The UK’s Bidvest 3663 is about to launch the Universal Infant Free Schools Meals (UIFSM). The School Food Plan is an initiative to encourage teachers to improve culture and meal uptake in their school. But have you ever wondered what a regular lunchtime meal option consists of in other countries around the world? Did you know school pupils in Finland have been receiving free lunches for years? Meanwhile, Brazilian school meals have a local focus, and kids in South Korea and China eat traditional foods for their lunch.
From buffets to five-course meals, from porridge or fruit to some not-so-nutritious fast food options, here’s some insight into what pupils around the world are tucking into every day.
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