Bhutan to implement menu optimizer tool

Bhutan will implement the menu optimizer tool called the PLUS initiated by the World Food Programme (WFP). This tool is an online software that calculates the most nutritious and cost effective school feeding menus to ensure dietary diversity based on local food where possible. It will help substitute import goods by locally produced food to enhance local economy while ensuring our children eat healthy food based on balanced diet. This is one of the Global Best Practice projects selected to be showcased for the World Expo 2020 scheduled to be held in Dubai in October 2020. Bhutan is the country of implementation of the tool.

Read more: Final Press Release Menu Optimizer 27.09.2019

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