LACA Nan Berger Memorial Award

PKL and BAM Win Joint Award for Food Cube

PKL was awarded LACA's Nan Berger Memorial Award in 2012 in recognition of the company's joint work with BAM FM on school Food Cubes. The award is for innovation in school foodservice, and PKL and BAM FM's joint win comes after months of hard work by both organisations in developing the Food Cube.

PKL and BAM FM worked together to create a solution to address a number of real-life problems in school catering. The resulting Food Cube is a high quality, bespoke product, designed and manufactured by PKL in response to requirements established through collaboration with BAM FM. The Food Cube is an innovative new, flexible concept, designed for year-round use and with the option of bespoke, brandable finishes. As a sturdy modular building, the Food Cube can be used as an additional servery area and as a tuck shop, and can be located anywhere in the school grounds, helping to ease lunchtime congestion. The Food Cube has been proven to increase school food sales by over 20%, keep pupils on site during break and lunchtimes, and raise the profile of the school catering service.

Lee Vines, Sales and Marketing Director, said, "We are honoured to have received this award, as it recognises all the hard work which has gone in to developing the Food Cube. It's fantastic that the Food Cube has been such a success, and we are now supplying Food Cubes to schools across the country."

Read a case study of Oasis Academy, an example of a Food Cube provided to BAM FM, here.