Jul 12, 2016

Taiwan, city of Gotemba sign banana deal

Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture and Gotemba, Shizuoka Prefecture, have signed a letter of intent to cooperate on the city’s school lunch program in a new cooperation model meant to strengthen ties between the two sides. Gotemba Mayor Yohei Wakabayashi said Tuesday he hopes the ...

Nov 16, 2013

School lunch plan key for Seven & I

Seven & I Holdings Co. will launch a nationwide school lunch delivery service for elementary and junior high schools, Chairman Toshifumi Suzuki declared. The company, which currently only dispatches such meals to five junior high schools in Yokohama, aims to increase daily delivery orders ...

No brown bagging it for students

| Jan 27, 2009

No brown bagging it for students


Safe, healthy, tasty. That’s the goal of “kyushoku” (school lunches) that are distributed nationwide. Although the government originally introduced school lunches to help specific children mired in poverty, they spread to schools nationwide after World War II in order to improve health and to ...