Sustainability

Piccalilli Catering believes that we have a responsibility to care for and protect the environment in which we operate. We are fully committed to improving environmental performance across all of our business activities, and will encourage our business partners and members of the wider community to join us in this effort.

Piccalilli Catering recognises our key impact to be in the areas of:

  • Energy use
  • Raw material use
  • Waste generation
  • Emissions to air/water
  • Water use
  • Transport
  • Procurement

Piccalilli Catering strives to:

Adopt the highest environmental standards in all areas of operation, meeting and exceeding all relevant legislative requirements.

  • Currently reassessing and reducing the use of plastic

Source local produce in order to reduce our carbon footprint and support the local community.

Some of our already local suppliers include:

  • Rocklea Markets for fresh vegetables and fruit from local and interstate suppliers.
  • Lettuce and herbs direct from the farm at Marburg—supplying twice weekly.
  • Organic yoghurt from Barambah Organics and the farm ‘Spring Creek’ are certified organic with Biological Farmers of Australia. www.barambahorganics.com.au
  • Milk from Norco Milk—milk and products from Northern New South Wales and Queensland i.e. Beaudesert and Wamuran properties. An interesting read on the history of Norcowww.norco.com.au
  • Wines from Stanthorpe, Hunter Valley, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia.
  • Juice from Grove Juice, who source all their fruit from Australian growers. www.grovejuice.com.au
  • Bread from local Brisbane suppliers Wild Breads & Sol Bakery. www.wildbreads.com.au
  • Gluten Free products, such as organic gluten free wraps, from Old Time Bakery in New South Wales.       This company is 100% Australian owned and their products are certified organic from their factory in Yagoona. www.oldtimebakery.com.au

Assess our organisational activities and identify areas where we can minimise our impact.
Minimise waste through careful and efficient use of all materials and energy

  • Ongoing programme to supply leftover produce and products to Micah Projects, Stepping Stone Clubhouse, Auscare and OzHarvest.

Purchase and use sustainable products wherever feasible:

  • Where possible Piccalilli encourages recycled, FSC or low environmental impact products and energy from renewable sources.

Train employees in good environmental and food safety practices and encourage employee involvement in environmental action.

  • Ongoing training every 2 months for all staff.

Reduce risks from environmental, health or safety hazards for employees and others in the vicinity of our operations.

  • Ongoing training every 2 months for all staff.

 

Adopt an environmentally sound transport strategy.

  • All vehicles are regularly serviced from a local provider.

Assist in developing solutions to environmental problems and to continually assess the environmental impact of all our operations.

  • An area with open input from all staff.

 

Piccalilli Catering has developed a series of action plans, as recommended by Monash Universities’ ‘Sustainable Catering Guide’, to supplement each of our environmental policy objectives. These can be found here.

CORPORATE & SPECIAL EVENTS

 

More than the noble sandwich and beloved sausage roll, Piccalilli are your event catering specialist for the Brisbane region.

From large scale functions and all day conferences to celebrations at home, Piccalilli delivers with fresh food, friendly staff and efficient service.

Call us on 3391 7114 or email [email protected] to create the perfect event

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