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Avian Flu: A guide for labelling 24/02/17

We now understand that some restrictions will be lifted by DEFRA after the 28th February 2017. These restrictions will only be lifted in areas that are not deemed to be high risk and only if bio security measures are in place.

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Winners of the first Fish Finger Sandwich Awards

Gabrielle Sander from Enfield and Chris Lanyon of Chapel Café, Cornwall, are the King and Queen of the fish finger sandwich, as their creations beat stiff competition to see them crowned winners of the Public and Professional categories respectively at the inaugural Birds Eye Fish Finger Sandwich Awards.

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'OFFICE WORKERS ARE STUCK IN A SANDWICH RUT'

Millions of office workers are eating the same lunch every single day, according to a new study commissioned by Hain Daniels’ New Covent Garden Soup.

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Poor weather in Spain and Italy affects some salad crops

Extreme weather conditions in continental Europe, from snow to frost and torrential rain, are impacting some supplies of lettuce and other fresh vegetables to the retail and foodservice sectors in the UK and Ireland.

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Cranks and M&S target vegetarian and vegan food to go

Cranks and M&S have both targeted the fast-growing vegetarian and vegan sector with new ranges. 

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DEFRA - prevention zone for free range egg

Labelling of egg products as Free Range could be affected by a continuation of the DEFRA Prevention Zone.

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BSA Breakthrough on Waste

Thousands of tonnes of food that might otherwise have gone to waste could now become available for feeding the homeless, vulnerable and needy in society following an agreement between the British Sandwich & Food to Go Association (BSA) and Government agencies.

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Making Brexit Work

In a letter to David Davis MP, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Jim Winship, BSA Director, sets out our industry's case and what needs to happen to make it a success for our industry. Read the content of his letter below. 

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Events Calendar

March 2017

16th - Management Committee Meeting
Location: Tri-Star, Enfield

April 2017

6th - Technical Forum Meeting
Location: Allied Mills, Manchester

May 2017

11th - Sammies – The British Sandwich Industry Awards
Location: Lancaster Hotel, London

14-20th - British Sandwich Week

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Food To Go Conference 2017

When: Tuesday 7th February 2017

Where: Ham Yard Hotel, London

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BSA Futures Conference Presentations

The BSA AGM and Conference focussed on the role of technology in shaping the future of the sandwich and food to go industry. 

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BSA Futures Report 2016

Launched at the BSA AGM and Conference in Birmingham on Wednesday 19 October 2016, this unique report looks at the role of technology in our industry. 

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Seafish Guidance on Tuna

Seafish’s regulation team has recently been made aware of an issue with tuna fish that is potentially being imported into the UK. This is an open letter to all members concerned with the use of Tuna. 

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Sammies 2017

The industry’s single greatest award ceremony just got even better. Following its most successful year ever, the British Sandwich Industry Awards have taken yet another stride forward.

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AGM Conference 2016

Join us for our AGM Conference where will be announcing the findings of a unique MBA research project conducted in conjunction with Lancaster University.

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Guidance on Gluten

The Food Standards Agency has issued a guidance note regarding the use of gluten labelling which takes affect from July 20.

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What’s Hot in the USA May 2016

Member special offer: Horizons are offering our members a 21% discount off their report ‘What’s Hot in the USA May 2016’ - £75 rather than £95 - during June only!

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Sandwich Market Data 2016

The sandwich market has expanded and consumers are trading up - two very positive aspects of the UK sandwich market.

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Sammies Awards Winners 2016

What a great year it's been, thanks so much to all our sponsors and judges for their tireless support this year again. The Sammies was a fantastic occasion, yet again, congratulations to the winners and to all those shortlisted, you continue to drive our industry forward. 

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Sandwich Designer of the Year Winner

After a very intense Grand Final with our largest audience ever, Britain's best Sandwich Designer has been chosen from a field of 25 from accross the country. 

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