All articles by Emma Twyning – Page 12

  • Pupils reject Jamie's dinners

    Pupils reject Jamie's dinners


    Jamie Oliver’s crusade to make school meals healthier could be at risk from falling consumption rates, with some London schools marking a significant decline in uptake since the healthier menus were introduced last year.

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    Fruity support for charity event


    Partygoers at the 19th Amazing Children’s Party in Battersea Park, London, enjoyed some fruity fun thanks to donation of 6,000 Jazz apples from Worldwide Fruit.

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    Asda strike called off


    A five-day strike by Asda depot workers that threatened to disrupt distribution throughout the World Cup has been called off.

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    Trust battles energy wastage


    The Carbon Trust is urging food and drink companies to reduce energy wastage, cut bills and help the environment by cutting carbon emissions, as new research indicates that wasted energy will cost the sector £26 million this summer.

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    Tesco notches up another record


    Tesco’s market share has broken another record, rising to 31.1 per cent, according to the latest TNS Worldpanel grocery market share figures.

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    Conference on skills for rural regeneration


    Over 150 representatives from key local and regional agencies have attended a conference to discuss the skills needed by rural dwellers to regenerate local communities in the East of England and East Midlands.

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    Zip-Pak launches new packaging


    Zip-Pak, the Netherlands-based re-sealable packaging specialist, has launched a zippered degradable packaging for food products.

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    Vietnam faces fierce competition


    Vietnamese fruit exporters face a tough year as global competition increases, the Vietnam Fruit Association is warning.

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    Community defends fruit and veg display


    An Edinburgh community has mounted a hefty petition after their council banned a local shopkeeper from keeping a fruit and vegetable display outside his shop front.