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School food purchase study : final report


Author:
Daft, Lynn M., United States Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Analysis and Evaluation., and POMAR International (Firm)
Year:
1998
Subject:
School children -- Food -- United States, school meals, school food service, and United States
Abstract:
This study provides national estimates of the food acquisitions of public unified school districts partipating in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. It describes the type, quantity, and value of foods purchased by public school districts and the relative importance of foods donated to these school districts by the USDA. The study also examines procurement practices and operating characteristics of these school districts and the relationship of these characteristics to food costs.
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, Office of Analysis and Evaluation
Collection:
USDA publications