Report: Healthy Food Mandates in Canada Erode Lunch Sales

Foodservice management companies serving the school market in in Canada are reporting sales losses of 10 to 30 percent in regions where junk foods like candy, soda and deep-fried offerings have been banned from the lunchroom, according to an investigative report by the Globe & Mail newspaper. The sales are being lost to businesses located near schools that are increasingly adding kid-friendly take-out options like pizza.

Three Canadian provinces—British Columbia, Nova Scotia and N

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