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'Food-to-go' In the Education Sector

10th September 2020

It’s no surprise that younger people's taste pallets are becoming more advanced. With both restaurants and the high street offering more choice than ever before, the younger generation are getting far more sophisticated when it comes to flavours of the world.

This shift has given caterers in the education sector an amazing opportunity to experiment with their menus, with many already injecting a fusion of flavours into their lunchtime offerings. From moreish tacos to tasty noodles, these quick, oriental dishes lend themselves well to "food-to-go” formats, meaning they can be pre-packed and ready to go (and more nutritionally balanced than a sandwich!).

This way of eating also helps to reduce crowds and queues along with giving individuals the flexibility on where they would like to eat, whether this be outside or in a socially distanced area in the canteen.

We’ve listed some of our favourite “food-to-go" options, all using our range of gluten free stocks, seasonings and sauce bases.


Lahmacun - View recipe


Tsukune (Chicken Meatballs)  - View Recipe 

Tsukune (Chicken Meatballs)

Vegan Burritos - View recipe

Vegan Burritos

Chicken Shawarma - View recipe

Chicken Shawarmaaq

Nasi Goreng - View recipe

Nasi Goreng

Charred Aubergine Mexican Salad - View recipe

Charred Aubergine Mexican Salad

Shredded Beef Cheek Taco - View recipe

Shredded Beef Cheek Taco

What “food-to-go" options are on your menu? Share some of your favourite recipes with us on Twitter and Instagram!

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