Sodexo has secured a string of contracts to provide catering services at the University of Stirling in Scotland worth an estimated £9m in total turnover.
The five-year deal, which begins in October, will see Sodexo deliver catering, vending and hospitality services to the university's 10,000 students and 2,000 staff as well commercial customers.
Graham Box, managing director of Sodexo Scotland, said: "We are delighted to have signed a contract with one of the most respected universities in Scotland and look forward to the opportunity to add value to the daily life of the students, staff and visitors."
As part of the contract, Sodexo will fund the refurbishment of the catering facilities at the university, including the construction of a new coffee shop.
The company will employ 36 members of staff across a range of outlets including the university's main restaurant, a sandwich shop, a fast food bar and a café.
Sodexo will also provide a vending service and hospitality service for meetings on campus.
By Janie Stamford
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