Day: 22 September 2016

How to keep slavery out of the seafood supply chain

By Juliane Caillouette-Noble, SRA Head of Development For years global media coverage has exposed the high human cost of the cheap seafood industry. Stories that have exposed high volumes of human trafficking, gross human rights violations and even routine murder deep in the supply chain of some of the biggest global companies have startled consumers …

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Don’t wait to get involved in National Waiters Day

By Margaret Raichura, Careers Manager, The Springboard Charity On 20th October, National Waiters Day returns to the UK – celebrating front of house careers with a difference. National Waiters Day is the brainchild of Fred Sirieix, the star maître d’ of Channel 4’s First Dates and General Manager at Galvin at Windows. It’s part of …

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Is good food ever surplus to requirement?

It’s harvest season – a time of plenty, when traditionally we celebrate and give thanks for the volume of food our farmers have produced over the summer months. The tonnes of wonderful food have been lovingly and tirelessly grown with the sole purpose of feeding a human stomach. But as countless studies by eminent organisations …

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Top tips to reduce food waste

Disposing of food waste responsibly, as outlined in the sister blog to this, is critically important. But, keeping waste to a an absolute minimum is even more important. According to data we gleaned from studying 92 restaurants during our 18-month FoodSave programme, the average restaurant is wasting more than seven tonnes a year worth at …

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