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The Death of Lunch

According to a number of food trend consultants to the 'Posh People's Supermarkets', the big trend to watch is the blurring of meal times for busy people. Cities, in particular, where many people do not…

Organic Market Growth Continues

Organic The Soil Association’s 2017 Organic Market Report reveals that the UK organic market has grown for its fifth successive year, boosted by a 19.1% increase in organic in the foodservice sector, which is now…

Cut sugar in cakes, chocolate by 20%, industry told

Sugar limits for everyday foods such as biscuits, chocolate bars and cereals have been published by public health officials in a bid to make UK children more healthy. Public Health England is challenging businesses to…

ICSA Kite mark for members

To add the ICSA members logo to your website we would recommend you use the logo image that we host. This means that any changes to the logo in the future will be automatically applied…

Pensions Act – Auto Enrolment

Becoming a business owner certainly has its advantages: take having greater control over your working day, coupled with the feeling that you’ve built something of your own – for many it’s all that’s needed to…

Fairtrade Fortnight

After the excesses of Christmas and New Year, let us turn our thought to the rest of the world where many struggle every day to survive and keep their families from being hungry.  ICSA will…

Carrageenan Ban. 

Carrageenan is a thickener and stabiliser derived from seaweed that food companies use in a wide range of products. Low fat dairy, nondairy milks, and yogurts are some of the common grocery items that contain…

ALDI- The highest-paying supermarket in UK.

ALDI is to give more than 3,000 staff a pay rise making it the highest-paying supermarket in the UK. Employees at the bargain chain will earn £8.53 an hour and £9.75 if they live in London, starting…

Organic Aldi

  A supermarket that is known for its low prices is starting to make a name for itself as a health food store. In recent years, Aldi has been removing certain pesticides and chemicals from…

News: New English Language Requirements implemented

  As reported in Personnel Today the new English language requirements for public-sector workers in customer-facing roles came into force on 21 November 2016, following the publication this week of provisions under the Immigration Act…

ICSA in the press

Since ICSA launched in 2014,  we have been featured in national press articles such as the Daily Express, Daily Telegraph and Metro,  high end food publications delicious., and Food&Travel Magazine and flagship sustainability publication The…

Ireland’s mushroom farmers hit by Brexit

Ireland's mushroom industry provides a stark warning to the rest of the country's economy about the damage a sustained weakness in sterling could inflict on Irish exporters, the sector most vulnerable to the impact of…

Book your Christmas courses now!

Gingerbread stars from Swinton Park Want to provide a show- stopping Christmas this year? Cook the perfect Christmas dinner? Whether you'd like to brush up on some classics or try your hand at something brand…

10 Best Father’s Day Cookery Courses

Give the foodie man in your life a day he will love and teach him to make food you will love too! Add a bit of spice and get those manly hands chopping, curing and…

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