexpected...
11/09/2019 - 10:25
Public Health England (PHE) has made ‘healthier diets, healthier weight’ its second priority in its...
09/09/2019 - 09:20
People who eat vegan and vegetarian diets have a lower risk of heart disease but a higher risk of...
Government to introduce ‘Natasha’s Law’
06/09/2019 - 05:00
‘Natasha's Law’, a new food labelling law, has been laid in front of parliament and will...
05/09/2019 - 08:47
A ‘snack tax’ of 20% on biscuits, cakes and sweets would have a huge impact’ on obesity levels in...
04/09/2019 - 09:48
People who regularly consume soft drinks, including sugar free drinks have a higher risk of an...

More PSC100

78% of Brits don’t understand nutrition guidelines according to new research spoon guru
17/07/2019 - 05:00
Brits may be at risk of serious illnesses as new research by Spoon Guru, the London-based...
16/07/2019 - 08:46
The ‘true cost’ of cheap, unhealthy food is a ‘spiralling’ public health crisis and environmental...
08/07/2019 - 12:08
The long-awaited Healthy Schools Rating Scheme has today (8 July) been published by The Department...
27/06/2019 - 11:24
The hospitality industry has been reacting to the announcement that the UK's food system will...
25/06/2019 - 08:26
A new law requiring food businesses to include full ingredients labelling on pre-packaged foods has...
24/06/2019 - 09:15
British children are consuming as much as 10x the recommended sugar levels at school, sugar...
13/06/2019 - 08:54
Overweight four-year-olds more than double their risk of high blood pressure if they have not lost...
Great British survey Leonardo Hotels Breakfast cereal
13/06/2019 - 05:00
A new survey from Leonardo Hotels reveals that the classic fry up is still Britain’s favourite...
10/06/2019 - 06:00
Adults and children who don’t get enough sleep risk making less healthy food choices and an...
30/05/2019 - 06:00
As many as three in four adults would prefer to eat in a restaurant which displays carbon footprint...

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