Short Lunch Periods Undermine Schools’ Healthy Eating Initiatives

Aug. 19, 2011

School districts nationwide are revamping menus to include healthier food, but short lunch periods are undercutting these efforts, according to USA Today.

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Editor’s Insight: School foodservice directors have long complained about insufficient meal time. This is an important part of improving kids’ eating habits. It’s also a fairly inexpensive one to introduce.

Vending operators can play an important role in helping address this problem. Vending machines help reduce lunch lines, giving kids more time to eat. 08-19-11 by Elliot Maras