Meet Prak Sokhom, a 60 year old farmer in Cambodia, who has been selling vegetables to the school meal programme for three years. This generates income for her farm and family. She says: “I supply winter melon, cucumber and pumpkin to the school.” Shared by the School Meals Coalition.
2022: International foods on the menu at schools in East Renfrewshire, Scotland
All schools in East Renfrewshire in Scotland will get to enjoy a menu full of international recipes and tastes, as they hold a special theme day for International School Meals Day.
2022: Blog – Close to a century of school milk in Mexico with Tetra Pak
Tetra Laval and Tetra Pak have shared a story on a School Milk Programme it runs together with customers and partners in Mexico, which also celebrate an anniversary this year – 60 years- the programme with Tetra Pak packages started in 1962. Throughout history, school feeding programmes have played a key role in addressing challenges related to...
2022: Blog – Chefs in Schools share two exciting recipes
To celebrate International School Meals Day, the charity Chefs in Schools is sharing two school lunch recipes which are popular with pupils – Jollof Rice and Pav Bhaji. School chefs in London, Sheffield and Bournemouth will be cooking these. We hope you’ll try them at your schools. If you do, send us your photos and...
2021 – UNESCO shares resources to support school health and nutrition
To celebrate ISMD2021, UNESCO has shared their resources on school health and nutrition. Click here to access
2021: Blog – Providing access to safe and nutritious food for school children around world is central to the work of Tetra Laval
Providing access to safe and nutritious food for school children around the world is at the center of the work we drive at Tetra Laval Food for Development. And it hasn’t been more relevant than now. The world food system currently faces the double threat of a growing global population coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic....
2021 – School milk promoting milk consumption and improving health in Russia
There is lots of work happening in Russia to support the consumption of milk and Tetra Laval is doing work in schools there to improve children’s health. The challenge In Russia, the milk and dairy products consumption level is decreasing. In 1989, the milk consumption level was 396 kg/capita/year. By 2016 it had decreased to...
2021 – Recovering from an earthquake in Japan
On March 11th, the anniversary of ten years since the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, school lunch is a menu to support the recovery of the Tohoku region. It consists of senbei soup (local dish of Aomori), fried fish cake with sesame seeds (Miyagi), and furikake (sprinkled with bonito).
2021 – Creative school food in British Columbia, Canada
As young people around the world connect and talk to each other on International School Meals Day about the food they eat and the role that it plays in their lives, students at Maple Ridge Secondary School in British Columbia, Canada shared some of the delicious dishes they recently cooked up.
2021 – Equity in access to meals during Covid
The UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning has worked during the COVID19 school closures to plan for healthy meals beyond schools to ensure equity. Click here to find out what can be done