A HEALTHIER CHOICE IN VENDING
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THE BRAND NAME FOOD LIST
When students eat nutritious food, they are healthier and better learners. Healthy eating emphasizes fresh wholesome ingredients over packaged processed foods. When packaged and franchised foods are sold to students, the Brand Name Food List helps schools make sure those items meet the Guidelines established by the BC Ministries of Education and Health.
WHAT IS THE BRAND NAME FOOD LIST?
The Brand Name Food List makes it easier for BC to create a healthy food environment. Did you know that the package size affects how much you eat or drink? Or that when a food is near you that you eat more of it – whether it’s jelly beans or carrot sticks? If we surround ourselves with lots of Choose Most and Choose Sometimes choices, and no super-sizes, we’ll all eat better!
The Brand Name Food List was created by popular demand. BC Schools and Public Buildings told us that they wanted easy access to an up-to-date list of specific products, rated according to the government Guidelines.
The Brand Name Food List is meant for ready-to-eat, packaged and franchised foods and beverages that require minimal, if any, preparation (ie: reheating, adding water, portioning etc…).