April 2006
FoodService Director;4/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p6
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to food service as of April 15, 2006. Richard Cousins will replace Mike Bailey as executive director of Compass Group PLC and also become its new chief executive. Aramark Refreshment Services has acquired the office coffee services business of Country Club Coffee. Compass Group is implementing a policy to purchase sustainable seafood and to avoid threatened species.


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