School Meals - a Pediatrician's Perspective

School meals are healthy meals! Pediatrician Robert Murray (MD, FAAP) breaks down the importance of nutrients to brain and child development, and how healthy school meals build healthier students, contributing to improved educational outcomes.

Learn how school meals fuel student achievement, watch Dr. Murray’s video

Power Up Packs - Grants That Take Your Program to the Next Level!

Dairy West announces our new Power Up Packs. This includes seven options to take your program to the next level. Each option includes all the equipment and marketing needed to ensure a successful implementation.

Grant Closes: September 30, 2021.

For more information on grants or how they can impact your program, please contact your Dairy West Consultant.

Apply today!
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Breakfast Option #1 Breakfast in the classroom (small cart)

Includes: 30 Transport Bags, 10 Transport Carts, Complete Marketing Package

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Breakfast Option #2 Grab and Go

Includes: Mobile Cart, Milk Barrel, Complete Marketing Package

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Breakfast Option #3 Breakfast in the Classroom (large cart)

Includes: Rolling Transport Cart, 30 Transport Bags, Complete Marketing Package

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Smoothie Mobile Station

Includes: Mobile Cart, Beverage Dispenser, Complete Marketing Packaging

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Hot Chocolate Milk Station

Includes: Mobile Cart, Beverage Dispenser, Complete Marketing Packaging

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Latte Mobile Station

Includes: Mobile Cart, Beverage Dispenser, Complete Marketing Package

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Combination Station

Includes: Mobile Cart, 18’’ Immersion Blender, (2) 6 Gallon Dispenser, Insulated Beverage Dispenser, Complete Marketing Package

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Have a Need that is Not District-Wide?

Grant funding may be available through Fuel Up to Play 60. To Qualify for funding, schools must:

  1. 1

    Enroll in Fuel Up to Play 60.

  2. 2

    Have a registered Program Advisor.

  3. 3

    Participate in the National School Lunch Program.

Seasonal Cycle Menus created by Chef Brenda

Dairy West collaborated with Chef Brenda to create a Spring and Winter Breakfast Cycle Menu. These menus include everything needed to meet USDA requirements for the NSBP.

Chef Brenda's Recipes

Our Unbottled Branding in Schools

We are excited to announce our Unbottled Branding for schools! These eye-catching marketing pieces make a great addition to your cafeteria. Contact your consultant today to find out how our Unbottled Marketing can change the look of your program.

How Do We Partner with Schools?

Dairy West works closely with school districts to help expand participation and programs. Whether you are thinking of adding a breakfast program, a smoothie line, or are focused on merchandizing milk for higher consumption, we are ready with resources to help. Take a closer look at how we have partnered with schools throughout Utah and Idaho.

Shadow Butte Elementary

Idaho was one of five states to receive a recent No Kid Hungry grant to begin a breakfast in the classroom program. Dairy West teamed up with the State Child Nutrition Department and other stakeholders to work with Shadow Butte to implement breakfast after the bell. After only a few weeks, the results show the impact that breakfast has on our students:

  • Participation increased from 25% to 83%
  • Behavior referrals went down by 16%
  • Inappropriate behavior was down 55%
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School Meals Fuel Learning


Looking for a fun way to communicate with parents or students?

Take a look at our templates. These backgrounds are available in three sizes to fit every platform you may need. Need more help putting these into action? Contact your Dairy West Consultant!


Breakfast Champion Videos

There's a reason they say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and we work with schools to ensure students receive the benefits of breakfast.

Breakfast Champion Videos

Looking for Additional Resources

Idaho Breakfast Cohort

Dairy West is working closely with the Idaho State Department of Education and No Kid Hungry to expand breakfast at chosen pilot sites. Participation in this program has increased at all of the pilot schools. New pilot sites will be chosen by the Breakfast Cohort as Dairy West continues efforts to expand Breakfast After the Bell in Idaho. For more information, visit the ISDE website.

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Utah Start Smart Website

Dairy West partnering with the Utah State Board of Education, No Kid Hungry, and the Utah Breakfast Expansion Team to change how school breakfast looks across the state. This team has worked to make breakfast available for all schools. Breakfast After the Bell has been added to many Utah schools, with more to come. For more information, visit the Start Smart Utah website.

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