The government has announced a 4.3% annual increase in the federal reimbursement provided to school nutrition programs. However, the School Nutrition Association says that modest amount doesn't begin to cover this year's estimated 11.6% increase in the cost of preparing and serving school meals. SNA estimates that the average full cost to prepare a healthy school lunch is around $2.88, compared to the new federal reimbursement provided to cover that cost, now set at $2.57. Even with about ...
Register to view this Article
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for Premium Content on Food Management will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.