Decision details

Bristol City Council Good Food Standards for Procurement of Food and Catering Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report requests that Bristol City Council adopts minimum standards for procurement of Food and Catering Services (to be known as the Good Food Standards).


  1. Approved the policy framework for Good Food & Catering Procurement, involving a hierarchy of good food standards that support health and sustainability.
  2. Noted that the good food standards will make use of the Soil Association Food For Life (FFL) Served Here award criteria and the Bristol Eating Better Award - applied appropriately depending on size, type and nature of the food/catering.


Report author: Alison Comley

Publication date: 06/03/2018

Date of decision: 06/03/2018

Decided at meeting: 06/03/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 14/03/2018

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