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May 12, 2016
How one Texas district encourages healthy eating during breakfast
Spring Independent School District’s tactics include a fruit-themed “usie” photo contest.
May 10, 2016
Amid concerns, Ill. district to enact finger scanning in the lunch line
Though officials say the new process will streamline cafeteria throughput, some groups are encouraging parents to question the implications of children using such technology.
April 15, 2016
The modern meal plan
FSDs take stock of how the demands of today’s diners are shaping the meal plan of the future, from data-syncing mobile technology to healthful discounts.
April 6, 2016
District to pilot finger scanning to streamline lunch throughput
Officials say the program will help eliminate clerical errors.
April 5, 2016
84 percent of students like foodservice info via social media: Survey
Details about nutrition and ingredients are the information most desired by more than half of students.
March 28, 2016
Operators are turning to all-digital transactions
The future is here when it comes to mobile and online payment apps for foodservice. Operators have some advice for making the jump to mobile payment.
March 21, 2016
3 reasons FSDs are losing sleep this week: Tech troubles
How do you train a robot to be hospitable—and what happens when the power goes out? These are a couple of the dilemmas short-circuiting FSDs’ dreams this week.
March 15, 2016
Palm-scanning technology hits school lunchrooms
A district tested palm scanners in schools to see how well they would process payments. The results were so positive that school officials installed a device.
March 8, 2016
University researchers test emojis as waste-reduction tool
Emojis could help schools across the nation cut down on food waste, officials say.
Feb. 16, 2016
How new technology is helping garden year-round
To grow lettuces year-round, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Worcester State University recently leased hydroponic shipping container farms.
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