Optimizing School Meals

Midwest Dairy proudly supports programs that improve the health and wellness of children in schools. Marking milk, cheese and yogurt available at school helps ensure they get the nutrients they need. Our tools can help you enhance or expand opportunities for students to make healthy food choices.

1% Flavored Milk in Schools

Midwest Dairy proudly supports programs that improve the health and wellness of children in schools. Making milk, cheese and yogurt available at school helps ensure they get the nutrients they need. Our tools can help you enhance or expand opportunities for students to make healthy food choices

Dairy in Schools

For food insecure students, school meals may be their only access to nutritious foods, including dairy foods. Alternative breakfast programs such as Breakfast in the Classroom and Grab n’ Go Breakfast are two options for enhancing school meals to increase participation and access to balanced meals.

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Bulk Milk Dispensers

As more schools are focused on sustainability and zero waste, bulk milk dispensers are an innovative way to deliver cold milk and decrease waste. Check out some of the benefits and considerations to see if a bulk milk dispenser is right for your school.

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Maximizing School Meals

The USDA School Meal Program can be the key to a student’s success in the classroom, especially for students who don’t have access to nutritious foods at home. But there’s often a gap between the number of students who participate in School Lunch versus School Breakfast, with the morning meal numbers lagging. There are programs which can help fill the gap by making meals more accessible to more students throughout the school building.

Learn how to fill the gap