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A Catering Company Accused Of Funding Russian Meddling In The US Election Was A Supplier To The UK Embassy In Moscow

A Catering Company Accused Of Funding Russian Meddling In The US Election Was A Supplier To The UK Embassy In Moscow

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Stefan Rousseau / AFP / Getty Images The British Embassy in Moscow used the services of a Russian catering company that was charged with conspiracy in connection with allegations of interfering in the 2016 US election as part of an indictment returned last Friday by special prosector Robert Mueller.BuzzFeed News understands that the St. Petersburg and Moscow–based company, Concord Catering, was a supplier to the UK’s diplomatic mission in the Russian capital until December 2013, just a few months before operations to interfere with the US political system allegedly began. After the contract with the catering company ended, the embassy launched a competitive tender, and Concord decided not to put itself forward for it.Still, the embassy’s logo remained on a lis...
They Started A Catering Review Site So You Won’t Waste Money On Bad Food, Served 5.8M People So Far

They Started A Catering Review Site So You Won’t Waste Money On Bad Food, Served 5.8M People So Far

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As of 2016, there are 450 food caterers in Singapore. And in the same year, those 450 caterers generated a very impressive S$915 million turnover. Screenshot from SingStat Impressive, because coming after it was the turnover from fast food outlets – not as surprising due to how they’ve become a staple for poor students, overtiming employees, or those who just love budget-friendly burgers and fried chicken. Of course, fast food typically costs less than catering, explaining the figures, but how often do you personally get to order catered food? Personally, the only time I truly got to know the costs of catering was when I dabbled in HR and events in my first job. For casual events where guests are assumed to not be too fussy, the cost per pax hovers between $10-$20; while grande...