Food Services

9/4/2012

9/4/2012

It is common knowledge that the fresher the food, the more expensive the cost. When new federal guidelines required schools to increase the servings of fruits and vegetables and whole grains, many wondered how they will pay for it.

9/4/2012

The school district in Turlock, surrounded by fields and orchards in one of the nation's richest agricultural regions, used to get much of the produce it served to students from national distributors who shipped fruits and vegetables from outside California.

8/8/2012

8/8/2012

Many school districts across Kentucky are charging students more for lunch this year to comply with a federal mandate to offer more fresh produce.

8/7/2012

8/7/2012

While many schools across the country are doing away with physical education, the McAllen School District is putting a bigger emphasis on this subject.

7/30/2012

7/30/2012

For Alex Jilek, getting three kids ready for school in the morning generally involves lots of raised voices.

7/20/2012

7/20/2012

With insight from Chartwells, Levittown Public Schools continues to focus on increasing nutritious school meal offerings to students in their school dining centers.

7/19/2012

7/19/2012

Heartland Payment Systems has acquired LunchByte Systems, Inc., a school foodservice back office management and point-of-sale company led by its NUTRIKIDS solution.

7/18/2012

7/18/2012

You can start to say goodbye to mystery meat at school cafeterias.

5/11/2012

5/11/2012

Lunch prices at Columbia Public Schools likely will rise again next school year.

5/11/2012

Remember school lunches? Some of it was good -- the cookies, sometimes the pizza, mostly the items that would make any self-respecting nutritionist cringe. But in the past 15 years or so, schools have come under fire for serving a hot mess of carbs, salt, and too many trans fats.

5/9/2012

5/9/2012

NCR Corporation announced it has been selected by School-Link Technologies to deliver and support NCR RealPOS 25 touchscreen point-of-sale terminals for K12 school lunch lines.

4/25/2012

4/25/2012

The new Clorox degreasing products utilize unique technology to remove heavy-duty, grease-related soils found in various foodservice operations, from commercial kitchens in restaurants and hotels, to cafeterias in schools, universities and offices.

4/13/2012

4/13/2012

Lean finely textured beef, the low-cost ammonia-treated beef additive with the unappetizing nickname “pink slime,” will be out of some area school cafeterias next school year.

3/16/2012

3/16/2012

School districts soon will be able to opt out of a common ammonia-treated ground beef filler critics have dubbed "pink slime."

3/12/2012

3/12/2012

Students eating in Cobb County school cafeterias next year will see healthier meal options, but at a higher cost.

Pages