Category: nutrition

2022: A message from the First Minister of Scotland
March 10, 2022March 10, 2022
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2022: A message from the First Minister of Scotland

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon  has sent her best wishes to everyone taking part in the 10th annual International School Meals Day. ‘School meals play a vital role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our children and young people no matter their circumstances, and I’m proud of the collaborative work Scotland has done with other...

2022: Meet a farmer supporting school meals in Cambodia
March 10, 2022March 9, 2022
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2022: Meet a farmer supporting school meals in Cambodia

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: Blog – Parents show support for plant-based provisions
March 10, 2022March 8, 2022
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2022: Blog – Parents show support for plant-based provisions

Louisianna Waring, Senior Insight and Policy Officer, The Vegan Society shares why the Society is delighted to be celebrating the tenth anniversary of International School Meals Day. It’s an exciting time for us to be able to look ahead at the future of school food and see where plant-based options will feature. As we know,...

2022: Blog – Close to a century of school milk in Mexico with Tetra Pak
March 8, 2022March 8, 2022
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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
March 4, 2022March 4, 2022
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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...