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June 1998
FoodService Director;06/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p80
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Cites the results of a survey showing that the top ten school districts in the United States increased their food service spending in 1996 by 8.3 percent. Reasons for the increase; Estimated total food purchases of the New York and California school districts; Increase in the number of participants in the schools' meal programs.


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