Dairy Vending is an excellent strategy to make sure students have convenient opportunities to make healthy choices throughout the school campus and increase their consumption of milk, cheese, and yogurt. The contributions of milk, cheese, and yogurt to the nutrient needs of children is identified in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines. Milk is the number one food source of three of the four nutrients that both children and adults are lacking and need to consume more of - Vitamin D, calcium, and potassium. The addition of dairy can be the cornerstone to a healthy vending program and a healthy school campus.
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Some important questions to ask when considering a vending program.Download PDF
Dairy vending presents the opportunity to ensure milk and other dairy products are offered as healthy alternatives to non-nutritious products. These Tips for Success come from pilot tests of dairy vending in schools, plus experience from school nutrition professionals.Download PDF
The following ideas are intended to support vending machine sales. Consider using these programs to create interest and promote dairy vending to achieve a healthy school environment!Download PDF
Use these announcements to create excitement about milk vending and boost milk’s image as an important element for a healthy school solution.Download PDF
This guide lists companies – in alphabetical order – that you may want to contact for vending options. Several vendors are listed for your reference.Download PDF