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Childhood obesity problem growing worse

By Admin | Mar 12, 2019

The rate of obesity in children aged between ten and eleven has increased by more than one-third over the last 12 years, according to latest research. Data from the national Child Measurement programme overseen by Public Health England reveals that childhood obesity rates in the poorest parts of the country are double those in the…

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Join our team – vacancies​ at Whitco

By Vita Whitaker | Feb 11, 2019

If you’re looking for an exciting new career challenge for 2019 and you’ve got what it takes to join our great team, we’d love to hear from you…

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Vegan food moves into the lookalike market

By Admin | Feb 8, 2019

The vegan ‘bleeding’ burger has arrived in the UK, providing a meat-free alternative for vegans, vegetarians and flexitarians.  The plant-based alternative to the world’s favourte hot sandwich has been gaining grund in restaurant chains around the UK and is now set to break into the retail market in 2019. British company Moving Mountains has teamed…

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More smaller pubs calling final ‘last orders’

By Admin | Feb 7, 2019

Britain’s pubs are disappearing fast – more than a quarter have called last orders for the final time since 2000. Most at risk are small independent pubs – particularly those on city outskirts, according to a report by the Office of National Statistics. Drinkers have moved pubs, rather than give up and large commercial chain…

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Whitco News

By Vita Whitaker | Dec 13, 2018

Hello We have launched our first news deck today, I promise it will get even better as time goes on and some humour will be added, in true Vite style!  A combination of what we are doing, what we hear about and those random snippets that I often throw out via various social media platforms…

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Bakery & Patisserie Customers

By Vita Whitaker | Dec 3, 2018

  We are pleased to announce that we have added two new highly respected bakery consultants to our list of partners, their expertise will bolster the knowledge that we have built up over 24 years and will help us to the bridge the gap that Jeff left, we are currently working with them to review…

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The University Caterers Association – TUCO

By Vita Whitaker | Nov 19, 2018

Whitco are pleased to announce that they have been successful in their Tender and are now a qualified supplier to TUCO. Tony Butler, Whitco’s MD commented that it was a very long process, but we were confident in our approach and we look forward to adding the Whitco value and customer service to this new…

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Do you have a cookery school or a regular class?

By Vita Whitaker | Nov 19, 2018

Whitco would like to hear from businesses based in the county…. Call 01 832 735007 or email

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Food and drink winners take centre stage at awards dinner

By Admin | Nov 13, 2018

The county’s leading food professionals celebrated the best in food and drink at the Carlsberg UK Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards in Northampton. The competition, now in its tenth year, celebrates everything great about local produce and drink, recognising excellence within the county’s dining venues and rewarding those who work so hard within the culinary sector.…

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