Thoughts for March 2012

Young Chef of the Year – a cause for pride, and for optimism too!

Is healthy family eating a lost cause now? I’ll answer a confident ‘no’, to that, even though family life has changed so much in just a few generations. The good old days of the happy family sat down to dinner with Dad at the head of the table carving up the roast may be gone, […]

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School restaurant inspires academy’s ‘Young Chef of the Year’ Winner

Cucina’s restaurant approach to school food helps inspire year 11 student to ‘Young Chef of the Year’ victory. Hearty congratulations to Rebecca Potter, Year 11 student at Harefield Academy in Middlesex, who won her district final in Rotary’s ‘Young Chef of the Year’ competition. Finalists were required to prepare two courses for £15 or under. […]

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Trimming down to meet demand

We all know how tough things are at the moment. But some retailers are coping surprisingly well by re-focusing their product offerings onto smaller, lower-priced items. I’m convinced that a large part of our ongoing success is because we’ve always kept a sharp focus on affordability and value for our customers. We recently had several […]

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Hens adopted by school caterers

Cucina has adopted a former battery farm hen for each of the 37 schools at which it has contracts up and down the country.

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