Upcoming ISS Company Descriptions

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

3:053:35pm EDT
JJ-snack J&J Snack Foods
Alana Stutman

J&J Snack Foods will be presenting about our new products, individually wrapped products, serving solutions, menu, and recipe concepts. We will explain in detail about our products from all different kinds of feeding situations like grab-n-go, in-class, full line service and portable service. Finally, we will show menu and recipe concepts to support all of those varying serving models.

3:45—4:15pm EDT
Laura Ali

Easy Meal Solutions with StarKist®
Are you running out of menu ideas? StarKist has you covered! See some quick and easy meal and snack ideas you can implement today using StarKist Tuna, Salmon or Chicken Creations® and our Buy American Act compliant Foodservice Regular and Reduced Sodium pouches. Come away with menu additions that the kids will love and you will love for the simplicity! Visit StarKistFoodservice.com for delicious pairing and recipe ideas.

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Monday, March 1, 2021

3:053:35pm EDT
Steven Boehle

LINQ delivers the only platform of fully integrated solutions to help K-12 school districts better manage their operations. The LINQ platform includes solutions for finance & human resources, nutrition management, digital payments, school and district websites, custom forms including student registration, and document management. LINQ has been serving the K-12 community for over 30 years.

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Monday, March 15, 2021

3:053:35pm EDT
Tyson Foods, Inc.
Brook Thomas

The Tyson K-12 team will showcase tools and insights developed to help improve Commodity Management. We will also discuss Flavor Trends with Culinary Ideation and talk through some product updates we’ve made to improve participation. Attendees will also learn about some of our resources online, like CEUs, recipes (including how you can share some of your favorite recipes to be featured on our site!), and ways to connect via social media.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

4:254:55pm EDT
Horizon Software International
Amanda Correa

Horizon School Technology proudly presents one of the most innovative solutions for K12 school nutrition. Our Back of House Vendor Integration has dramatically improved the efficiency of nutrition programs across the country by means of cost savings, reduction in food waste and so much more!

Our showcase provides the details on how this state-of-the-art solution has been successful in some of the most well-known programs in America while remaining suitable for programs of any size.

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Tuesday, March 23 2021

3:053:35pm EDT
Cool Tropics
Bill Crosby

Cool Tropics is on a mission to create excitement for all meal patterns; Cafeteria, Classroom, Grab & Go or At Home feeding. Find out how Cool Tropics 100% Juice Slush can boost participation and keep kids lining up for more in this interactive session. Individually wrapped, shelf stable and easily served with any entrée. Meets specs for 1 serving of fruit or vegetable (1/2 cup). Can be frozen, thawed, and refrozen. Bring fun to your menu once a week!

3:454:15pm EDT
Maverick Snacks
Melissa Ader

As the newest kid on the 'better-for-you' snack block, Mavericks Snacks is excited to partner with the School Nutrition Association! Voted “#1 Healthy School Snack of 2020,” Mavericks makes wholesome and tasty, non-GMO, certified awesome cookies and crackers that come in kid-first flavors (like Birthday Cake and Itza Pizza) without the junk! Their ‘cookiez’ are made with 40% less sugar than the leading natural kid’s cookie, and their ‘crackerz’ are oven baked with 8g of whole grain in every serving. Mavericks is on a mission to fuel kids' greatness and empower them to want to eat better, celebrating those who aren’t afraid to color outside the lines, ignore the impossible, and believe they can change the world. Follow along on social media @mavericksnacks, and shop their Amazon storefront to order yours today: https://amzn.to/36htnXv

Monday, March 29, 2021

3:053:35pm EDT
PepsiCo Foodservice
Camille Wingo

Please join PepsiCo Foodservice for an informative session about how pre-packaged solutions can work with a variety of different learning formats, including traditional cafeteria service, in-classroom feeding, grab-n-go, and pickup for off-campus meals. 

We will be showcasing the full portfolio of Frito-Lay, Quaker, and Sabra products that are Smart Snack compliant and offering several new recipe ideas that will add some crunch to lunch. Attendees will also get a sneak peek at two brand new Flamin’ Hot® snack innovations launching this fall!

3:45—4:15pm EDT
Suzanne McCarty

The Power of One in Practice: Summer/Fall Feeding Versatility
Cargill will provide research on the need for versatility and how it can help districts manage budgets. Their showcase will share unique solutions, such as CRAU, Chekt/Hot Take examples and AHFK/Scholarships/Sponsorships. Also, Chef Brad will demo To-go Kits, Speed-scratch, and IW solutions for summer feeding and weekend feeding in the fall.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

3:053:35pm EDT
Tetra Pak, Inc.
Mai Doherty

Delivering Nutrition to Students in a New Way
Shelf stable milk is the standard dairy milk we already know and love, with the same nutrition and no added preservatives.  This seminar will focus on educating the audience about what shelf stable dairy milk is, how it is processed and how it is possible for dairy milk to be stored without refrigeration and have an increased shelf life. We will cover part two of this discussion during our July seminar, when we focus on the benefits and cost savings that can be achieved through making the switch to shelf stable milk for schools. 

3:454:15pm EDT
Land O’Lakes
Amanda Raasch

Please join Land O’Lakes culinary experts and explore innovative ways to use speed scratch products in various serving scenarios and meal occasions. This mixed media presentation will highlight recipe collections, recipe demonstration and short videos. Come learn new recipes and tips that will help to avoid menu fatigue.

4:254:55pm EDT
Ripple Foods
Kyle Watts

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