CH&CO’s management systems declared ‘first class’ as it retains its IMS accreditations

CH&CO has successfully retained its business certifications in quality management, environmental standards, energy management and health and safety. The independent catering business holds ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications. The auditor was very impressed with how CH&CO’s operational practices comply with its management systems.  His report confirmed that the audit objectives were fully satisfied, and that CH&CO’s integrated…

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Exclusive Ranges to become sole UK distributor for Capic

Exclusive Ranges has announced it is to become the sole distributor for Capic equipment in the UK from the beginning of February 2018. The move will give Exclusive Ranges the ability to offer a full range of French manufactured, modular and bespoke equipment from Capic’s wide portfolio. Trevor Burke, Managing Director, Exclusive Ranges, said, “This exciting addition of Capic to…

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Leading contract caterer Edwards & Blake launches new Super Saver Menu range.   

East Anglian-based contract catering firm Edwards & Blake has launched a new range of value healthy snacks called the ‘Super Saver Menu’ into its Education and B&I client business to meet their customer’s needs The healthy snacks are priced from 75p and are another innovative addition to their existing portfolio of own-brand ranges including the Street Food range of wraps,…

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At last! An ‘OhSo’ clever chocolate…

Yes, it is true!  There is a delicious-tasting yet ‘clever’ chocolate that is actually good for you! The ground breaking and award-winning OHSO ‘clever’ Chocolate – which contains over a billion live cultures a bar – has launched to caterers in a range of formats to suit customer needs. Perfect for snacking, whether ‘on the go’, as an accompaniment to…

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Vivreau’s Business Journey

Vivreau, a global leader in the development and manufacture of purified drinking water systems, has been challenging and changing the way drinking water is sourced for over 25 years, paving the way for sustainable bottled drinking water. In 1989, current Managing Director Stephen Charles Cohen and his late father, Howard, identified that importing bottled water from other countries would be…

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Trends in the hot beverages market

Here John Broad, barista training and development manager from the business-to-business division of British tea and coffee merchant Ringtons looks at the considerations Facilities Managers need to take into account when reviewing hot beverages facilities. The first question which needs to be answered when looking at hot drinks provisions is the reason for the facility – primarily whether hot beverages…

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New research reveals organisations are missing opportunities to boost employee wellbeing 

69% of organisations have no plans to improve food and drink provisions A fifth of workers say that food and drink provisions in the workplace are ‘extremely poor’  New research from Convini Food Solutions, a self-service, convenience-style store concept for the workplace, reveals that organisations are struggling to meet employee needs when it comes to food and drink provision – a…

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