Three Benefits of a High School Coffee Program

[fa icon="calendar"] Jan 25, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Franke

There's no question coffee drinkers are getting younger and younger. The average age at which someone begins drinking coffee has steadily declined over the last several years. A vast majority of this growth is within the high school age demographics, and for school systems looking for new ideas, there are benefits of a high school coffee program.

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Why the School Day Just Got Healthier

[fa icon="calendar"] Nov 21, 2016 6:17:26 PM / by Franke

In August, the USDA announced additional measures to reduce student exposure to junk food. In addition to healthier food standards, students likely noticed the elimination of junk food advertisements in schools as well.

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What Would a Coffee Machine Look Like in Your School Lunchroom?

[fa icon="calendar"] Jul 26, 2016 10:59:16 AM / by Franke

Coffee is becoming more and more popular with teenagers. Spend three minutes with the Foodservice Director from Brighton Area Schools in Michigan, and learn some critical insights into why their coffee program is successful.

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How Can the Dietary Guidelines for Americans Influence School Nutrition?

[fa icon="calendar"] Jun 27, 2016 4:30:00 PM / by Franke

Created by the Department of Agriculture's Health and Human Services division, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the nation's go-to source for nutritional advice. Published every five years, the latest edition, recently put forth through 2020 uses an up-to-date body of nutrition science. These suggestions are intended to help Americans make healthy food and beverage choices, but they also have impacts in school nutrition settings.

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Analyzing the 2015 School Nutrition Survey

[fa icon="calendar"] Oct 8, 2015 1:26:59 PM / by Franke

The results of a recent School Nutrition Association (SNA) survey show that almost 70 percent of school meal program operators have experienced negative financial effects since new federal nutrition regulations were implemented in 2012.

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