Sunday 19thMay marks the start of British Sandwich Week. This week celebrates the most iconic British culinary invention – the sandwich.
The Sammies Awards 2019 will undoubtedly remain a wonderful memory for many of our winners this year. The evening saw us celebrate successes from across this vibrant industry from high street favourite Greggs collecting a hat-trick of awards to some wonderful independent sandwich shops across the UK celebrating glory in these nationally acclaimed awards.
Join us for a Presentation on the Sandwich Market by Gavin Rothwell, Head of Food-to-go at IGD preceding the British Sandwich Designer of the Year 2019 Grand Final.
Following on from the FSA’s #easytoASK allergen campaign, which encouraged 16-24-year-olds to speak up about their allergies or food intolerances when eating out, ordering in or cooking with friends, the FSA will be continuing to help build awareness with a campaign in readiness for Valentine’s Day.
Following the success of last year’s show, the BSA is once again delighted to be supporting Commercial Kitchen at the NEC Birmingham 4-5 June – the UK’s only event dedicated to the running of efficient, profitable kitchen operations.
As part of the Food Standards Agency #EasytoAsk Allergen Awareness campaign we have collaborated on a new logo that can be used across all printed media.
The British Sandwich Association's recent guidelines for labelling sandwiches and food to go products under the new Food Information regulations has been approved as Assured Advice by Trading Standards.
The BSA has finalised advice on how to deal with allergens. We hope this will help to establish a consistent approach to allergen labelling.
The BSA has responded to PHE’s Calorie Reduction proposals. Click here to read more - BSA PHE Reponse (PDF)
Sandwiches hit the CNN news agenda this week as talk turns to importing food ingredients.
The British sandwich industry has once again proved that it is adept at bringing Christmas cheer to the High Street well in advance of the festivities getting underway.
We have updated all our social media channels so we can make sure that the BSA is accesible however you wish to communicate.
Following the recent headlines surrounding the inquest into the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who passed away due to an allergic reaction after consuming a baguette containing sesame seeds, the British Sandwich & Food to Go Association would like to draw attention to the BSA guidelines on labelling published.
The BSA has responded to Channel 5's new consumer show Shop Smart Save Money and their investigation into under-filled sandwiches.
Thursday 10th May saw the Sandwich and Food-to Go Industry come together to celebrate the humble sandwich and bestow honour on some of the country’s greatest.
To celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day on April 12, Londoners will be able to buy the world's first all black cheese toastie, a sandwich that has got people confused, intrigued and hungry.
Leading packaging manufacturer Coveris has revealed a revolutionary new plastic-free sandwich skillet that is more easily recycled within the UK infrastructure.
The IGD has launched a new report on the eating out sector which found that 31% of consumers would eat out more frequently if more healthy options were on offer.
The continued decline in EU immigrants coming to the UK to work highlights the increasingly critical shortage of workers in the UK food industry.
The British Sandwich and Food to Go Association has published it's response to the Scottish Government’s ‘A Healthier Future’ Consultation.
Consumers and businesses are being prevented from recycling effectively by the lack of a cohesive approach to handing waste by local authorities and waste recyclers, according to work by the British Sandwich and Food to Go Association.
The British Sandwich and Food to Go Association has published it's response to the recent Migration Advisory Committee.
The British Sandwich and Food to Go Association, together with the Pizza Pasta & Italian Food Association and Café Life Association, have welcomed the Home Affairs Committee’s report on immigration.
Greggs has launched an apprenticeship scheme to fast-track its national expansion plans and develop the next generation of retail talent.
Subway has won the IGD Food-To-Go Operator of the Year award, beating shortlisted brands included Burger King, Greggs, KFC, McDonald’s and Pret A Manger.
In a recent survey conducted by Kantar TNS just 17% of UK consumers of coffee on the go said they would be more inclined to recycle their cups if charged 5p.
Administrators at FRP Advisory cease trading the business and seek buyers for the assets.