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Category: School Food

There’s no doubt COVID-19 has reshaped child nutrition programs for the foreseeable future. Since March 2020, foodservice directors have had to adapt nearly every aspect of their…
Several trends have emerged from the COVID-19 era that will shape school nutrition programs in 2021 and beyond. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/7-school-nutrition-trends-2021/


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Category: School Food

COVID-19 Emergency Menus COVID-19 Foodservice Guide 3 Free Menu Days Cafeteria Connection Subscription Grocery menus have been called the "secret sauce" to COVID-19 meal…
Grocery menus meet USDA guidelines for the SFSP and simplify distance-learning school meals. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/grocery-menus-simplify-sfsp-service/


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Category: School Food

  Byers Public School District Case Study Now available: 40-Week Rotation COVID-19 Foodservice Guide FAQs Do your lunch menus, whether for in-school service or…
We've made available 3 free menu days for NSLP/SSO and SFSP to help mix up your menus. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/3-free-menu-days-nslpsso-sfsp/


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Tags : Menus, NSLP, SFSP, COVID-19, SSO


Category: School Food

COVID-19 Emergency Menus COVID-19 Foodservice Guide Cafeteria Connection Subscription General Mills "Support School Meals" Resources No Kid Hungry School Meal Toolkit    …
Our latest issue of Cafeteria Connection helps parents understand free school meals are for all families and help both your school and busy parents. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/convincing-parents-take-school-meals/


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Category: USDA compliance

The headlines tell the story: hunger and food insecurity are on the rise because of the coronavirus. According to hunger-relief organization Feeding America, more than 50 million…
Meet students’ nutritional needs and boost your bottom line with holiday meals. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/fill-holiday-meal-gap/


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Category: Promotional Tools

Long before the coronavirus and COVID-19 impacted our daily lives, school foodservice programs, caterers and restaurants had strict and extensive food handling and sanitation…
FREE SUBSCRIPTION: The latest issue of Cafeteria Connection helps parents understand school meals are safe. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/new-cafeteria-connection-school-meal-safety/


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Category: Time-saving tools

The NutriStudents K-12 Back-to-School Guide is not just for back-to-school time. It can help you shift to a new service model or improve upon what you're already doing. If your…
Need help shifting to hybrid or distance learning? Download our free Back-to-School Guide – it’s not just for back-to-school! https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/bts-guide-helps-shift-distance-learning/


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Category: School Food

Schools' cries over lagging participation are being heard by associations and manufacturers. Here are several "grab & go" marketing tools to help increase participation. If you…
Schools' cries for help are being heard. Here are several "grab & go" marketing tools to #SupportSchoolMeals. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/resources-support-your-marketing/


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Category: School Food

COVID-19 has dramatically affected school meal participation. We recently posted ideas for changes you could make to help boost participation, including marketing, which is more…
COVID-19 has dramatically affected school meal participation. Time to step up your marketing with these resources from NutriStudents K-12. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/marketing-boost-participation/


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Category: School Food

Across the country, school meal participation is down significantly since COVID struck. Your participation may be down so much that you might be panicking. COVID-19 has changed…
School meal participation is down significantly since COVID struck. Here are a few ideas to help you feed more students. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/tips-improving-participation/


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Category: School Food

COVID-19 has placed tremendous financial strain on school meal programs. While schools across the country valiantly continued feeding kids when schools shut down, participation…
SNA’s editorial supplement, “It’s Time to Mobilize Your Marketing,” sponsored by NutriStudents K-12, stresses the importance of marketing school meals during COVID-19 operations. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/mobilize-your-marketing/


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Category: School Food

Do you sense already that your menu rotation may not hold students’ interest through the fall? Are you stretched thin with menus for multiple service models, such as meals in the…
Imagine a 40-week menu rotation! Weeks 31-40 were created specifically for COVID-19 service. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/tap-40-week-menu-rotation-today/


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You have probably heard the good news – the USDA has extended several waivers for school meal programs through December 31, 2020. This means schools can use summer meal guidelines…
With the USDA’s extension of several waivers, schools can continue using summer meal guidelines to feed students this fall. Tap into our free menus. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/free-resources-fall/


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Tags : NSLP, SFSP, COVID-19, SSO


Category: School Food

Need more support? We offer: A full 40-week rotation of USDA-compliant lunch menus Both hot and cold lunch options Scalable recipes Daily and weekly compliance reports…
We’re continuing our support of school nutrition programs during COVID-19 with our new FREE Back-to-School Guide, now available for download. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/free-resource-back-school-guide/


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Category: School Food

Let your scholars know how much you care and miss them by sharing some of these short messages in their meals: Love yourself enough to eat your broccoli. You do not find the…
Let your scholars know how much you care and miss them by sharing some of these short messages in their meals. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/inspirational-message-share-kids/


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Category: School Food

The closer the start of the 20-21 school year gets, the more School Nutrition Programs (SNP) that don’t currently have a defined service model will be under the gun to serve…
The closer SY20-21 gets, the more foodservice programs without a defined service model will need NutriStudents K-12 to respond quickly to emerging guidance. Pay no set up fee thru 8/10. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/offer-extended-pay-no-set-fee/


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Category: School Food

You need be prepared for most anything and everything this fall. Meals could be served in the cafeteria on a limited basis or delivered to classrooms. Some schools will continue…
We're expanding our NSLP menus and including more cold menu weeks that are perfect for grab-and-go and in-class service. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/10-new-nslp-menu-weeks-out-fall/


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Tags : NSLP, COVID-19


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    We'd Love to Answer Any Questions You Have! Call toll-free: 844-204-2847 / Email: info@NutriStudentsK-12.com Or you can Request information   Do you have any idea what…
Many FSDs are playing through multiple scenarios for the fall, not knowing which will prevail. NutriStudents K-12 can help you respond swiftly to whatever fall may bring. The $1,995 set-up fee is being waived through 7/10. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/be-ready-anything-fall/


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Category: Summer Meals

Since COVID-19 began closing schools across the country, school nutrition professionals have garnered a well-deserved and long overdue moment in the spotlight. Yolanda Fisher,…
In honor of School Lunch Hero Day, Friday, May 1, we say THANK YOU to our school nutrition heroes serving on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response to help kids in need. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/celebrating-you-frontlineheroes-slhd/


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Category: School Food

Free menus meet USDA meal pattern guidelines for Summer Food Service Program and National School Lunch Program's Seamless Summer Option We’ve already had hundreds of school…
We're pleased to extend a free COVID-19 Emergency Menu to districts offering meals through the Seamless Summer Option (SSO). https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/free-covid-menus-schools/


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