Category: nutrition

2020 – Favourite foods from around the world in Scotland
March 11, 2020March 11, 2020
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2020 – Favourite foods from around the world in Scotland

The first of the #ISMD2020 menus has been created and shared by the pupils of Dalintober Primary in Argyll and Bute in Scotland. The children have chosen their favourite international dishes. Some great choices are included!   Well done to Tristan for the menu design!

2020 – Encouraging recycling in Peru​ – Tetra Pak
March 11, 2020March 11, 2020
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2020 – Encouraging recycling in Peru​ – Tetra Pak

​Preserving culture and promoting recycling with innovative product and package design in Peru’s school nutrition programme. from Tetra Laval. The initiative P&D Andina Alimentos, S.A., made history with a Yoleit brand launch of a new fortified dairy product featuring both Spanish and Quechua languages on the package. This beverage contains locally-produced grains and is enriched...

2019 Blog – If you still think school meals are just about the food, then you haven’t been paying attention. Professor Donald A.P. Bundy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
March 14, 2019March 13, 2019
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2019 Blog – If you still think school meals are just about the food, then you haven’t been paying attention. Professor Donald A.P. Bundy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Since the last International School Meals Day there has been a sea-change in the way that the world thinks about school feeding. In 2018, the third edition of Disease Control Priorities (www.DCP-3.org), led by the World Bank with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, provided new insights into the return on investing in...

2019 – Celebrating ISMD In Mozambique
March 14, 2019March 13, 2019
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2019 – Celebrating ISMD In Mozambique

The theme for ISMD 2019 is “Who makes my meal?” The aim is to encourage young people to learn more about where their food comes from. In Mozambique, primary school children in select schools in the Maputo Province understand that their lunch comes from farmers in the United States. The daily fortified, protein-rich corn-soy porridge they...

2019 – School meals in Northern Ireland
March 14, 2019March 13, 2019
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2019 – School meals in Northern Ireland

Around 180,000 meals are produced daily for children in schools in Northern Ireland. Meals are served to children of all ages from nursery to post primary and for those pupils attending special schools. In addition there is a catering provision to staff both in schools and out centres. School food is designed to offer children a...