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Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs

EO Guidance Document #
FNS-GD-2018-0001
Resource type
Technical Assistance & Guidance
Guidance Documents
Resource Materials

The Food Buying Guide (FBG) is the essential resource for food yield information for all child nutrition programs (CNPs). The FBG assists CNP operators, food manufacturers, and other stakeholders with:

  • Purchasing the correct amounts of foods for CNPs.
  • Determining the contribution that each food makes toward meal pattern requirements.

The Food Buying Guide is available as an Interactive Web-based Tool, Mobile App, and downloadable PDF.

The Food Buying Guide Interactive Web-based Tool
The Food Buying Guide Interactive Web-based Tool
Food Buying Guide Cover
The Food Buying Guide PDF
Food Buying Guide Brochure
Food Buying Guide Brochure
Food Buying Guide Training
Food Buying Guide Training : Recorded webinars and training modules
 
07/11/2022

The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.