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  • When’s the last time you looked closely at the quality of your school canteen menu? It’s an important question because how you present this menu will have some influence on items kids are likely to order.

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  • Standardised recipes are created by your organisation using equipment found in your kitchen. These recipes are used to produce a known quality and quantity of food and help control costs and waste of product. Learn how to make one below.

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  • School canteens play an important role in influencing healthy food and drink choices, not only through what’s on offer, but also how they’re promoted. Here are some tips to improve your service.

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  • Looking for ideas to make your lunch options healthier for your school or early learning service? With a little planning sandwiches, rolls and wraps can be highly nutritious and fun to eat. Look at our filling suggestions below for some ideas for your next lunch.

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  • Kiwi chefs are being invited to sharpen their knives and showcase their brunch-cooking skills at a competition in Wellington next month.

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  • The Chinese New Year is nearly upon us which will see many families heading out to eat.  Here we discuss some ideas to help you cater to children.

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  • Food wastage is a huge problem worldwide.  Find out here what food services can do to minimise this.

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  • 2 October 2012
    Making a recipe healthier

    Sometimes we see recipes that look delicious but might not be as healthy as they could be.  Below is a case study which shows how one recipe has been altered to make it healthier and to make it appropriate for provision in schools.

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  • Canned vegetables can be handy and nutritious ingredients in your cooking but some can be high in salt.  Read further to find out how you can minimise the amount of salt you consume from these sources.

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  • We have a great selection of catering recipes on our website which is continually being updated and added to. There is a growing number of recipes on the website developed with caterers in mind. You can select the yield that best suits your needs and the ingredients list will update…

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