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Free Fruit & Vegetables for Kids at Over 800 Schools Next Year

Croatia330,889 kids from 884 primary schools in Croatia will be eating fruit and vegetables free for lunch in the next school year, announced the Paying Agency for Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development on Tuesday…

The scheme is part of a project to promote healthy eating habits and the prevention of obesity in amongst school kids. 34 Croatian suppliers have been selected from a tender to supply the schools with fruit and vegetables, and so far more than 600,000 kilograms have been ordered, which the agency has paid out more than 3 million kuna (400,000 EUR) for.

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