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Maximizing Your Commodity Dollars - 1/21/2015




 Maximizing Your Commodity Dollars - 1/21/2015
Different perspectives and best practices for utilizing various commodity programs
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The commodity system was designed with the dual purpose of providing food at low or zero cost to schools, while at the same time providing a guaranteed market for agricultural products. However, some Food Service Directors incorrectly perceive commodity dollars as "free" money. This webinar will discuss different perspectives and best practices for utilizing various commodity programs. Learn about:
- How to use commodity funding wisely
- Commodity products vs. commercial products - considering market price
- Department of Defense Fresh Fruit/Vegetable Program
- Manufacturers' perspective of commodity use