Snacks and Beverages

Parents, districts, states and now the federal government have decided that it is time to change and raise the standards for the foods and beverages sold to students in schools. The USDA’s Smart Snacks in School nutrition standards published last year are science-based standards for all foods and beverages sold to students during the school day.

Click through the sections below for guidance and resources.


Smart Snacks

Use our guidance and tools to align your snacks and beverages sold around campus with the new “Smart Snacks” guidelines released by the USDA.



Design healthy fundraisers that create revenue for your school while supporting the healthy eating habits you teach.

GO TO Fundraisers


Throw classroom parties and celebrate student accomplishments with nutritious options and activities rather than sweets.

GO TO Celebrations

Non-Food Rewards

Give students rewards that do not associate eating with success or reinforce unhealthy habits.

GO TO Non-Food Rewards

Talk with Our Expert

Stephanie Joyce s one of our National Nutrition Advisors and is here to answer your questions, give you suggestions and point you in the right direction.

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