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Mon, Jun 17, 2019

Salad Bars in Schools

PBH's groundbreaking salad bar and salad options pilot program in Florida schools increased students' fruit and vegetable consumption with cafeteria promotions, classroom curricula and student taste tests. Overall results? Everyone gave us an A+!

Fruit and vegetable consumption increased 9-31%.
The number of servings chosen increased by 10%.
Plate waste fell; some schools saw 12-26% increases in the number of kids eating all the fruits and vegetables they were served.

You can take advantage of the lessons PBH learned to increase your students' fruit and vegetable consumption. Read the full report.


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Other Past Programs
There's a Rainbow on My Plate
Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program