THIS YEAR MORE CHILDREN IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS WILL DRINK MILK AND EAT VEGETABLES AND FRUITS!

It is known which educational institutions will participate in the programme “School Milk and Fruit” this school year. Positive that this year there are 242 educational institutions more than in the previous school year – 532 kindergartens and 704 schools. There are also larger number of children – 748 more and 255 875 in total.

Within the programme fruits will be served 3 times a week, it can be apples, pears, cabbage, kohlrabi, carrots, pumpkins, turnips and large cranberries (only assorted ingredients).

This year there are 34 educational institutions more in the milk distribution scheme than in previous school year – 458 kindergartens and 637 schools in total. Overall 995 children more will drink milk (244 043 children in total).

The programme “School Milk and Fruit” aims to promote healthy eating and eating habits among children for the rest of their lives, as well as to increase the effectiveness of the programme, provide more targeted support and increase the promotion of healthy eating among pupils.

More detailed information about the programme is available on piensaugliskolai.lv.

01.10.2020.

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