Bartlett Mitchell Ltd
F2. Salt Reduction (pledge now closed)
1 January, 2013
Submitted: 17 May, 2012
Bartlett Mitchell Ltd is a fresh food contract caterer and is committed to improving the health and knowledge of all its customers and teams.Our commitment to reducing the amount of salt our teams and customers consume daily has resulted in the detailed measurement of salt we purchase on a monthly basis for not only cooking purposes but also the amounts consumed by our customers at the dinner table. Where our clients allow us to remove salt cellars altogether from the dining table we shall. Monthly information is correlated which we review and our expectation is to reduce usage by over 15% pro rata at the end of 2012. Purchasing decisions of products salt content will also been undertaken and changes have been made to ensure strict guidelines are adhered to.Customer knowledge and awareness is key also to the success of our commitment to the pledge and we are improving this by having our salt DARE card marketing in place to keep them aware of the benefits of reducing salt intake.Team training is also underway to allow a greater understanding and appropriateness of salt usage especially through the cooking process.