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Katie Imms

SSP opens new units at Taipei Station

Food and drink travel operator SSP has opened three new units at Taipei Station, Taiwan.

Jamie Oliver opens third Italian restaurant in Brazil

Chef and restaurateur Jamie Oliver has opened his third Jamie’s Italian in Brazil this week, in the southern city of Curitiba.

The countdown is on: Commercial Kitchen 2018!

With just a few weeks to go until the annual Commercial Kitchen show (5-6 June), organisers are gearing up for yet “another fantastic show” – with over 2,000 attendees expected.

Food and drink manufacturers ‘urged’ to make products healthier

The 2018 Access to Nutrition Index (ANI) shows that the world’s largest food and beverage companies need to make their products healthier, more affordable and more accessible in order to aid global nutrition.

Sodexo backs Veg Power Fund to ‘transform children’s attitudes and drive consumption’

Caterer Sodexo has this week backed the newly launched ‘Veg Power Fund,’ which hopes to “transform children’s current attitude to vegetables” and “drive up veg consumption” across the UK.

Costa and McDonald’s join forces to support ‘Keep Scotland Beautiful’

Global chains McDonald’s and Costa Coffee teamed up last week (12-20 May) as part of environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful’s national ‘Give Your Litter A Lift’ campaign.

Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons opens first restaurant in Northern Ireland

Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons is to open its first restaurant in Northern Ireland (NI) this month – set to launch in Belfast on 25 May.

International facilities management companies, Atalian and Servest, formally merged

Following the creation of a joint venture in 2016, the two international facilities services companies, Atalian and Servest, have formally merged to create Atalian Servest, one of the world’s largest facilities management (FM) outsourcing companies.

Sandwich chain Pret a Manger makes German debut

High street chain Pret a Manger is to open its first shop in Germany ‘later this year,’ in partnership with Station Food.

Compass named Workplace and Catering Sandwich Retailer for second year

Catering company Compass Group UK & Ireland has this week (11 May) retained its title as the Workplace and Catering Sandwich Retailer of the year, at The British Sandwich Industry Awards.