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Introducing Sysco Simply: A Platform Dedicated to Health and Well-Being Food Solutions

Making the Choice Simple. Sysco Simply.
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HOUSTON, November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today the launch of Sysco Simply, a platform designed to enable our customers to accommodate the growing consumer demand for varied dietary and lifestyle choices. Based on customer insights, feedback and industry trends, the first focus area of Sysco Simply is plant-forward dining; including vegan, vegetarian, flexitarian and plant-based protein products.

JUST Egg + Aramark Offer Delicious, Sustainable Breakfast Solution

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Innovative food company brings plant-based product to the table

JUST, the innovative San Francisco-based food company with a mission to make the foods we love healthier and more sustainable, has partnered with Aramark to bring JUST Egg, the plant-based, protein-packed product to corporate, healthcare and higher education cafes.

Transforming Inner-City Youth — Mind, Body, and Food Literacy

For years, Success Through Self Academy has mentored and enriched the lives of inner-city children. Now the nonprofit looks to harness the transformative power of nutrition.
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At the peak of his teen rebellion in high school, De’shawn Woolridge left home and lived out of his car for a while, until his life was transformed with the help of a nonprofit agency and its after-school programs.

The Humana Foundation Invests More Than $2.5 Million in Baton Rouge and San Antonio Initiatives

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The Humana Foundation is investing more than $2.5 million on initiatives in Baton Rouge, La., and San Antonio, Texas, to address social determinants of health. These investments are part of the Humana Foundation’s new Strategic Community Investment work, in which it will invest $7 million in 2018 in seven of Humana’s Bold Goal communities across the United States.

Planting Trees on a Stony Hill: A Story With Pictures

Researchers in Indonesia have produced an illustrated book to help farmers better understand research results
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by Rob Finlayson

The illustrated story book, Menanam Pohon di Bukit Batu (Planting Trees on a Stony Hill), was produced to help spread knowledge of land-restoration and food-security techniques developed by researchers and farmers in Haharu District on the island of Sumba.

Tyson Foods Expands OneEgg Partnership to Nepal, Honduras and Ethiopia

Projects to increase accessibility of protein for children and fund nutritional research
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SPRINGDALE, Ark., October 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – One million children under 5 years of age in Nepal (or 36 percent of the population) suffer chronic malnutrition and 10 percent suffer from acute malnutrition. The difficulty in acquiring protein is a contributing factor to the nutrition gap in the south Asian country. In an effort to help combat those issues in Nepal, as well as Honduras and Ethiopia, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) announced today a series of grants to OneEgg, a non-profit organization that delivers eggs to children in need.

Tyson Foods Expands Partnership with OneEgg to Nepal

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In an effort to combat chronic malnutrition in Nepal, Tyson Foods is partnering with OneEgg and Shreenagar Agro to supply eggs to children in Nepal.

Moushumi Shrestha and her husband Satish, who together own Shreenagar Agro, have been providing eggs to children in Nepal since the 2015 earthquake. Currently they are reaching 700 children a week and hope to provide eggs to 7,000 children over the next two years.

Creating Waves of Impact with Simple Solutions for Hunger Relief

Matt Pakula, Senior Manager of Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
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Today is World Food Day.

It’s a reminder that the ache of hunger is present for millions of people around the globe. But while we live in a world that often seems more focused on large-scale solutions, when it comes hunger relief, sometimes it's the simplest solutions that can transform seemingly small ripples into waves of impact.

Solutions can take many forms. Sharing knowledge to give a hand-up, not a hand out, is one example. Another is the small acts of neighborliness and kindness that allow people to keep their dignity.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation to Bring Garden Benefits to America’s Most Vulnerable Children in Partnership with the National Head Start Association

New multi-year grant program seeks to connect one million Head Start children to garden education, fresh food each year
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Marysville, Ohio, October 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ –– The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today announced its multi-year partnership with the National Head Start Association to combat some of the most pressing challenges facing today’s youngest generation, improving access to healthy food and increasing time spent outdoors connected to nature. The three-year partnership will work to bring the powerful, life-enhancing benefits of gardens to one million at-risk Head Start children and families across the country each year through the development of edible gardens and hands-on garden education.

Sodexo and Murray State University to Enhance Dining Options for Campus Community

New contract will provide campus dining, retail, stadium concessions, and catering beginning mid-December 2018
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ — After a comprehensive review of vendor proposals by a committee representing University constituents, Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has been selected to provide dining services to the Murray State University campus community in Kentucky of more than 10,000 students, faculty and staff beginning December 15.

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