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Branding, packaging key to K-12 program’s success

Turlock USD’s school meal program brand, Real Fresh, promotes how almost all its produce, proteins and dairy come from local sources.

Turlock USD has a big advantage over many other school districts looking to maximize their purchasing of locally produced products: It sits in the midst of one of the premier agricultural regions in the country in Northern California.

So it’s not surprising that the school district’s meal program emphasizes local sourcing, though the extent of it may be a bit surprising.

“We are probably in the 90 to 95 percent range in local proteins and local fresh fruits a

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