Our Commitment to Sustainability....
At Aramark we take an ethical approach to everything we do. As we continually look for ways in which we can enrich and nourish the lives of those we serve and employ, we have responsibility with our Supplier Corporate Responsibility forum to work with our supply chain and key suppliers on achieving our and client future CR goals.
All fish sourced at Hucheson Grammer School is accredited with the MSC label. The Marine Stewardship Council fights to end overfishing and protect ocean life, setting the standard for sustainable fishing. The MSC label means that seafood is safe and can be traced back to a sustainable source. To learn more about all the great work that MSC do in protecting the oceans, please visit the official MSC website.
Peas Please accreditation 2019
We will work towards being accredited the Peas Please Accreditation at Hucheson Grammer School and be listed on the Peas Please Pledge Website along with other well-known food providers, we will be commited with the following pledge -
- adding more veg to composite meals where possible.
- making our salad bars and snack offerings more pro-veg
- communicating the health benefits of more veg with our guests
Food Foundation / Peas Please Website
Red Tractor Certification
We source meat and animal-produced products sold and used in our recipes which are Red Tractor certified. This means the certification is assurance that food is traceable, safe and farmed with care.
Meat is sourced from Campbells Catering Butchers. Campbells is not only Red Tractor Certified, but also Farm assured QMS accredited and fully traceable.
Free Range Eggs
All our eggs served at Hucheson Grammer School have the British Lion Egg accreditation. Eggs that carry the British Lion mark have been produced under the stringent requirements of the British Lion Code of Practice which ensures the highest standards of food safety. The code covers the entire production chain and ensures strict food safety controls including the guarantee that all hens are vaccinated against Salmonella and a ‘passport’ system ensuring that all hens, eggs and feed are fully traceable.
We are committed to supporting Fairtrade as much as possible. Throughout our outlets you will find fairtrade products from Coffee in our exclusive 53.3 Degrees Coffee Brand, also not only Fairtrade and Rainforest alliance endorsed but also organic. Every coffee and tea served is fully traceable back to its origin. Other products on campus range from Chocolate bars and snacks also fairtrade accredited.
We support Fairtrade Fortnight with highlighting the importance of the foundation, for more information on Fairtrade visit the foundation website.
Aramark at Hucheson Grammer School strives to commit to providing healthier dishes on campus, and this is demonstrated by working towards achieving the healthyliving award across all food areas.
Healthyliving award demonstrates that 50% of all menu options available are a healthier alternative.
Food Waste Recycling
All foods waste whether its from Onion Peel or Chicken Bones from our kitchens, down to left over food waste from your plate is recycled in Aberdeenshire, Keenan recycling Ltd is the largest food recycling plant in the UK. Although as a company we try to minimise on food waste, rest assured its all recycled and put back into the land for agricultural purposes.
Visit the official Kennan recycling Ltd website to learn where your campus food waste goes....
Keenan recycling Ltd official website
Waste Oil Recycling
Olleco offer the UK food manufacturing industry a compliant and comprehensive collection service for used vegetable oils and fats, as well as fats from meat cooking. Materials are collected by Olleco across campus regulary and safely. You can also be assured in the knowledge that everything Olleco collects is recycled and converted into renewable energy in the form of biodiesel.