National Healthy School Canteens – Manager training (parts 1 and 2)

These training documents help canteen managers set up healthy canteens.


Part 1

Part 2

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The documents include:

  • background
  • role of the school canteen in contributing to a healthy promoting school
  • nutrition
  • food labelling
  • National Healthy School Canteen
  • the green category
  • the amber category
  • the red category
  • deciding whether a food or drink may be sold
  • nutrient criteria
  • how to apply the guidelines
  • sample menu
  • moving amber foods towards green
  • making healthier choices
  • food preparation and cooking methods
  • special dietary needs
  • cultural and religious needs
  • looking after our planet
  • summary.

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