Amherst, Mass. School Uses Flat Screen TVs To Promote Nutrition

Amherst Middle School, Amherst, Mass. has upgraded both their school nutrition and technology with the installation of three new televisions in the cafeteria to display the cafeteria menu, as well as promote nutritious choices, according to The Amherst Patch. For the full story, click here

Editor’s Insight: Schools are required to promote wellness under the Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010. Digital signage offers a more dynamic way to do this.

A number of video touchscreens have been introduced to the vending industry recently. These tools allow vending operators to promote nutrition to their customers.

Vending operators who are adept with these digital signage tools will be in a position to offer them to schools and other accounts that have an interest in promoting nutrition.

Vending operators should learn about what schools are required to do in the area of promoting nutrition. They also need to become knowledgeable about the various digital signage tools they now have access to. 05-22-12 By Elliot Maras