Cashless systems are slowly becoming the norm in schools, making it easier for payments to be processed and saving administration time. Education Business explores this trend

Jo Nicholas from the Children's Food Trust shares advice on implemented a packed lunch policy in schools

Sally Shadrack, Chair of LACA, explains why the majority of pack lunches do not have the same health benefits for pupils as a school-cooked lunch

A number of reports have indicated that schools can cut down on their energy use and save money by changing what catering equipment they use and how they use them

More than 1.3 million Britons are now on a gluten‑free diet, yet parents continue to report problems with getting trusted gluten-free food for their children when at school

How do we keep up the momentum of healthy school food? Linda Cregan, chief executive of the Children’s Food Trust, investigates

Since July 2015, new recommendations for sugar and fibre intake have been in place for adults and children. The Children’s Food Trust suggests ways for schools to limit sugars and increase fibre in food

National School Meals Week took place from 31 October to 4 November and saw school caterers serve at high-profile venues such as the Palace of Westminster.

CESA’s Keith Warren shares some of the latest space-saving equipment to help small school kitchens to still deliver a quality food service.

More schools than ever took part in British Food Fortnight during 17 September to 2 October, with competitions such as Cake for the Queen allowing pupils to get creative with local food.

Jonathan Hart, chief executive of the Automatic Vending Association, discusses the upcoming UK currency changes and how this will affect the thousands of vending machines in schools.

With British Food Fortnight upon us (17 September to 2 October), how can school caterers and teachers get children excited about the wonderful food produced in this country?

If schools are to play their part in reducing obesity, they need to develop healthy eating policies that are implemented in every day school life, urges dietitian Dimple Thakrar.

Following the announcement by the government of an impending Sugar Tax and a renewed focus on the dangers of sugary drinks, Education Business evaluates the importance of nutritional value in children’s diets and the importance of hydration for students.

What more can schools do to create healthy habits for a lifetime? Linda Cregan from the Children’s Food Trust gives her tips.



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