New for 2020 – HOT SCHOOL MEALS!
The minister for the Department of Social Protection has introduced a Pilot programme to supply hot school meals to 36 schools nationwide. This pilot has been very successful and the Department are providing funding to include a further 35,000 children from September 2020. Freshtoday have produced an extensive hot meal menu currently used in pilot schools. Freshtoday are at the forefront of this new hot meals initiative as recently evidenced at the 2020 Irish Primary Principals Network in Citywest Convention Centre.
Superior Lunch Quality
We provide the freshest and most nutritious lunches on the market, made only from the finest ingredients sourced from some of Ireland’s leading food brands. Our suppliers include, Irish Pride, Unilever Food Solutions, Aryzta, Nestle, Staffords Bakery, Kelkin & Killowen to name a few.
Nutrition & Health
Nutritionist Sara Keogh from Eatwell.ie
helped us create our new menu to provide the very best, nutritious lunch for school children across Ireland. Sara is a CORU registered Dietitian (www.coru.ie
Environmental and Climate Change Awareness
Freshtoday are committed to reducing single use plastics in production and packaging. By the end of 2020 we will have removed over 7.5 million single use water bottles from schools across Ireland. We are also researching and investing in compostable packaging innovations to eliminate single use plastic food packaging. All plastic utensils and lunch bags have been replaced with compostable alternatives. We are proud members of Repak so we not only talk the talk, we actively invest in the future of our children and the planet that we will be leaving them.
Food Hygiene Awards
Freshtoday lead the field in food safety and we are the 1st and only school lunch provider in Ireland to be awarded both the Q Mark and ISO 22000 accreditations.
Our ISO 22000 award is an internationally recognised standard. Our Q Mark standard puts us in the top 6% of all audits for excellence in catering on a national level.
Freshtoday is Irish owned, Irish supplied & Irish delivered. We are proud members of guaranteed Irish and continue to support and purchase locally in order to create local employment.
Temperature Controlled Delivery Containers
We are the only school lunch supplier to universally supply lunches in temperature controlled containers. This guarantees your child’s lunch is always cool and fresh on warm, sunny days.
We have 4 production facilities in Wexford, Longford, Clare and Wicklow. We are strategically placed throughout the country to offer schools the freshest, healthiest lunches while minimising our carbon footprint. This strategy supports local business and employment, the lifeblood of Ireland’s economy.
Try our lunches. Taste the difference.
Enniscorthy Business Park
Old Dublin Road
N11 Southpoint Business Park
Rathnew, Co. Wicklow
Royal Canal Business Park
Western Business Park