Promoted: Post LACA Spotlight

If you weren’t able to attend LACA’s Main Event recently, here is a selection of the best suppliers who were there and a round-up of what they were exhibiting.



51% of hospitality professionals believe investing in quality equipment and maintenance schedules is most important to help future proof their business.[1]

BRITA Managed Services can support your school kitchen with preventative maintenance. By offering bespoke packages tailored to your organisation’s needs, from monitoring your filter usage and carrying out essential filter exchanges, to training and reporting, you can rely on your equipment to have a longer life span and deliver a smooth service when you need it most. 

0844 742 4940

[1] Research is from 3GEM for BRITA Professional conducted with 500 hospitality businesses (March 2021)



We help local authorities and schools overcome their catering challenges with end-to-end technology thatdrives efficiency and supports compliance.  

Civica Saffron kitchen management software, Cashless catering, parental payments and the new CivicaEats mobile pre-order app work seamlessly to enhance catering operations in schools, academies and colleges. We can help you deliver an efficient , sustainable service and navigate increasingly complex food safety legislation.  By removing cash from the queue you’ll reduce the potential bullying too.

All delivered by education sector specialists with unrivalled understanding of the challenges and regulatory updates that are impacting school kitchens.



Did you see us at LACA?

Whilst we were there, we showcased our BRAND NEW Asian plant based range of Bao Buns, ‘No Chick’ Filled Steamed Buns, ‘No Chick’ Gyoza’s, our very delicious ‘Grab & Go’ WAT KITCHEN for instant snackisfaction, along with our fabulous range of frozen MSC Fish, Red Tractor Meat & Poultry, Gluten Free and Vegetarian options. These are all available for children to enjoy & make catering easier in the kitchen.

We would love to hear from you, so why not get in touch to find out how we can make your menu stand out.

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01590 677616

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Hobart Equipment Division UK creates machines that work smarter for professional kitchens across the foodservice industry. Offering state-of-the art, high specification warewashers and a class-leading range of cooking and food prep equipment, there really is a machine to suit every operation. With almost 125 years in business, Hobart is thestandard bearer, supporting operators with highly advantageous interest-free packages, enabling them to get the right equipment for the requirements of their site. 

0844 888 7777



We loved seeing so many of you at this year’s LACA main event. We hope you enjoyed tasting the regional tapas dishes developed by our Chefs on the stand. 

We enjoyed ‘Celebrating Homegrown’ with you, with all of McCain’s Simply Products made with British, sustainably sourced potatoes. To find out more about some of the farmers we work with, please have a look at our website.

It was great to help you understand more about the Simply Range and how it can help you to build a healthier menu at your school without compromising on taste. 

Thank you for coming, we look forward to seeing you again at another event soon.



You might not realise Birds Eye, Aunt Bessie’s and Goodfellas are all part of Nomad Foods and together, currently offer a wide range of products from Fish Fingers and Yorkshire Puddings, Roast Potatoes, Meat Free Burgers and Chicken-Less strips. We’re excited to announce that our Green Cuisine range is now available for Foodservice. The range is 100% Vegan, made with Pea and Wheat protein or just vegetables and contains no Soya. What’s more…you can rely on our foodservice team every time to deliver a consistently high quality, great tasting range of frozen products to add inspiration to your menus.

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07763 868924



At Proper Cornish we have over 30 years of baking experience and we are passionate about making delicious pastry products – simply made proper to taste proper.

Our new Vegan Pizza Roll was recently launched at LACA.  This delicious pizza roll, which is under 300 calories, is reminiscent of a margherita pizza topping and provides a sweet aroma of tomato and herbs.  With two sizes available (primary and secondary school compliant) we know students will love them!

Our school range also consists of a Hand-made Traditional Cornish pasty and two sausage rolls, all meeting the Food for Life Standard.

[email protected]

01208 265830



Tilda Foodservice was thrilled to be back at live shows with LACA: Main Event! 

The rice people showed their commitment to transforming school menus with the help of their brand-new school friendly recipes, created in partnership with Veg Power and ITV. 

Showcased in a live cook-along, Tilda chefs demoed just how easy the new Brown & White rice recipes are, as well as the importance of nutrition for children. As part of Tilda’s pledge to Mary’s Meals, they also committed to doubling their meal donations for every LACA sign up!