Public Sector Food
Procurement Initiative (PSFPI)
Associated with Government initiatives to raise health and nutritional
Aims: 'To procure food in a manner that promotes sustainable
development and removes barriers to small and local suppliers'
Objectives: To raise farming standards, encourage more tenders
from small local producers, demand healthy food, reduce environmental
impacts and remove barriers to supply.
Outcomes: These include more demand for assured and organic food;
improved choice for ethnic minorities; reduced waste; and better
working conditions for catering staff.
For schools, the PSFPI provides:
How to do it:
Read the leaflet Unlockinig
opportunities: lifting the lid on public sector food procurement
the PSFPI website