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 ...

Schools have knack for healthy meals

Jan 31, 2013

Schools have knack for healthy meals

by Chico Harlan

In Japan, school lunch means a regular meal, not one that harms your health. The food is grown locally and almost never frozen. There’s no mystery behind the meat. From time to time, parents even call up with an unusual question: Can they get ...

No brown bagging it for students

| Jan 27, 2009

No brown bagging it for students

by Natsuko Fukue

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 ...