Kids with food allergies? You’re not alone
In fact, a recent study reveals that 1 in 13 children now has food allergies. That’s an increase, even from last spring.
Parents of school-age children face even more challenges in keeping kids safe at activities, sports, camp–and school. Your school’s administrators and nutrition staff members share your goal: keep kids safe, well-fed and ready to learn!
Serve up safe school lunches
SunButter can help. It’s served in thousands of North American schools.
If you’re looking to give the students in your schools a great-tasting alternative, we have some guidance from parents and school administrators who have been down the path:
1. Gather your information
Most nutrition experts will want to know these key points about SunButter:
- Totally nut-free and made in a nut-free facility
- USDA-approved commodity: 1.1 oz = 2 Tbsp. = 1 meat/meat alternative
- Available for foodservice in squeeze pouches, cups and 5 lb. pails
Find more information in our SunButter in schools brochure.
Note “Sample kit, please” in the comments and we’ll send it out right away. The kit contains information and samples specifically for foodservice decision-makers.
3. Talk to the right people
Depending on your school and district, start with your school’s principal, nurse, PTO president or food service director. You could ask the school or district secretary to point you in the right direction.
4. Share your information
Briefly tell your story of food allergies, state your concerns, share the sample kit and please pass along our school-specific section of our website: www.sunbutter.com/educational-institutions.php
5. Need more help? Contact our schools division
Lately we’ve witnessed the peanut butter industry affected by a recall. Fortunately, you have a healthy, nut-free option in SunButter.
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