Does Gen Z prefer "real" food because they planted a garden at school or grew up cooking and eating this way with their families? It may be all of the above...
11-19-2014 Ideas and Innovation
In a style similar to FSD’s popular “Steal This Idea” section, the directors shared a number of ideas for generating revenue, cutting costs, training employees and improving morale.
In January 2012, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC), in Lebanon, N.H., discontinued the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) in the dining room and café, vending machines, on-site retailers...
11-12-2014 Ideas and Innovation
A study conducted by scientists from Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg suggests that lunches brought from home may be less nutritionally sound than lunches provided in schools through the...
Provo City School District, in Utah, has implemented a yearly theme program with days devoted to nutrition and physical activity, which builds excitement among students and staff and gets kids...
11-10-2014 Ideas and Innovation
Recent studies show that college students are increasingly struggling with food insecurity. Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), in Atlanta, decided to tackle the issue head-on this year...
10-16-2014 Ideas and Innovation
Eight years ago, Rick Hughes, director of food and nutrition services for Colorado Springs School District 11, pulled à la carte snacks out of his elementary schools because he felt that snacking...
10-10-2014 Ideas and Innovation
Responding to concerns from the campus’s vegan population, the dining services team at Bowling Green State University (BGSU), in Ohio, has dedicated a station at The Oaks strictly to vegan menu items.
Genetic engineering has sparked a heated food-related debate. Three countries—Benin, Serbia and Zambia—have banned GMOs (genetically modified organisms) outright.
10-09-2014 Ideas and Innovation
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has released a report applauding a number of hospital foodservice programs for the quality of their beverage programs.
Farm-to-school pioneer Alice Waters has 20 years of lessons to share from The Edible Schoolyard.
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76 percent of foodservice directors cited finding time for staff training as their top training challenge in FoodService Director’s 2014 Big Picture Survey.
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