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SOARES, Panmela; SECCI MARTINELLI, Suellen; BARLETTO CAVALLI, Suzi  and  DAVO-BLANES, Mari Carmen. Methodological proposal to explore the healthy and sustainable food service purchasing. Gac Sanit [online]. 2021, vol.35, n.2, pp.204-207.  Epub Nov 29, 2021. ISSN 0213-9111.


Describe the methodology used to explore sustainability and nutritional aspects of institutional food service purchasing.


The source of information is the purchasing list. This document includes information on the ingredients used to prepare meals, such as the quantity (kg), variety (n), origin (local farmers or other suppliers) and type of production (organic or conventional) of food items.


The described methodology allows obtain a wider vision of the quality of the meals offered in the food services. In addition to nutritional aspects, this methodology incorporates the perspective of sustainability.

Keywords : Food services; Sustainable development; Organic agriculture; Food supply.

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