Blog & Insights

Food insights play a key role in our approach to proactive procurement and effective supply chain management – and we like to share! From food trends and innovation, to marketplace updates, industry news, food price index reports and expert insights, our blog provides thought-provoking analysis on a range of interesting topics…

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  • Food & Catering Procurement
  • Food & Drink Industry
  • Food for Thought
  • Food Trends & Innovation
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
Food that boosts our immune system

Can food boost our immune system?

Since Covid-19 came into our lives, the focus on our immune system and immune boosting foods has been everywhere. The media is full of advice on how to ‘boost’ your immune system, with many claims of certain supplements or foods boosting our immune system to reduce the chance of contracting Covid-19, but what is the truth behind it all? Tess Warnes, BSc RD, allmanhall’s Registered Dietitian explains…

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School Caterers PPE lockdown pandemic

Operational compliance considerations for school caterers during a pandemic

Previously an independent education Head of Catering, and now allmanhall’s Director of Client Services, Hayden Hibbert, looks at today’s practical foodservice considerations. He addresses day to day changes catering teams can make to cope with the impact of Covid-19…

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Crate of apples

Concerned about quality?

Alastair Cupper, Procurement Manager at allmanhall, looks at quality considerations around fresh produce this autumn and the added complexity brought on by supply chain disruptions as a result of Brexit and potential border delays.

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Allergies - Natasha's Law

Natasha’s Law: An Update

allmanhall’s Registered Dietitian, Tess Warnes BSc RD, explains the latest regarding the new law around allergen management that will come into force in October 2021. ‘Natasha’s Law’ follows the tragic death of a teenager and Tess looks at what is classed as a Pre-Packed Food for Direct Sale and what caterers need to do in preparation…

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