National Editor Tom Karst recently chatted with Dan’l Mackey Almy, president of Irving, Texas-based DMA Solutions. Mackey Almy is chairwoman of the Washington, D.C.-based United Fresh Produce Association’s nutrition and health council.
2 p.m. Tom Karst: Tell me about the United Fresh effort to bring salad bars to schools, and specifically schools in Texas.
Mackey Almy2:01 p.m. Dan’l Mackey Almy: The fact is this; this is the second anniversary of Let’s Move! and, relative to salad campaigns, it is the first full year for (United Fresh) involvement with salad bars in the Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools campaign. (The campaign) has put 1,000 salad bars total in schools, but the goal we made with them was to do 6,000 in three years.