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GCPS Adding More Healthy Options to School Lunches

Prices for lunch and breakfast at Gwinnett County schools will stay the same when kids return to classes Aug. 6.

Following the , Gwinnett County Public Schools will be adding more options that pack a better nutritional punch.

New on the lunch lines at schools throughout the county will be:

  • Asian Bowls with Lo Mein and Veggies 
  • Baked Sweet Potato Waffle Fries 
  • Banana Yogurt Bars with fresh fruit toppings 
  • Whole Grain Biscuit Breakfast Sandwiches 
  • Cuban, Greek, and Hawaiian Specialty Sandwiches 
  • Whole Grain Flat Bread Pizzas Spicy Grilled Chicken Filet Sandwiches

Below is a breakdown of the 21,607,762 student lunches and 10,671,375 student breakfasts served in the 2011-2012 school year:

  • Whole Grain Pizza - 3,143,900 servings 
  • 100% Orange Juice - 3,086,020 servings 
  • Assorted Side Salads - 2,924,092 servings 
  • Low Fat Strawberry Yogurt - 1,912,192 servings 
  • Premium, All White Meat Chicken Chunks - 1,443,114 servings 
  • Spring Water - 1,083,096 bottles
  • Assorted Chef Salads - 651,691 servings 
  • Fresh Local Apples - 462,750 servings 
  • Fresh Local Watermelon - 439,900 servings 
  • Fresh Local Bell Peppers - 146,412 servings 
  • Fresh Local Broccoli - 22,344 servings

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