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November 2016

The Great Scottish Bake Off competition final saw the best school bakers from across Scotland come together to compete for the title on the 23rd of November at City of Glasgow College. To be in with a chance of winning, school cooks and caterers resident in...

Scottish School Meals Week 2016 has come to a close. The five promotions across the week, one for each day of the school week, brought school pupils, catering staff and councils together to discuss the school meals service in Scotland. The first day, which focused on the...

In Scotland, large number of schools have been using cashless catering systems when paying for school meals, and with the advantages that this inevitably brings to the staff and pupils, there are ways that cashless catering can be used to monitor food waste. If used properly,...

It’s important to raise awareness in children about the issues with food waste, especially in schools, and there are a number of things that schools can do to get children involved and to help reduce waste. For example, some schools in England have started initiatives that...

It’s important to understand what can and cannot be recycled to ensure that any food waste you do have can be recycled efficiently. Below is an example of some items that can and cannot be recycled. However, be sure to check with you local authority...

There are various methods you could use to help you get on top of your food waste at home, helping you to save money and make the most of what you buy! Here are some tips on how to do it: Understand food dates! Check out...

Every year in Scotland, there is 600,000 tonnes of food and drink waste. It represents nearly a third of household waste in Scotland and the water footprint of avoidable waste is nearly 6% of Scottish water requirements. This costs the average household £460 a year: that's...

Unilever launched a partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP) in 2007, the world’s largest humanitarian agency for fighting hunger funded by voluntary donations. And since then, Unilever has raised over $26 million for the cause! In recent years, Unilever has worked with the WFP to...

Alarming figures showing the rise of food banks in recent years highlight the underlying issue of hunger and poverty within our society. The Trussell Trust, an organisation that runs emergency food banks across the UK stated earlier this year that ‘1,109,309 three day emergency food supplies...