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Eat with your Eyes – Food Photography and Menu Publishing

Ever wonder what a picture can do for you cafeteria?

Visuals are everywhere in the fast paced world we live in today, and they can make or break your marketing efforts in the cafeteria. Districts across the nation are using menu publishing tools to market their cafeteria offerings and increase participation. Photographs are a huge tool […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Blog, Fun, Technology|0 Comments

An Outsider Looking In

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Last year, I visited a local school district’s food-service production kitchen and cafeteria in Houston, Texas. PrimeroEdge values the opportunity to tour sites and learn first-hand the trials and tribulations our users face on a day-to-day basis. These visits provide a wealth of knowledge by experiencing the sights, sounds, and smells of school cafeterias to […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Blog, Fun, Nutrition|0 Comments

2017’s Newest Food Trend: Purple Foods

The start of a new year brings all kinds of “new” things: new goals, new resolutions, new plans, new adventures and new trends. One of the newest trends for 2017 has the potential to affect those who work in the food service industry, including child nutrition professionals – the rise in popularity and consumption of […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Blog, Nutrition, Operations|0 Comments

Smart Snack Attack: How to Choose the Perfect Snack Options for Your Students

Do your kids just love snacks? Do you find that Smart Snacks sell out faster than main dishes in your child nutrition program? Do your students get excited when new snacks find their way to your program?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you’re not alone! We learn from author Gillean Barkyoumb, […]

By |December 13th, 2016|Blog, Nutrition|0 Comments

Spreading the Word Without Breaking the Bank – A PrimeroEdge Webbie

Most child nutrition programs aim to increase participation, but are forced to operate on a shoestring budget. Because of this, it’s easy for child nutrition professionals to let their marketing efforts take a backseat to other important financial obligations.

In this PrimeroEdge webbie, you’ll learn why marketing is crucial for increasing participation and involvement with your child […]

By |November 30th, 2016|Event|0 Comments

Celebrating Halloween and the Fall Harvest in Your Child Nutrition Program

With October comes cooler temperatures, pumpkins, corn mazes, hay rides…and Halloween! This holiday is celebrated across the country, with scary movies, trick-or-treating, haunted houses, and costume parties. With all the games, decorations and candy that any student could dream of, it’s no wonder that kids love celebrating Halloween. Celebrating this special holiday in your child […]

By |October 26th, 2016|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

How To: Host a Successful Taste Test in Your Child Nutrition Program

So…you want to introduce a new food into your child nutrition program, but you’re not quite sure how to do it. It’s a gamble, when you really think about it. Maybe you’ll add a new food or dish to your serving line and the kids will really love it! Or…maybe you’ll add that food to […]

By |October 21st, 2016|Blog, Fun, Operations|2 Comments

Eat Your Greens! How to Get Kids Excited About Veggies

Since the beginning of time, parents and child nutrition professionals alike have struggled to get children to eat their vegetables. All kinds of tactics have been employed in order for children to understand the importance of veggies in their diet. They see brightly-colored charts signifying which foods make up a healthy plate, they get stickers […]

By |October 20th, 2016|Blog, Fun, Operations|0 Comments

Now Seeking Guests for Our Halloween-Themed Podcast!

Do you tune in to PEP Talks, the PrimeroEdge podcast? In this bi-weekly podcast, the PrimeroEdge content team dishes out a full serving of child nutrition news. In the spirit of fall, and with Halloween just around the corner, we want to share with our listeners some creative and fun ways to celebrate this holiday in your […]

By |September 26th, 2016|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

PrimeroEdge launches school nutrition community portal – SchoolCafé

New solution to revolutionize student engagement and participation in nutrition programs
Houston, TX – July 18, 2016 – PrimeroEdge, the leader in school nutrition software, has unveiled its newest solution for connecting school nutrition departments with parents and students – SchoolCafé. The all-new SchoolCafé solution is accessible on any desktop, laptop or mobile device. This web/mobile app connects […]

By |August 3rd, 2016|Press|0 Comments