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Buyer's Guide

The Buyer's Guide is an online resource for the stakeholders in the child nutrition community who are looking for products, resources and services. Inclusion in the Buyer's Guide does not constitute an endorsement by the National CACFP Sponsors Association (NCA).

Buyer's Guide

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  • For kids, popular flavors make easy snacks and breakfast items. We offer snacks that are CACFP compliant and nut-free!

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  • Providing software solutions to meet the business management and food program needs of ALL aspects of the child care community.

  • A fully mobile point of service software that helps CACFP/SFSP sponsors go paperless, automate compliance and increase reimbursements.

  • National Food Group makes healthy food fun with Zee Zees fruit cups, hummus, sunflower kernels, dried fruit, Grahamz and more.

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  • Delicious meals prepared off-site and delivered fresh daily to preschools & childcare centers from Virginia to Massachusetts.

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  • Early childhood healthy resources: music CDs, picture books, games, and physical activities.

  • Resources and grants for school breakfast program equipment and expansion; nutrition education, training and tools for schools and parents.

  • An Industry leader in manufacturing nutritious quality pizzas and pizza related products.

  • Manufacture Flavor Infused Raisins and Raisin + Sunflower Seed Trail Mix. No Sugar Added, All Natural, Produced in Nut Free Facility, Gluten Free.

  • Offers Servsafe for Food Handlers Training Program (required for Foodservice Industry) and Servsafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examinations.

  • Shelf Stable - Fruits - Crackers - Pea Butter - Fruit Cups - Tuna EZ can - Sun Flower Seeds - etc.

  • One of the nation’s largest broad line foodservice distributors, offers quality foodservice products and menu solutions that meet CACFP regulations.

  • We offer CACFP standardized recipes, cycle menus, and in-person, virtual, and video trainings. Free content on social media.  

  • Automates CACFP and SFSP training for state agencies and large sponsoring organizations with its interactive online course library and real-time data dashboard.

  • Brush Art Corporation provides maximum services at minimum cost. We have perfected the process of developing and delivering educational materials. Ask us how!

  • Burry offers IW bagels, bagels with cream cheese and 51% whole grain muffins in various flavors. These are shelf stable. 

  • FREE: CACFP Shopper app distinguishes reimbursable foods including cereal and yogurt. Easily determine whole grain-rich portion-sizes and servings per package.

  • Procurement and contracting expertise for federal and state programs/ grant compliant needs. Management consulting, training and development services.

  • Carl Buddig & Old Wisconsin Smart Snack Sticks: Thin sliced premium smoked deli meats and 3 great flavors of Fast Fuel Shelf-Stable Protein Snack Sticks.

  • Provides a nutritional line of shelf-stable breakfast, lunch, snack, and supper packs for schools, food banks, and faith-based community organizations.

  • Cultivates healthy young eaters by providing child-inspired, chef-created, compliant meal programs and innovative food products that taste great.

  • Mobile meals capture, menu planning, milk reconciliation, site monitoring and claims processing for sponsors, homes & centers.

  • Publisher of ChopChop, Sprout and Seasoned magazines. Working to enrich the lives of families by inspiring and teaching them to cook and eat real food together.

  • Classic Delight Inc. produces quality RTE thaw & serve and ready to heat sandwiches for school lunch, vending, grocery & convenience stores.

  • Promoting whole grain breakfast breads under the Meal Squad header. Each flavor is moist, low in calories, cholesterol, sugar, saturated fats and zero trans.

  • Bringing health and wellness to children, families, and communities by providing healthy recipes and cooking and nutrition education curricula.

  • Consulting services include strategic planning, virtual/in-person meeting design/facilitation, workshops, advisement and social impact program development.

  • An industry leading points-based program for foodservice manufacturers to add value to their products that enhance child nutrition programs across the U.S.

  • Go'Bonzo's Roasted & Seasoned Chickpeas Individually Wrapped, Single Serve Shelf Stable Protein or Veg (Legume) 5 Flavors of Crunchy Goodness On The Go!

  • Dole Packaged Foods is committed to supplying the consumer and our customers with the finest, high-quality products.

  • EATS! by Riviera is a family-owned business that has served delicious meals to New Yorkers for over 125 years.

