A choice of at least two types of vegetables and two types of fruit (not including fruit juice) must be provided every day as part of the school lunch.
Under Hungry for Success there were two sets of nutrient standards for primary school pupils (5 to 6 years and 7 to 10 years). There is now a combined nutrient standard for primary school pupils to facilitate easier menu planning.It is recognized that there will be a wide range of nutritional needs and appetites within the new age range.
The Scottish Government wants to improve the diet of children and young people in Scotland. We know from research that the diets of many children and young people in Scotland fall short of national dietary recommendations and many are consuming inadequate amounts of fruit and vegetables and eating too many foods high in fat, saturated fat, salt, and sugar1,2,3. Children and young people need the r