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theschoolboards
12-03-2012, 08:53 AM
From S.F. Examiner (http://www.sfexaminer.com/local/2012/12/sfusd-aiming-switch-food-provider) by Mike Aldax:

A revolution is coming to San Francisco’s public schools: no more frozen, precooked cafeteria food that’s shipped from halfway across the country.

On Friday, the San Francisco Unified School District announced plans to award a contract to Oakland-based Revolution Foods Inc. to provide nutritious — and freshly prepared — meals for city schoolchildren.

The $9 million contract, which falls within the district’s budget, would supply the food needed to make 33,000 meals and snacks that 114 schools need daily, officials said. The contract now must be approved by the Board of Education.

Revolution Foods is a rapidly growing company that says its mission is to combat child obesity. It provides meals to school districts in more than 20 U.S. cities. Founded by two UC Berkeley alums, the company says it is against fried, fatty, sodium-heavy foods and cooks meals fresh daily.

Board of Education member Rachel Norton said that through Revolution, schools can “expect a significant improvement in the quality of food served to students.”

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