Vale Catering Services provide a healthy nutritious school meal at lunchtime, which is compliant with the food and nutrient standards set by the Welsh Government's Healthy Eating in Schools (Nutritional Standards and Requirements) (Wales) Regulations 2013
Research has shown that children who consume a healthy balanced lunchtime meal show improved concentration and memory. We have modified recipes to reduce the sugar, salt and fat content and increase protein, carbohydrates, fibre, zinc, iron, folate, calcium and Vitamins A and C.
All kitchen staff are trained in accordance with the legislative requirements associated with catering procedures, to certify that food is prepared in a protected environment. The Vale of Glamorgan works in partnership with NHS paediatric dieticians and source food from reputable suppliers and wherever possible it is sourced locally.