Features

Brexit Slowdown

There's an old saying...'When America coughs, England catches a cold'. That was way back when we were bestest friends with the USA and hadn't found our new playmates  the EU. Right now,  England is coughing and Europe is…

New legislation: RIDDOR

NEWS- New legislation We had a very interesting report on a visit by the EHO at which new legislation which is already now implemented was discussed. Many thanks to Darrin Hosegrove (Chef Director, Ashburton Cookery…

Can Wonky Veg Save the World?

All things bright and beautiful This month we are not going to divulge the latest grains or beans to hit the foody press. Instead we are looking at what is hot in style. The biggest…

Squire’s Kitchen 30th Anniversary

Squires Kitchen’s 30th Anniversary Annual Cake Decorating and Sugarcraft Exhibition took place at the Farnham Maltings in Surrey earlier this month. ICSA member Squires Kitchen International School have revealed their highlights from the weekend. Huge…

Food villains on the shelves- Stats revealed.

The Financial Times  recently of produced a fascinating Special Report entitled The Future of The Food Industry. One of the articles caught our attention and we have reproduced it here - we are confident you…

The Beet goes on…

This month our focus is on the humble beetroot. We have recently seen it appearing in a number of colours - yellow, white, orange and it’s traditional beetroot red.  There have been teeny-weeny ones on…

Cookery School Awards

At our most recent board meeting, the subject of cookery school awards was raised in terms of their relevance and impact on our members. It was the board’s opinion that customers choose schools for a…

Food festivals – September highlights

Ashburton Food & Drink Festival: Saturday 12th September Now in it’s 5th year, the Ashburton Food & Drink Festival is a celebration of the fantastic local food producers and traders that are found in and…

Fair price for milk

Farming leaders and ministers say they have held "productive" talks on the future of dairy farming in the UK following protests over milk prices. Ministers met farming representatives in London, in the wake of dozens…

Food selling overhaul needed

The UK’s farming unions have told Government, the EU and the food industry that a sizeable change in the way food is sold is needed in order to avoid dire consequences for the farming industry…

New tourism minister supports cut in tourism VAT

Tracey Crouch supports cut in the VAT rate to 5% for tourism and hospitality businesses as one of her first comments as she takes on the role of minister with responsibility for sport and tourism in the Department…

ICSA NEWS : Supermarkets step up to the plate.

Tesco is starting a scheme which could hand tens of thousands of tonnes of surplus food from its stores to local charities as supermarkets come under rising pressure to reduce waste. The UK’s biggest supermarket…

ICSA Loves….

The School of Artisan Food, where ICSA president Stella West-Harling attended what she described as 'the most entertaining, thought-provoking and informative foodie weekend.' The guest list assembled by the School's founder and chair of trustees…

Game of dips

  According to trend gurus Baum and Whiteman, the very latest king of foods crowned in the US is the humble pot of hummus. Once a niche product, eaten primarily by Arab and Israeli immigrants…

ICSA news

This month ICSA focused on Jamie's food education campaign and National Vegetarian week, which saw some great recipes from veg soc with their sharing platters and veggie feasts. We were delighted to welcome the fabulous…

Last minute Courses

COOKERY SCHOOL AT LITTLE PORTLAND STREET • Afternoon Tea class - Sat 30th May http://www.cookeryschool.co.uk/product/high-tea-class-1/ • Jewish Cooking - Thursday 4th June http://www.cookeryschool.co.uk/product/jewish-cooking-class/ • Bread - Friday 5th June http://www.cookeryschool.co.uk/product/bread-making-class-3/ • Italian food for family…

Food Trends

http://www.moba.co.uk/ MOBA, 53 Goodge Street, London   Stella says ‘I spotted these guys on their first day of opening at the end of March near Soho Square in London. Loved the food, loved their style…

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