Mascot promotes fresh and local school dinners
September 13, 2012
The mascot of the borough’s new school caterer visited Wokingham town centre to tell children and parents about the delicious and nutritious dinners on school menus.
JoJoe the Crow greeted shoppers on Thursday, August 30, to talk to them about Caterlink’s new sample menus and its pledge to use fresh and seasonal ingredients.
While chatting to families, JoJoe demonstrated how the meals are nutritionally balanced to meet the standards set by The School Food Trust.
Neil Fuller, managing director of Caterlink, commented: “We wanted JoJoe to come down and meet all of the children today and explain to parents the positive changes happening to their child’s school menus.
“Our chefs are passionate about serving food that is freshly prepared using local and regional produce and are really looking forward to introducing the children to new, exciting menus.”
Caterlink, which has its head office based near Wokingham, won the contract to provide school meals to 51 of the borough’s primary schools and three secondary schools. Its three year contract means school meals within the borough will not increase in price.
The award-winning company specialises in delivering freshly prepared, seasonal hot and cold meals to primary and secondary schools and was the first contract caterer to achieve the Food for Life catering mark awarded by the soil association, which endorses caterers who deliver healthy and climate-friendly menus.