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Effective menu planning, and the use of correct ingredients can reduce costs
Menu standards for nurseries, recommended by the Children’s Food Trust can be separated into two main categories:
THE FOOD AND DRINK GUIDELINES
THE NUTRIENT FRAMEWORK
From 13 December 2014, all food businesses including nurseries and childminders need to provide allergen information on the foods they provide. It needs to be accurate, consistent and verifiable and should be easily accessible and readily available to parents and children.
Menu Matters can help
We will analyse your menus and recipes against the recommended structure and standards, and then work with you to implement any changes required to guarantee that the standards are met. Specifically we can:
A record to prove that menus are fully balanced.
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Send us your Menus and recipes and we will review them against the nutritional guidelines for nursery food. We can advise of any changes that you need to make to be able to ensure that your menus meet the guidelines or design a menu for you from scratch.
We can also provide a ‘ready made’ menu with recipes, fully costed (using current supermarket prices) and an accompanying shopping list to help reduce waste. Our ready made menus are based on approximately £1.80 per day, per child ingredient prices based on March 2015 supermarket prices.