IFPA coordinated a series of “speed dating” meetings to connect produce companies with menu planners and procurement officials from several major-city U.S. school districts.
Bayer and Dollar General have partnered on a campaign to help K-12 school districts around the country to provide nutritional support for kids and their families outside of traditional school hours.
As part of its mission to boost appeal and improve access to more fruits and vegetables, the International Fresh Produce Association’s Foundation for Fresh Produce is releasing 10 new fruit and vegetable-forward breakfast recipes tailored specifically for the K-12 setting and school foodservice professionals.
As part of a cooperative agreement to develop and implement the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Healthy Meals Incentives Initiative, Action for Healthy Kids today announced that it is awarding nearly $30 million in subgrants to 264 school districts across 44 states and the District of Columbia, reaching students in some of our nation’s highest need schools.
Dole Food Company is calling upon its top banana and pineapple to help families jump back into the fall season and back-to-school routine in the most fun way ever.
To help schools source, serve, and promote fresh fruit and vegetables to children, the International Fresh Produce Association connects school menu planners and operators with the produce industry throughout the year, including at The Foodservice Conference, July 26-28 in Monterey, Calif.
This semester, elementary students across Chicago Public Schools (CPS) will be the first in the nation to receive produce passports, beginning a new journey as “SnackTime Explorers.”
At the USDA Conversation on Healthy School Meals Roundtable, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced major initiatives at the U.S. Department of Agriculture that will support and enhance the health of America's children through nutritious school meals.
Brighter Bites, a national nonprofit organization that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables directly into families’ hands, partners with Sunkist, the longest-standing agricultural cooperative in the nation, to help improve the health of students and families in the Bakersfield area.
Culinary experts and registered dietitians from Chartwells K12, a company that serves 2 million meals a day in 4,500 schools across the country, are helping to answer those questions with the company's annual food trends report for 2023.