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Devon Norse maintain Silver Food For Life status

November 2017

Devon Norse has maintained its Silver ‘Food for Life Served Here’ award for its school catering.


It is the 9th consecutive year that Devon Norse has achieved the Soil Associations Food for Life’ certification, having been upgraded from bronze to silver in 2016.


“The award clearly demonstrates Devon Norse’s commitment to serving local, fresh and honest food to 135 schools across the region.,” commented Devon Norse Catering Operations Manager Sarah Harrison, said.


The award was presented to the company at the 2017 Farm Wise event by Mark Machin of the Soil Association.


The Food for Life Served Here award is an independent scheme that guarantees food meets certain criteria, including using fresh, local and honest produce that is free from undesirable additives, colourings and sweeteners. The scheme is available to caterers and suppliers in a number of industries, including education, hospitals & care facilities and workplaces.


Rich Watts, Senior Food for Life Served Here Manager at the Soil Association Certification said; “Increases in the cost of ingredients and budget pressures across the economy are forcing caterers to work much harder to maintain their commitment to serving local fresh and honest food. Devon Norse has never wavered, and is dedicated to serving a Silver level menu during these times. This is highly commendable and will be greatly appreciated by the 135 schools receiving school meals from the organisation.”