Provide healthy food choices within USDA guidelines
Offer foods that are fresh, of high quality and minimally processed
Increase whole foods, natural fibers and other natural nutrients
Decrease saturated fats, added sugars and starchy vegetables
Teach lifelong proper eating habits that reinforce the belief of moderate consumption in all food groups
Minneapolis Public Schools Culinary and Nutrition Department is dedicated to students' health, wellbeing and their ability to learn. As we shift our procurement to more healthful, regionally sourced, and sustainably produced foods, we continually analyze our products in order to determine any ingredients of concern per our Nutrition Parameters.
MPS Culinary and Nutrition Department has established and tracks the following ingredients of concern.