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Compass rolls out Hydracs system across UK sites as it targets zero-scale position

Compass rolls out Hydracs system across UK sites as it targets zero-scale position

Compass UK is aiming to improve water quality and safeguard the performance of its coffee equipment by rolling out a specialist filter cartridge management system across its UK business. The company is using the Hydracs system from its service partner, Hertfordshire-based Espresso Service, to give it complete transparency on sites that it operates across the


Equipment plays starring role in differentiating Compass’ new coffee brands

Multinational contract foodservice firm Compass has ramped up its branded operations by rolling out two new B2B coffee brands across the UK and Ireland with varied USPs. With its new brands, Peak St. and Crackle & Hum, which were unveiled yesterday at a special press launch, the company is using its choice of coffee machines to

UK’s 15 biggest caterers rack up sales of £5.08 billion

The top 15 contract caterers in the UK market are collectively generating more than £5 billion a year in sales, new figures revealed. Compass Group remains far and away the largest player in the sector with UK revenues of £1.98 billion last year. Sodexo takes the number two position, with sales of £1.19 billion, although

Top chains sign up to Lunch! as it prepares to make ExCel debut

A collection of the UK’s biggest food-to-go specialists are among those set to visit London’s Lunch! show later this month. Tesco, Sainsbury’s, M&S Food, Pret A Manger, Greggs, Costa Coffee, Caffe Nero, Co-op, WH Smith, Waitrose, Starbucks, EAT., LEON, McDonald’s, and Compass Group will all be sending representatives as the show celebrates its tenth anniversary. Lunch!, which

Caterer lands giant foodservice contract worth £60m

Education caterer Chartwells has been awarded the biggest single site foodservice contract that has come to the higher education market in recent years, following a competitive tender process. Valued at £60m, Chartwells will deliver an innovative and ambitious food offer that will enhance the student experience at Brunel University London. In a further commitment, Chartwells

Team England prove too hot for kitchen rivals at Culinary Olympics

Compass Group UK & Ireland is celebrating after some of its best chefs returned from the World Culinary Olympics victorious with 10 awards, including a Gold for Team England for the first time. The 24th edition of the global culinary contest, which took place this week, saw 40 nations and more than 2,000 professional chefs

Compass reveals it will recruit 1,500 apprentices by 2017

Contract caterer Compass Group UK & Ireland has announced plans to grow the number of apprentices it employs to 1,500 by the end of 2017. The move reinforces its status as one of the UK’s top 100 apprenticeship employers. It has trained more than 3,000 apprentices during the last five years and currently recruits at

Operator Q&A: Compass Group talks kitchen kit for hospitals

Compass Group’s healthcare catering division specialises in supporting hospitals both within the public and private sectors. FEJ caught up with the company’s healthcare marketing director, Kevin Hall, to find out how he sees the business developing. What are the main trends that you see when it comes to foodservice and the UK healthcare sector? We