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School dining trends are changing with Generation Z and they’re impacting the success of meal programs across the U.S.
From sweet, mild, or piping hot, to Indian- and Asian-inspired flavors, customization is all the rage.
The new flavors, which are being introduced at the School Nutrition Association Annual Conference in July 2017, are in line with emerging food trends. They include Buffalo Wings, Sriracha and Caribbean.
Nutrition standards put forth by the USDA made the first major changes in school meals in 15 years to help us raise a healthier generation of children.
The Flavor Lab Flavor Station invites students to customize their lunch by shaking on a variety of highly flavorful, low-to-no sodium options, thereby appealing to their individual palates and adding a little fun to mealtime. The proven reduction in waste is an important indicator of satisfaction and sets the stage for long-term health through greater consumption of fruits, vegetables and low-fat meals.