Schools

The Latest Trends in K-12 School Foodservice

Over the past decade, there have been a lot of changes to school foodservice programs. Shifts in demographics, nutritional demands, policy changes, and even student preferences have encouraged administrators nationwide to keep up with the trends in K-12 cafeterias. So what has changed recently in school foodservice?   The days of metal trays piled high …

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A 2020 Update on School Nutrition Regulations

The National School Lunch Program is a federal program that assists (public and nonprofit private) schools in providing free or low-cost meals to students. In 2018, the program provided lunch to 29.8 million students each day, and many schools also offer a breakfast program. Research has shown that the availability of school meals has a measurable positive impact on student performance. To …

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Tips for Increasing Student Participation in School Lunch

The key to a successful school lunch program is student participation. Sounds easy enough, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, it isn’t always as easy as it sounds. You can design the most efficient, cost-effective school lunch program in the country and it won’t be successful if students don’t participate! The lack of student participation affects program costs since paid …

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