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Bin It: Tackling Waste

Bin It: Tackling Waste

Consumers and businesses are being prevented from recycling effectively by the lack of a cohesive approach to handing waste by local authorities and waste recyclers, according to work by the Cafe Life Association alongside the British Sandwich and Food to Go Association.

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Cafe Life Association Retail Membership

Cafe Life Association Retail Membership

Retail membership of the Café Life Association both gives you and your business a voice on issues affecting your industry and also provides you with a range of benefits, from information and advice to...

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Issue 167 - February 2017

Inside This Issue

Regional sandwich and food to go manufacturer Shaw & Lisle (S&L Catering) has gone into liquidation. What’s the secret to a successful supplier/foodservice operator relationship? Pret A Manger and Nature’s Way Foods probably know better than most after working together for 19 years.

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News
  • Regional sandwich and food to go manufacturer Shaw & Lisle (S&L Catering) has gone into liquidation. The Huddersfield-based company called staff in on Wednesday 18th January to announce the closure. Leeds-based RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP are assisting but haven’t yet been formally appointed.
  • Howard Farquhar, a former chief executive of Tasties and also Brambles, has become an investor and chairman of Irish sandwich and food to go manufacturer Around Noon Sandwiches.
Focus
  • Food to go manufacturer Streets Eats has partnered with vegetarian brand Cranks in launching an exciting new range of sandwiches, wraps, salads and hot eats. Simon Ambrose asked Street Eats’ Head of Innovation Mark Arnold and Cranks’ Senior Brand Account Manager Cheryl Graham to give us the background to this major new launch.
Spotlight
  • What’s the secret to a successful supplier/foodservice operator relationship? Pret A Manger and Nature’s Way Foods probably know better than most after working together for 19 years. Pret’s Simon Allison, Head of Food Technical, and Nature’s Way CEO Susan Barratt revealed all in a twohanded presentation at the recent IGD Food To Go Conference.
Sandwich Manufacturing
  • My biggest management challenge is how we can supply everyone and make everyone win,” admitted Patrick Coveney Greencore’s CEO, in a remarkably candid presentation at the recent IGD Food To Conference. “How do we keep that edge and championship for our individual customers when we are supplying their competitors as well?”