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  • Cost-EffectiveShopping

  • What is cost-effective shopping?

  • Getting Started budgetmenucheck adsunit pricingcoupons

  • Do coupons really save you money?

  • Non-traditional Sources Warehouse Cash & Carry Farmers Market Local Food Bank Co-op SHARE: info@worldshare.org

  • Buying in Bulk Will you use it? Is it the best buy? Do you have a safe place to store it?

  • Advantages of Convenience Foods Save time Product consistency Use less labor Nutrition information

  • Disadvantages of Convenience Foods Cost more Often higher in sodium May be higher in fat Cook cannot control ingredients All components of a meal may not be provided

  • Determining the Best Value Consider advantages and disadvantages Use the nutrition label to get information Cook convenience foods the healthiest way Determine if additional foods need to be added to meet requirements Determine cost per serving per child

  • You can be a cost-effective shopper!

  • This training was conducted by the

    National Food Service Management InstituteThe University of Mississippiwww.nfsmi.org800-321-3054

  • National Food Service Management Institute The University of MississippiMission: To provide information and services that promote the continuous improvement of child nutrition programsVision: To be the leader in providing education, research, and resources to promote excellence in child nutrition programs


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