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Recipe 4 health award

Lancashire Trading Standards scheme for caterers, Recipe 4 Health, is here to help you! 

If you are a catering business that has a focus on healthy eating, cares about the environment, and is socially responsible, read on. 

Recipe 4 Health awards businesses at three levels - Bronze, Silver and Gold.

At each level, you have to show you are compliant with food safety, food standards, licensing and age restricted sales legislation and have an awareness of healthy eating, environmental issues, allergens and alcohol issues. 

The award is free, and you need to have passed your last environmental health inspection then complete a self assessment form, which asks for information about your business. This is then returned to Trading Standards, who will assess the form and any evidence provided. In some cases a quick telephone chat might be needed or a short visit to your premises. If Trading Standards feel you meet the criteria of the award, then you will be notified by us and receive your award through the post. The whole process should take no longer than 1 month. 

All businesses with the award will be promoted on our website, and through publicity of the scheme in council buildings. 

What are the benefits for your business?

Once you gain the Recipe 4 Health award, you will get;
 

A promo pack - an eye catching certificate and other promotional materials to display in your premises – great for attracting customers

Online promotion - your business details will be entered onto our website which is promoted around the county.


Free menu analysis - using our specially developed software, we can analyse your best selling recipes to identify their nutritional values – carbs, fat, calories – whatever you think will make them fly off the shelf into the hands of your health conscious customers!
 

Discounted advertising - you will have the chance to buy discounted ads in targeted "advertorials" in local newspapers – great for spreading the word

Why not apply?

Simply fill out the application form below which you can print off and return to us at:

Lancashire Trading Standards,
Room D21, County Hall,
Pitt Street,
Preston,
PR1 0LD 

or

Save on postage and paper by filling in the form electronically, save it and email it back to: tsgeneralmail@lancashire.gov.uk. 

We encourage you to include evidence with your application, please scan it and attach it to the email, or send copies if you are returning your application by post.