Home is where the heart is. A place we feel good and safe. In terms of the food we eat, choosing home-grown ingredients from producers in the vicinity makes a positive impact on our communities. That’s why we source fresh, seasonal ingredient from regional partners for our school and day care meals. We also pay attention to short travel distances and choose suppliers with high ethical standards.
Sodexo has been part of the Berlin based project called "Wo kommt dein Essen her?" (engl.: Where does your food come from?) from the very beginning. It aims to bring more locally sourced organic food onto the menus of Berlin's schools. Their newly launched "Regio-Karte" (engl. Regional Map) unites the portrayal of the value chains of school food with the exploratory spirit of the students.
Excellent food is more than just tasty. It also upholds top-notch quality standards. As a result, food safety practices and certified workflows are our top priority. For instance, we pay attention to short holding times and constant temperature checks.
By keeping kitchens in the vicinity of schools, using regional suppliers and making few delivery stops, we help protect the environment. Additionally, we are in the process of transitioning our fleet to electric over the next few years.
Food tastes best when it reminds us of home. That’s why we regular feature regional specialities on the menu. Traditional dishes and local favourites naturally bring a smile to children’s faces.
Our employees are rooted in our communities. They personally know our partners, and are familiar with the area’s social and cultural makeup, as well as the region’s culinary history. They are delighted to interact with the children, often in a local dialect.
MARINA BRIESE, Server at Sodexo
I enjoy being part of a team that serves children in and around Hanover a tasty, timely lunch. After a number of years at our school, I know many of the kids as well as what they like to eat.
RICHARD MISCHAU, General Manager at Fleischerei Mischau
FOR 80 YEARS AND COUNTING, WE’VE COMBINED TRADITION AND MODERNITY. SO PEOPLE CAN ENJOY FOOD’S NATURALLY DELICIOUS TASTE, FREE FROM PRESERVATIVES AND FLAVOUR ENHANCERS.
ANDREA KRÁCSER, Regional Manager of JugendSozialwerks Nordhausen e.V.
IT FEELS LIKE OUR SODEXO SERVERS HAVE BEEN THERE FOREVER. THEY ARE AS MUCH A PART OF THE CHILDREN’S LIVES AS THEIR TEACHERS ARE.
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Sodexo has been part of the Berlin based project called "Wo kommt dein Essen her?" (engl.: Where does your food come from?)