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The Calorie Reduction Summit

The Calorie Reduction Summit takes place at The Royal Society, London on June 26thand provides a vital and timely forum to bring together industry, out-of-home and on-the-go, academia, policymakers and public health to discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by developments in nutrition policy, examine the science and evidence around calorie reduction and portion control and discuss what further steps are needed.    

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National Advertising Campaign

As part of our preparations for British Sandwich Week 2018, the BSA can reveal a major initiative - a special sandwich supplement in a national newspaper. Here's BSA PR, Sam Day with more.

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Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day

To celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day on April 12, Londoners will be able to buy the world's first all black cheese toastie, a sandwich that has got people confused, intrigued and hungry. 

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Coveris launches revolutionary plastic-free sandwich skillet

Leading packaging manufacturer Coveris has revealed a revolutionary new plastic-free sandwich skillet that is more easily recycled within the UK infrastructure.

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The IGD Eating Out Report

The IGD has launched a new report on the eating out sector which found that 31% of consumers would eat out more frequently if more healthy options were on offer.

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New Immigration Statistics Raise Further Concerns

The continued decline in EU immigrants coming to the UK to work highlights the increasingly critical shortage of workers in the UK food industry.

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Spring into The Sammies 2018

Spring is in the air and it’s arrival signifies we are one step closer to the industry’s most popular event, The Sammies otherwise known as The British Sandwich Industry Awards.

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Response to the Scottish Goverment's 'A Healthier Future' Consultation

The British Sandwich and Food to Go Association has published it's response to the Scottish Government’s ‘A Healthier Future’ Consultation.

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Bin It: Tackling Waste

Consumers and businesses are being prevented from recycling effectively by the lack of a cohesive approach to handing waste by local authorities and waste recyclers, according to work by the British Sandwich and Food to Go Association.

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BSA Response to the Migration Advisory Committee

The British Sandwich and Food to Go Association has published it's response to the recent Migration Advisory Committee.

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Leathams: Virtually Refreshed

Leathams, the self-styled innovators in food, have just undertaken a complete refresh of their website and it’s a feast for the eye. 

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Associations Welcome Home Affairs Report but.....

The British Sandwich and Food to Go Association, together with the Pizza Pasta & Italian Food Association and Café Life Association, have welcomed the Home Affairs Committee’s report on immigration published 15 January 2018 which calls for much stronger co-ordination between immigration policy and the labour market, as well as open and honest debate on the issues.

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MCA Food to Go Conference

The MCA Food to Go Conference addresses the fast-growing  food-to-go market. Capitalise on the business growth based on insight with an exclusive offer for BSA members. The MCA food-to-go conference takes place on 7th February 2018 at Ham Yard Hotel, London.  

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Greggs Launches Apprenticeship Scheme

Greggs has launched an apprenticeship scheme to fast-track its national expansion plans and develop the next generation of retail talent.

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Subway wins the IGD Food-To-Go Award 2017

Subway has won the IGD Food-To-Go Operator of the Year award, beating shortlisted brands included Burger King, Greggs, KFC, McDonald’s and Pret A Manger.

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Subway® brand supports world sandwich day

Every Sub made in UK Subway® stores nationwide on 3rd November will trigger a 5p donation to a national food charity, providing food to vulnerable people. The campaign will be supported by an ATL, in-store and social media campaign, including exclusive YouTube content featuring the “Subsquad™”

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Get a taste for the next big thing…

Food Matters Live is fast becoming the best place to discover the latest products and innovation driving demand among health conscious consumers.

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Conference 2017 - the Presentations

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the BSA Conference in Central London, it was a fantastically thought provoking day with great insight from our top speakers. Special thanks to RAP for their continued support.

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On The Go Drinkers Want More Recycling Bins Not a Cup Charge

In a recent survey conducted by Kantar TNS just 17% of UK consumers of coffee on the go said they would be more inclined to recycle their cups if charged 5p.

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Senior Sandwich Production Manager Vacancy - Madrid

An exciting life-changing opportunity for a senior sandwich production manager, for an established and respected Spanish sandwich manufacturer, based in Madrid, Spain.

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