Press releases


Pupils Enjoy Virtual Food Education Sessions During ISS’ Green Fingers – The Big Grow

  ISS’ school catering teams celebrated gardening and plant-based eating in the run up to half term 17th-28th May 2021 by engaging with schools nationally to encourage pupils to try more healthy, natural foods. The caterers partnered with Innocent Drinks, who run their own ‘The Big Grow’ initiative and sponsored the fortnight with classroom gardening kits, seed packs […]

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ISS Launches New Approach to Help Stay Well for Winter

The Food Services arm of ISS’ UK business has published its renewed health and wellbeing strategy, created to support its customers in workplace, education and healthcare retail environments in staying well this winter and into the new year The plan, which focuses on supporting physical, mental and emotional wellness, hopes to provide both adults and […]

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ISS and innocent drinks gets Kids Gardening During Lockdown with Virtual Event

The ISS Education Food Services annual ‘Green Fingers’ initiative in May 2020 was successfully hosted on social media due to Corona Virus lockdown conditions. The caterers partnered with innocent drinks for the second consecutive year; over 18,000 packets of seeds were given to thousands of vulnerable children and children of key workers in the packed […]

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Two Awards at the EDUcatering Excellence Awards for ISS

Managing Director for ISS Food Services, Mark Davies, has been given the Lifetime Achievement award at this year’s EDUcatering Excellence awards. The award recognises an individual who stands above all others in their lifetime achievements, dedication, and the enormous contribution they have given to the education catering industry. Linda Cregan, ISS Education’s Food Service Director, […]

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Mark Davies wins the Roger Davis Outstanding Achievement Award at LACA 2019

Mark Davies, Managing Director, ISS Food Services, won the Roger Davis Outstanding Achievement Award at the LACA Awards for Excellence 2019 for his significant contribution to the school meals industry. The Roger Davis Outstanding Achievement Award represents the highest accolade that can be bestowed upon an individual within education catering. It is awarded to the […]

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ISS crowns School Chef of the Year 2019

  On 5thJune 2019 Cameron Dunbar, chef at The Hayesbrook School in Tonbridge, Kent was awarded the top prize at the annual ISS Education Chef of the Year (COTY) competition. The competition takes school chefs out of their comfort zone and challenges them to create fine dining calibre dishes. Cameron impressed the judges in the […]

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ISS wins FSM Innovation Award for Feeding Excellence Every Day

ISS has been awarded this year’s Innovation Award at the FSM Awards for its primary schools’ service excellence programme, Feeding Excellence Every Day (FEED). The annual FSM Awards recognises those outstanding individuals who have made a huge contribution to the contract catering industry. Dawn Harvey, Regional Operations Director within ISS’ Food Services – Schools sector, […]

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ISS serves over 120k curries during National School Meals Week

ISS’ school catering business had a busy National School Meals Week (NSMW) this year supporting the Lead Association for Catering in Education’s (LACA) celebrations. The 12th-16thNovember was the 25thanniversary of LACA’s NSMW celebrations. ISS took the opportunity to support LACA as much as possible in promoting great school meals. The Nation’s Favourite School Meal was […]

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