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2013 Winston Equipment Grant is Now Open!

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March 18, 2013 – The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) and Winston Industries are committed to supporting school foodservice nationwide. Now in its sixth year, the Winston Industries Equipment Award Grant program will award equipment to one (1) school district in need of improving its school meal kitchen facilities through a competitive grant process. The Winston Equipment Award Grant 2013 application is now open!

Winston will be awarding 10 pieces of equipment through this competitive grant process to one child nutrition program. Equipment includes holding cabinets, holding drawers and thermalizers. To learn more about the application and equipment available, visit

The online application must be submitted by 11:59 EDT on Tuesday, April 30, 2013. For more information, contact SNF at or (301) 686-3100, ext. 133.

SNA’s 2013 Little Big Fact Book Available for Purchase

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March 18, 2013 – What are the top five locally sourced food purchases by schools? What are the enrollment characteristics of the 100 largest school districts? How do districts define the “speed scratch” approach? The newly released 2013 edition of SNA’s Little Big Fact Book: The Essential Guide to School Nutrition answers these questions—and many more.

This comprehensive overview features facts and figures about the federal programs, USDA Foods, the school market and a variety of hot topics. And the 2013 edition has been developed to reflect the latest at-press-time changes. From the implications of new nutrition standards to the variations in school district administration, this 40-page resource is a must-have for new foodservice directors/managers, school administrators, foodservice brokers, manufacturer marketing/sales teams, state/national legislators and media representatives.

The latest edition of the Little Big Fact Book is available for $18. To order online today, visit Need copies for your entire team? Discounts are available for orders of ten or more.

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