April 2017

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Meet Generation Z

In SN’s April edition, the newest generation is front-and-center. You’ve already met Generation Z—they are your student consumers! Our newest issue delves deeply into understanding the new kids on the block. Whether it’s cafeteria design, social media or hip slang terms, School Nutrition is here to help.

  • Mighty & Mysterious Generation Z Get innovative insight into this new demographic right from the source--a member of Generation Z, himself!
    BONUS WEB CONTENT: How do you market to students? Is it different than you market to their parents? It should be! Here are the top five food habits where Gen Z and Millennials differ.
  • Giving Generation Z What They Want Knowing what kids want to see, eat and experience in the cafeteria is as easy as asking for their opinions. Click here to see one district’s success—and how you can duplicate it.
  • Want to Feed More Kids? Seek More Feedback! Engaging with your students has more benefits than are possible to list, but we are willing to give it a shot! Use SNA’s new Ingredients for Increased Student Engagement tools to assist with your engagement and reap the subsequent rewards.
  • Your First Look at...National School Lunch Week 2017 Coming this Fall to a lunchroom near you…NSLW 2017! Read up on this year’s theme and use our toolkits to make it special.
  • Your First Look at...National SchoolBreakfast Week 2018 Do youschool breakfast? We know you do! And we are counting on your passion to shine through during NSBW 2018.
  • Hip, Hip, Hooray for NSLW! Three cheers for your participation in National School Lunch Week 2016! Look back on achievements from last year and get pumped for NSLW 2017.

Also in this issue: Broccoli: how to promote it and, most importantly, how to make use of its versatility. Earth Day is almost upon us! Managers and employees should check out your special section, "Onsite Insights" to learn more about what you can do to protect our planet. Plus, expanding your understanding of waste management will help you in your operation—and earn you 1 CEU with this month’s “To Your Credit” feature.

Coming Next Month in School Nutrition: Waft into a delicious new school year with our upcoming May issue—back-to-school might seem like a removed prospect, but it’s right around the corner. Get a jump on your planning with SN’s Food Focus feature, Chicken & Eggs, and discuss the options for providing students with much-needed protein.

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