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Promoting local procurement by local authority institutions

Schools, hospitals, nurseries and company refectories serve hundreds of thousands of meals every day and are demanding more healthy, local produce. There is genuine consensus on the merits of local sourcing for collective catering, but producers are faced with complicated local authority regulations on procurement, and for the local authorities themselves, any preference for purchasing from local producers and artisans comes up against legal constraints. These information sheets clarify the link between public procurement and local food products: how to describe your requirements in a way that enables local producers to supply them, and how to reduce surcharges.

Some successful local experiences:

Recipe

Teurgoule

Brief history Teurgoule is a culinary speciality of Normandy that goes back to the 18th century. It was invented by François Orceau de Fontette, the

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