California Giant Berry Farms lets fans choose which school will
receive a salad bar through Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools program
WATSONVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This back-to-school season, California
Giant Berry Farms is giving fans the opportunity to vote for one
school to receive a salad bar as part of the company’s Fresh Start
California Giant Berry Farms is committed to providing more fresh
produce options as a way to lower childhood obesity and increase
classroom performance, which is why now through Sept. 20, they are
encouraging consumers to vote
every day for a local school that is currently on a waiting list to
receive a salad bar from Let’s
Move Salad Bars to Schools.
“We are proud supporters of the Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools
program, which has placed over 4,000 salad bars in schools across the
U.S.,” said Cindy Jewell, vice president of marketing at California
Giant Berry Farms. “This fall, we’re taking the campaign to our fans and
hopefully building even more awareness about this national program to
benefit kids at school.”
The school with the most votes by Sept. 20 will receive a salad bar and
farm-fresh berries from California Giant Berry Farms to celebrate.
California Giant Berry Farms is also a premier sponsor of the 2015 Tour
de Fresh cycling event in October that has a goal of placing up to
100 salad bars in schools during this school year.
If your local school is not on the list, please visit www.saladbars2schools.org for
information about receiving salad bar funding through the Let’s Move
Salad Bars to Schools campaign.
About California Giant Berry Farms
California Giant Berry Farms grows and ships over 20 million trays of
berries annually (200 million pounds). A privately held company based in
Watsonville, California, the company produces strawberries, blueberries,
blackberries and raspberries and encompasses all aspects of growing,
handling and shipping of fresh berries. The management and employees
know the future depends on the actions of today and places concerns for
the environment, food safety, excellent quality and service at the core
of their business. For more information, visit www.calgiant.com.
About Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools
Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools is a public health campaign to
increase salad bars in schools across the country so that every child
has the choice of healthy fruits and vegetables every day at school. Let’s
Move Salad Bars to Schools supports First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s
Move! initiative to end childhood obesity in a generation. Let’s
Move Salad Bars to Schools founding partners are: The United Fresh
Start Foundation, National Fruit and Vegetable Alliance, the Chef Ann
Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation. More information can be found
online at www.saladbars2schools.org.
California Giant Berry Farms
Cindy Jewell, 831-728-1773