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Apr
11
2012
From The CEO's Desk

// What the USDA missed

by // on Apr 11, 2012

  In January, the U.S. Department of Agriculture published new school meal standards for the first time in 15 years for schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program. I have written before about how Choicelunch already far exceeds these changes, and these new regulations won’t affect your kids. But, with all of the…

Feb
2
2012
From The CEO's Desk

// The USDA Announced Changes-What you need to know

by // on Feb 2, 2012

The USDA Announced Changes-What you need to know Today, the troops at the front of the lunch line gathered (virtually) to attend a webinar for the School Nutrition Association members. The SNA is the professional organization to which ‘lunch ladies’ all belong. Leading the presentation was a White House Chef, a Deputy Secretary of the…

Jan
6
2012
From The CEO's Desk

// You say Potato?

by // on Jan 6, 2012

  Do you watch reality shows on TV, such as ‘Top Chef,’ ‘Iron Chef,’ or ‘Cupcake Wars?’ If so, you know that judging food is a very subjective process. Tom Colicchio will praise the sweetness of a tart, while Padma will proclaim the same nibble, ‘bland’ and ‘tasteless.’ So it goes with our recipe development…

Jun
20
2011
From The CEO's Desk

// Business 101, Jamie Oliver and why I like my ’03 Accord

by // on Jun 20, 2011

Business 101, Jamie Oliver and why I like my ’03 Accord Recently, there has been a lot of dialogue on a national level on the costs of school lunch. Many reports have focused on the impact of the current economic climate, but some are blaming the “privitization of school lunch” for the rise in processed…

Apr
26
2011
From The CEO's Desk

// Play then eat: a recipe for reducing waste at lunch

by // on Apr 26, 2011

Play then eat: a recipe for reducing waste at lunch Food waste in schools. It exists, and there’s no way to eradicate it completely. Whether you’re packing your child’s lunch from home, buying lunch at school, or even letting your child pack lunch themselves, chances are they’re not eating it all. First instinct here is…