  • Guests want assurance in a post-pandemic world. That is why EcoSure’s Public Health Experts created COVID-19 onsite coaching & training to empower your team.

  • Assisting child care centers by saving 10-35% on their food expenses with a discounted pricing program.

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  • An online marketplace of ingredients and inspiration that connects chefs and operators with variety and collaboration to maximize creativity and efficiency.

  • Looking to introduce more plant-based options to students? Find free resources including toolkits, recipes, menu templates, and in-person training events here!

  • A USDA National Strategic Partner and developer of nutrition education products. Our products support young children and families in making healthier choices.

  • Food service company providing fresh, scratch-made, sustainable school meals. During COVID-19 we provide shelf-stable and fresh meal food boxes to communities. 

  • Peanut and tree nut free K-12 facility featuring multiple snack breads and our famous Brekkie.

  • Provides a line of clean-label, limited ingredient, nutrient-rich, sustainably sourced packaged snacks and meal components, available nationwide. 

  • Electronic income eligibility forms compute total household income and populate state specific forms. Collect daily meal count information on a mobile device.

  • Offered as a public service, The Hands on Banking® program includes engaging and interactive teaching resources, financial activities, videos, and much more.

  • Planning delicious, USDA-compliant menus should be simple. We provide smart, fast,and user-friendly software that saves youtime, money, and keeps you compliant.

  • Intelligent online meal planning and tracking to help meet compliance standards as well as training and corrective action on CACFP Meal Pattern requirements.

  • New York City based institutional meal provider offering pre-packaged meals for children and seniors.

  • Food service providers how-to resources to bake for and with children. These include baking food safety, activities, lessons and whole grain-rich baking.

  • Year Round Grower/Packer/Shipper of Fresh Sweet Potatoes.

  • ALL of the resources offered by ICN are available at no charge! Visit online for courses, posters, videos, face-to-face training materials, and much more.

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  • J&J Snack Foods is a leader and innovator in the snack food industry.

  • Offering fully cooked, pre-portioned products like spaghetti and meat sauce and twin pack cheeseburgers. Perfect for afterschool and summer feeding programs!

  • #1 branded protein snack globally. Check out our products that credit as a meat/meat alternate with the new policy changes.

  • Jackson Farming Company grows and ships broccoli, sweet potatoes, watermelons and melons and are GFSI Certified.

  • We strive to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter, which include Cheez-It®, Rice Krispies®, Eggo®, Mini-Wheats®, and more. 

  • Complete, mobile teaching kitchen. A stainless, health inspectable kitchen on wheels with hot/cold running water, burner, oven and work space with smallwares.

  • Feeding products designed to make mealtime easier. Our occupational therapist recommended spoons help children with self-feeding. 50% off CACFP50 at check-out.

  • Provides low priced, high quality educational products to teach families how to live healthy. We focus on early childhood education and breastfeeding education.

  • Patented, science-based, and award-winning suite of portion control tableware is your solution for easy, sustainable weight-loss and healthy lifestyle success.

  • Providing inspiration, support, and guidance for school nutrition professionals.

  • The leading provider of child nutrition, food distribution, and compliance management software. Over 50% of the country use our solutions.

  • Fun, educational packaging for the school foodservice market. Paper and plastic bags perfect for Grab-and-Go meals and summer feeding. 

  • Proudly representing American Mushroom Farmers. Here to share our Farm to School Kit and recipes your kids will love exploring.

  • Offers comprehensive CNP compliance review services of participating organizations performed on behalf of state and federal administrative agencies.

  • Enter check-in, check-out, health checks, diaper changes, meals and snacks, naps, and what each child learned ALL WITH JUST YOUR VOICE.

  • High-quality, nutritious products for students around the country in safe individually wrapped and boxed packaging that are both ovenable and microwavable.

  • Mission is to increase demand for watermelon through promotion, research and education. NWPB strives to place more watermelon on menus by offering inspiration.

  • Insurance solutions for programs that advocate, educate, and care for children.

  • Provides a variety of CACFP compliant shelf stable, pre-packaged grab’n go breakfast kits along with meal kits designed for supper and summer feeding programs.

  • Novick Childcare Solutions provides all the services, food, and essentials you need to get the most from your nutrition program.

