USDA Foods Processing Home

Last Published: 11/16/2016

Processing of donated foods allows State Distributing Agencies and eligible Recipient Agencies such as school districts to contract with commercial food processors to convert raw bulk USDA foods into more convenient, ready-to-use end products.

Processing Resources    

Below is guidance and information for State Distributing Agencies, eligible Recipient Agencies, and commercial processors regarding the review and approval of a USDA National Processing Agreement (NPA).

National Processing Agreement Resources

Related Resources & Guidance