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30 November 2018

Food Standards Scotland have published their consultation paper on proposals to improve the Out of Home (OoH) food environment in Scotland.  The consultation closes on 28 February 2019.

18 October 2018

Read the Autumn 2018 edition of Coretalk, our 47th edition.

2 October 2018

Today the Scottish Government have published its consultation paper on restricting the promotion and marketing of targeted foods and drink high in fat, sugar and salt where they are sold to the public.

12 September 2018

We are holding an award ceremony on the 27th February 2019 to celebrate our most recent award holder’s achievements. If you are working towards achievment of an award and want to be presented -  read more about deadlines you need to meet to be included.

Chef Gary MacLean





17 August 2018

Read the Summer 2018 edition of Coretalk, our 46th edition.

18 June 2018

Healthyliving award posterBrand tracking research has recently been completed which enables the Healthyliving award (HLA) to determine awareness of HLA amongst the catering trade in Scotland, assess how this has changed since 2015 and will help inform future marketing plans. In 2014-15 research established baseline measures for various sectors including High Street, contract catering, public sector, community cafes and further/higher education.




12 June 2018

CiS Excellence Award 2018_Healthier Sotland_ESSExcellence shines

At the Catering in Scotland (CiS) Excellence Awards on the 31st May, attended by the cream of the Scottish hospitality, tourism and catering sectors, businesses were celebrated for creativity, innovation and excellence across 17 award categories.

The Healthier Scotland award category, sponsored by the healthyliving award, recognises organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to supporting and promoting healthier eating, and addressing health inequalities.  Keep reading to find out this years winner.

12 June 2018

healthy working lives imageHealthy Working Lives has launched its new website, allowing businesses across Scotland to access personalised advice to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of their workforce.

1 May 2018

Read the Spring 2018 edition of Coretalk, our 45th edition.

28 March 2018

The photographs for our annual award ceremony are now Gary MacLean

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