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  • Hand selected fruit packed in 100% fruit juice. Shelf-stable and ready on the go, Nu-Health Fruit is your 100% natural child nutrition program fruit component.

  • Provides creative and colorful nutrition education tools, curriculums and training materials for child care providers and parents. 

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  • Nationwide provider of shelf-stable meals and components for the CACFP and SFSP.

  • Are you looking for low-cost, quality professional development? We offer more than 200 online course modules.

  • An array of products from our top brands, including Quaker, Tropicana, and Frito-Lay. Compliant for meal and snack offerings. Available for all meal occasions.

  • Peterson Farms is a family-owned fruit company based in Michigan that provides CACFP-creditable fruit products to fit your needs.

  • Management of your childcare center with comprehensive, easy-to-use technology supported by real humans.

  • Online training to help early learning professionals promote healthy growth and development for children and engaging professional development opportunities.

  • A specialty distributor that serves the Child Care market. Our comprehensive offerings include CACFP Food, Juice, Paper Supplies, Janitorial, and more. 

  • Our Greaseless Fryers can quickly prepare up to 5 lb. of menu items per batch. Prepare french fries, tater tots, chicken nuggets and more!

  • Mission-driven healthy school food provider located in East Harlem, New York. Bringing delicious and nutritious food to children of all communities since 2005.

  • All students deserve access to high quality, clean-label meals. Visit and learn how we can partner together to create lifelong healthy eaters! Made by moms.

  • Hummus is perfect for any time of day! Check out our meal pattern ideas and new products.

  • Fully cooked steel cut oatmeal in a 40 oz shelf stable pouch. No preservatives, comes in (3) flavors, Apple Cinnamon, Blueberry, Original Lightly sweetened.

  • We serve all counties in the San Francisco Bay Area. We offer both family-style and individually packaged meals.

  • Soy Connection is a collaboration of health, nutrition and food industry experts to educate on the benefits of U.S.-grown soy. 

  • Nation's leading supplier of portion controlled 100% juice. Available frozen or chilled plastic cups with foil lids, frozen paper cartons or shelf-stable.

  • Landscaping products, Greenhouse, Site Furnishings, Moss, hydroponic, live, vegetated walls, air purifying system, wall hung plant systems, Planters, and more! 

  • Offers a variety of healthy RTE, IW, Thaw & Serve Products “Real Cheese” Cheese-Cups and Mac & Cheese, Soups, Oatmeal, Fruit Cups, Nondairy Smoothies.

  • Mission-driven distributor of sustainable, local farm foods. We connect institutions and communities with Texas-grown good food from sustainable producers.

  • Shelf Stable, wrapped items perfect for emergency feeding. Whole Grain. Clean label. 50% of profits to relief efforts in the USA and worldwide.

  • HAPPY is a youth-founded and led 501(c)(3) organization that promotes youth empowerment through holistic education.

  • We can meet all your food service needs. Fresh foods made on site or foods that simply need to be delivered.

  • Discover the impact of innovative healthy living lessons from the perspective of young children. Educators and caregivers learn why their health matters too!

  • Healthy, delicious, scratch made meals available to children while doing our part to eliminate the glut of processed meals being offered to children daily.

  • Provides nutrition and healthy lifestyle streaming video and support materials online for pregnant women, new mothers, infants, toddlers and young children.

  • 100% Smart Snack compliant juices in several formats and package sizes. Excellent options for the K-12, Afterschool and CACFP programs.

  • Devoted to increasing the consumption of pulse crops, which include all lentils, chickpeas, dry peas, and dry beans. Delicious source of plant-based protein.

  • Visualz (formerly Learning ZoneXpress) is your “go to” source for fresh, fun, and innovative educational products on nutrition, health, and physical activity.

  • A food experience curriculum that provides complete instructions for weekly classroom, family childcare home or out-of-school setting experiences.

  • Wholesome USDA-Inspected, FDA and SQF Certified global food safety compliant Breakfast, Lunch, Snack and Dinner Meals Delivered.

  • Wild blueberries have more flavor, more variety and more value with 25% more servings per pound than ordinary blueberries! Serve Wild Blueberries from Maine!

  • 5 New Items. Individual Rice Bowls now available in your favorite flavors. Simply heat in microwave or conventional oven; enjoy at home or in classroom.

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