Associations Welcome Home Affairs Report but…

The Pizza Pasta & Italian Food Association together with the British Sandwich and Food to Go Association and Café Life Association, have welcomed the Home Affairs Committee’s report on immigration published 15 January 2018 which calls for much stronger co-ordination between immigration policy and the labour market, as well as open and honest debate on the issues.

The PAPA Awards Winners 2017

The 28th Annual PAPA Awards have recognised and awarded the best in the Italian Food Industry. From the finest spaghetti to the best pizza delivery company, The PAPAS have searched the country to find the Italian food industry’s finest.

Wood Burning Ban Reprieve

The Pizza Pasta & Italian Food Association has received assurances from the Mayor of London’s office that pizzerias using wood burning stoves are safe – at least for the time being.

PAPA Assured Advice

PAPA has agreed to take on a Statutory Primary Authority Role to represent its member and encourage consistent standards across the industry by providing Assured Advice on environmental health and trading standards issues.

PAPA Welcomes immigration review but…

The Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food Association has welcomed the Government’s decision to ask the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to review the economic consequences of tighter controls over EU migrants but remains concerned that this is coming too late as the lack of assurances are already hitting the industry, particularly with reports of Cabinet splits over the issue.

Food allergic consumers more confident about eating out

New research shows that people with food allergies and intolerances are more confident about eating out since allergen information rules were introduced in 2014. The study presents strong evidence that the legislation has had a positive impact and that good allergen information is good for business.

The PAPA Report

For the first time ever, PAPA has pulled together an industry-wide view giving a breakdown of valuse, challenges and opportunities in the Pizza and Pasta markets in the UK. You can obtain a copy today.