It is estimated that Spanish schoolchildren eat in a dining hall 45% of the year. Given that the energy consumed in school represents between 30 and 35% of the daily intake, dining halls are responsible for a significant part of our children’s nutrition. Catering companies generally provide the meals.
Moreover, school is a decisive time for learning the eating habits that will have an impact on adult life. This mission is the responsibility of both parents and educators, and is not confined to the dining hall or classroom, but extends to the entire school environment.
Due to the great interest that this topic generates, a large number of guides for school dining halls have been published. They include: