CHECK THAT OUT Fruit Bursts | Del Monte Foodservice Try all four flavors of Del Monte Fruit Burst Squeezable Fruit Tubes: Mango, Pear-Cinnamon, Mixed Berry and Strawberry. All are made with real fruit purées and juices, featuring 1⁄4 cup of fruit in each tube package. The tubes are Smart Snacks-compliant and have an 18-month shelf-life. Fruit Bursts can be served at room temperature, chilled or frozen. Get more information at www.delmontefoodservice.com. READ THIS Why You Eat What You Eat: The Science Behind Our Relationship with Food | Rachel Herz, PhD This brand-spanking-new nonfiction book from neuroscientist Rachel Herz dives into the sensory, psychological, neuroscientific and physiological factors that influence eating habits. Written in a conversational style, it’s full of curious and compelling factoids about an individual’s relationship with food, including such influences as the act of watching TV and shopping, as well as smell and taste. Available at major retailers. ENTER THIS Budding Botanist | KidsGardening Title I public and charter school locations within 15 miles of Chicago, Kansas City (Kan.), Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., are eligible to apply for a KidsGardening’s Budding Botanist grant, supported by the Klorane Botanical Foundation. One school from each metro area that is either planning a new or expanding an existing school garden program that is designed to teach students about environmental sustainability and the importance of biodiversity will earn a grant. It includes a package of tools and educational materials valued at $500, along with a check for $2,500 to spend on needed materials. Apply by January 31, at https://tinyurl.com/botanist-snmag. CHECK THAT OUT Cheese Breadsticks | Tyson Foods The newest addition to Tyson Foods’ Bosco Sticks lineup combines buttery, cheesy flavor with whole grains and low-moisture, part-skim cheese. Bosco Whole-Grain Cheese Breadsticks is the first item to feature this type of cheese, making for a healthier alternative to a student favorite. Available in bulk packaging with serving sleeves, the product is easy to prepare and serve. Learn more at www.tysonfoodservice.com. LOOK AT THAT Combi Oven | Vulcan The Vulcan ABC7-P Combi in gas or electric is the newest addition to Vulcan’s ABC line of combi ovens. It’s built to deliver the precision cooking chefs require with an ease of use to take advantage of the speed, versatility and product quality combi cooking offers. Vulcan’s ABC algorithm auto-sets the optimal humidity based on temperature. Thus, there is no need to program settings for every item and recipe on the menu. Cooks can start using it right out of the box. Visit www. vulcanequipment.com to learn more. CHECK THAT OUT Fish Crunchies | Channel Fish Processing Allow students to enjoy lean protein and a low-sodium, whole-grain breading with North Atlantic Brand Fish Crunchies from Channel Fish Processing. The nuggets come in five flavors: Traditional Whole Grain, Whole-Grain Buffalo, Whole-Grain Potato Crunch, Whole-Grain Sweet Potato and Whole-Grain Cornmeal. The company is a USDA Foods processor. For more information, visit www.channelfish.com. CHECK THAT OUT Whole-Grain Cookie Dough | J&J Snack Foods When you want to offer kids a special treat, you can make it delicious and healthy with J&J Snack Foods’ Benefit 51% Whole-Grain Cookie Dough. These ready-to-bake cookies come in several flavors, including Chocolate Chip, Double Chocolate, Oatmeal Raisin and Sugar. Options include 1.85-oz. and 1-oz. cookies. The dough is free from hydrogenated oil and high-fructose corn syrup and the cookies are Smart Snacks-compliant. Check out the product at www.jjsnack foodservice.com. DOWNLOAD THIS Video Diary | 1 Second Everyday Preserve each day of your life, one second at a time. This app, created by director Cesar Kuriyama, allows you to take a video and then identify a one-second clip that will be added to a single, continuous, chronological movie of your life that you can watch over and over. Available on iOS ($4.99) and Google Play (free). CHECK THAT OUT Juice Slushie | Ice Dog Serve a healthy treat with 100% Juice Slushies from Ice Dog. These pouch products can be served chilled as a juice or frozen as a slushie and come in five varieties: Strawberry Kiwi, Cherry Limeade, Raspberry Lemonade, Watermelon and Blue Raspberry. The product is free from added sugar and is fortified with vitamins A, B12 and C. Visit www. sunnyskyproducts.com to learn more. ENTER THIS Healthy Schools Fund | America’s Promise Alliance As part of Together for Healthy and Successful Schools, a new initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), America’s Promise Alliance will select three to five districts and/or community organizations to receive up to $300,000 in Healthy Schools Fund grants for two years to support existing collaborative efforts related to wellness. Districts and organizations in 19 states and the District of Columbia are eligible to apply: Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas and Washington. The deadline to submit applications is January 22. Apply at www.americaspromise.org/healthy-schools-fund. ENTER THIS Carton 2 Garden Contest | Evergreen Packaging The Spring 2018 Carton 2 Garden contest has arrived! Now in its fourth year, the Carton 2 Garden contest offers schools the opportunity to win one of several prize packages by repurposing 100 or more empty milk and juice cartons in their existing school gardens or by creating novel school gardens. Each garden will be judged for its creativity and incorporation of sustainable practices. Schools can win one of 13 prizes, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Enter by April 16 at www.carton2garden.com. CHECK THAT OUT Fruit Yoyos | Bear Bear Real Fruit Yoyos are fruit rolls made from a whole cup of fresh fruit. The product is free from added sugars, preservatives, stabilizers and GMOs. Yoyos come in four flavors: Strawberry, Apple, Raspberry and Mango. To learn more, visit www.bearnibbles.com.
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