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2013-05-07 16:31:00

$150,000 in funding supports student-led efforts to donate nutritious surplus food in local communities GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo Foundation continues its investment in youth engagement and the fight against hunger with a $150,000 grant to the Food Recovery Network, advancing its work to fight food waste and hunger nationwide. The Food Recovery Network (FRN) is a consortium of college students fighting hunger and food waste by recovering surplus food from...

2013-04-23 16:24:46

Finalists selected from more than 5,000 entries nationwide create videos of their award-winning healthy recipes GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo announced today the five finalists for its Future Chefs: Healthy Salad Challenge program. The finalists are all elementary school students from Sodexo-served school districts across the country, and each created videos of their own healthy salad creations which can be seen on a special YouTube channel. View the...

2013-04-23 12:22:16

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, leading provider of Quality of Life Services, announced today that it has been affirmed as the winning bidder for a contract of up to 10 years to provide food services at five United States Air Force bases. The contract is valued at $200 million in revenues, over the life of the contract. "The U.S. Air Force has set out on a mission to improve the quality of life of men and women on bases with the Air Force Food Transformation...

2012-10-16 11:24:46

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's college students depend on smartphones to manage all aspects of campus life, from maintaining class schedules to interacting with friends and instructors and everything in between. Now, students at select campuses are able to use those same smartphones to gain campus dining rewards and special offers through a new partnership between Quality of Daily Life Solutions provider Sodexo and QBOT, a customer rewards and loyalty application....

2012-08-06 06:26:46

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dietitians and health experts everywhere regard daily tracking of physical activity and food intake as the single biggest tool for success in any health, diet or fitness program and that process just got easier for millions of Americans thanks to a strategic partnership between Sodexo and MyFitnessPal. Now, tracking good nutrition in the workplace is simple as Sodexo, Quality of Daily Life Solutions provider to more than 1,800 corporate...

2012-07-24 06:26:44

CHICAGO, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo and Unilever today celebrate Feeding Our Future®, an annual summer program that provided more than 22,000 free meals to local youth this summer. Volunteers from Sodexo, Unilever, and The Campus Kitchens Project gathered at Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center with more than 125 area children to celebrate the program's success and educate the program participants on the benefits of healthy eating. At the celebration, children ages 4...

2012-07-13 02:21:42

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An unwavering commitment to offering healthy menu options led to The Children's Museum of Indianapolis and Sodexo offering Kids LiveWell(SM)-designated items at all museum dining locations. The award-winning Kids LiveWell program is a first-of-its-kind nationwide initiative led by the National Restaurant Association in collaboration with Healthy Dining to highlight innovative solutions that provide better-for-you menu items. (Photo:...

2012-07-12 02:28:17

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo Inc., the leading provider of Quality of Daily Life Solutions in North America, announced today that it will work with pork suppliers to phase out the use of gestation stalls in its supply chain by 2022, a decision supported by The Humane Society of the United States. "Sodexo is a company committed to strategically partnering with our clients to meet their consumers' needs. We source products that meet stringent requirements for a wide...

2012-06-27 10:25:46

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Quality of Daily Life Solutions provider, is bringing together communities and the people who work in them with its new farm-to-table, chef-driven dining concept, Local Artisan. Recently launched at the renowned National Geographic headquarters building located in downtown Washington, D.C., Local Artisan transforms corporate cafes by providing a delicious and locally-grown menu full of food that travels a simple and responsible path...

2012-06-14 06:24:39

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Most hungry children in the U.S. suffer quietly, and are unnoticed until a teacher or a doctor recognizes their "failure to thrive." Hungry children and their families are everywhere, in every single corner of America - including Lake St. Louis, Mo. The first and most critical step to solving this problem is learning to see it. Area resident Lana Kruse not only sees how hunger affects a growing population, she voluntarily works to eliminate it....