Orientation For Food Vendors and Caterers On Nutrition – Report

Food vendors and caterers need the necessary knowledge and skills to know   some basic food nutrition. Periodic food vendor’s education and orientation gave the Environmental Health Officers the opportunity to also interrupt with food vendors on the need to prepare nutritious diet for customers and the students under the school feeding programme.

Nutritious diet is a food that contains all the food nutrients the body needs to function properly. The food nutrients included carbohydrate, protein, fat and oil, vegetables and vitamins etc.

The target group for this orientation included, food vendors, school feeding contractors (caterers), cooks, food handlers, chop bars and restaurants operators. The orientation covered the entire Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipality.

591 food Vendors and 62 School Feeding Programme Contractors on 26th October, 2022 were taken through some orientation at community center on the following topics;

  • Balance Diet
  • Adulteration of Food
  • Food poisoning
  • Food hygiene
  • Food preservation
  • Fortification of Food
  • Good hygiene and clean hands
  • Prevention and control of vitamin A deficiency

Attached below is the full detail report of the programme.

Orientation For Food Vendors and School Feeding Caterers on Nutrition.