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Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs

EO Guidance Document #
FNS-GD-2018-0001
Resource type
Technical Assistance & Guidance
Guidance Documents
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Nutrition Education
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Resource Materials

The Food Buying Guide (FBG) is the essential resource for food yield information for all child nutrition programs (CNP). The FBG assists CNP operators, food manufacturers, and other stakeholders with:

  • Purchasing the correct amounts of foods for child nutrition meal programs
  • Determining the contribution that each food makes toward meal pattern requirements

The Food Buying Guide is available as an Interactive Web-based Tool, Mobile App, and downloadable PDF.

The Food Buying Guide Interactive Web-based Tool

Interactive Food Buying Guide

Food Buying Guide Cover
The Food Buying Guide Interactive Web-based Tool The Food Buying Guide Mobile App

The Food Buying Guide
[PDF files]
Food Buying Guide Brochure
Food Buying Guide Training
 
Food Buying Guide Brochure Food Buying Guide Training : Recorded webinars and training modules  
01/01/2018

The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.