The School Meals Company
The School Meals Company is a multi-award-winning school meals producer based in Cork. The School Meals Company operate a 15,000 sq./ft production KITCHEN that holds grade A BRC accreditation. This is an independently verified food hygiene system that is the most respected system in the world and used by retailers such as Marks and Spencer’s to Tesco.
The school meals company have a team well-travelled and experienced chefs have in the past years won multiple national and international awards.
- 8 Blas na hEireann Irish Food Awards.
- 4 UK great Taste Awards.
- 3 Singapore Food Awards.
- Freefrom Awards.
These awards sit along side the highly respected Origin Green certification from the Irish Food Board – Bord Bia. This award highlights the work our kitchens and The School Meals Company has done in the past number of years on sustainability and charity
All this is great… but we are a food company…The School Meals Company have spent years developing a range of products both hot and cold that are designed for the catering needs of schools in Ireland and in the UK.
Our range of school meals are produced in small batches to given them a homemade taste, they are nutritious and meet all the health guidelines on low fat, low salt etc.
We use locally source ingredients and all meals are made to order to protect shelf life and quality.
The School meals Company, range of school meals include products that meet several dietary needs to pupils. In addition to a highly nutritious and tasty main range, The School Meals Company offer products to accommodate pupils with the following dietary needs
- Pupils that follow a vegan diet
- Pupils that follow a halal diet
- Pupils that follow a gluten free diet
So, what do we offer, The School Meals Company offer a wide range of health and nutritious meals and lunches?
- Soups – Both Traditional and Contemporary
- Main / Lunch Courses – Meat based as well as vegan, halal, and gluten free ranges
- Side Dishes – Rice, Pasta, Potato and Vegetables
- Salads – Individual and Multipack formats (Only Available in Ireland)
- Sandwich - Fillings and Readymade Sandwiches (Only Available in Ireland)
- Packed Lunches (Only Available in Ireland)
- Special Event Catering
- End of Year / Fund Raising BBQ’s through our sister company www.spittingpig.ie
The School Meals Company offer a number of pack formats for schools and caterers.
We can pack meals in individual portion pack through to the more popular multi portion packs.
Meals can be supplied either chilled or frozen.
We can supply 3rd party school caterer’s, or we can supply schools direct, with our full range of products. The school meals company, develop, produce and deliver all the meals in house and do not depend on any 3rd party.
With new HSE guidelines as a result of Covid 19, we are seeing restrictions on staff in school kitchens due to social distancing, we have to look at different ways to serve food. The School Meals Company can support you in this. The School Meals Company prepared meals and lunches, soup, side dishes, salads and sandwiches will save your team time and space as well as reducing waste. This allows your team to focus on other important elements of delivering a health and efficient school meals facility.
The School Meals Company is the only known School catering producer in Ireland that holds BRC certification for all its meals. This is one of the worlds highest food safety regimes and we are proud to hold ‘Grade A’, certification.
The School Meals Company have also designed a range of meals for schools taking part in the Urban School Meals programme also known as free school meals and work along side DEIS schools to provide health school lunches and meals to all students.
Our range of meals is available from www.nomiddleman.ie or by contacting us direct