Sodexo has won £13m of new school meals and education catering contracts, as the new academic term starts.
The caterer has won deals within the higher and further education, independent and state sectors.
New contracts include Coleg Gwent, the largest further education college in Wales as well as East Durham Further Education College.
Other wins include independent primary school Merton House; Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education; Wimbledon Girls High School; and Greenwich College.
Sodexo will also caterer at independent secondary school Reading School; Avon Valley College; St Paul's School for Girls; Q3 Academy School; Reading Blue Coat School; and St James Senior School.
Carl Morris, sales director at Sodexo Education, said: "We are pleased to have secured these contracts and are delighted to be able to build on the success of last year where we secured significant new business."
By Chris Druce
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