We use our own and third-party cookies to optimize your experience on this site, including to maintain user sessions. Without these cookies our site will not function well. If you continue browsing our site we take that to mean that you understand and accept how we use the cookies. If you wish to decline our cookies we will redirect you to Google.
Already have an account? Sign in.

 Remember Me | Forgot Your Password?

New Foodservice Company Tackles A Tough Problem: Providing Healthy – And Tasty – School Meals

May 4, 2013: 12:00 AM EST
Nearly everyone – school administrators, Michele Obama, nutritionists, the U.S. Congress, etc. – agrees that school lunches need to be healthier. Kids themselves are apparently okay with healthy as long as it’s also tasty, and that has been a problem. Entering this $16 billion market is a new school meals company – Revolution Foods – determined to provide healthy choices using locally produced foods that kids would eat because they taste good. The company develops its meals with the help of kids, using tastings, focus groups and constant feedback. Revolution, which is not yet profitable, recently won a contract to provide meals to 114 schools in San Francisco, and the number of children choosing to eat the company’s offerings leaped 12 percent.
"A new company is trying to make school meals healthier", The Economist, May 04, 2013, © The Economist Newspaper Limited
Domains
DIET NEWS
Diet Insights
Diet Research & Advice
Geographies
Worldwide
North America
United States of America
Categories
Companies, Organizations
Innovation & New Ideas
Marketing & Advertising
Products & Brands
Developed by Yuri Ingultsov Software Lab.