Menu
My Shopping Bag

NEWS

Supporting Dementia Awareness Week 2022 - apetito reveals NEW innovative IDDSI Level 5 Desserts

Published: 17th May 2022


After many months in development, leading supplier of meals to the Care Homes sector, apetito, has extended its award-winning range of texture modified meals and launched a brand-new range of IDDSI Level 5 desserts, giving care homes more choice to support residents who are living with dysphagia (a swallowing condition often associated with Dementia that results in residents requiring a softer diet).

Hard on the heels of the launch of its Finger Foods Bites, which has been a game changer for care homes catering for residents living with dementia, apetito’s new and market-leading Level 5 desserts are based on firm traditional favourites – namely Rice Pudding, Apple Sponge and the much-loved classic, Sticky Toffee Sponge.

The desserts have been developed with taste and nutritional content, front of mind. The new dishes are also gluten free, and the Sticky Toffee Sponge caters for those at risk of malnutrition, providing an energy dense option.

apetito’s texture modified meals have been carefully moulded to look (and taste) exactly like the original dish they are based on, offering residents the ability to dine with dignity and return enjoyment to mealtimes. The company works hard to understand the needs of those living with swallowing difficulties and leads the market in the creation of soft and pureed meals that look and taste delicious and are safe for residents to eat.

Richard Woodward, general manager of apetito Care Homes Division says:
“A strong focus for our business is looking at the future of dementia-friendly dining, which is something that our care home customers take very seriously.

“We continue to work in close collaboration with our customers to understand their needs and their challenges and are proud to have developed this delicious new range of safe and nutritionally balanced desserts that we hope their residents will enjoy.”

Article Tags

New products Premier partner Press release

Read the latest news stories from the care catering sector including regional and national stories, NACC members news and key industry updates.

You can search for news items by region and by date and also please take a look at the tagged items for topical stories. We are always on the lookout for great stories, if you would like to share a newsworthy story, please get in touch.

Email: info@nacc.co.uk
Phone: 08707 480 180

Regions


Scotland 119
South East 118
Midlands 118
Wales 119
North 119
South West 121

Year Published

Tags

Award winners (2) Awards (9) Awards launch (2) Care catering (3) Care chef of the year competition (3) Carehome (1) Catering (1) Charity (2) Chef (1) Chef competition (1) Conference (2) Covid19 (1) Cqc standards (3) Events (17) Exhibition (2) Finalist (1) Funding (1) Government (1) Health care (3) Hrh the duchess of cornwall (1) Industry news (2) Lockdown (1) Market report (1) Meals (1) Meals on wheels (27) Meels on wheels 2019 press release (1) Merry christmas (1) Nacc (7) Nacc awards (1) Nacc care chef of the year competition (1) Nacc national awards (5) Nacc virtual awards (1) Nacctdf (6) Nationalawards (4) New products (3) News (10) Newsletter (1) Nutrition (4) Nutrition & hydration week (1) Plant based (1) Premier partner (19) Press (1) Press release (34) Procurement (2) Recipes (1) Sue cawthray (1) Survey (1) Sustain association (1) Thank you heroes (13) Training (4) Vegan (1) Vegetarian (1) Wales (1) Welsh region (1) Worshipful company cooks of london (1)