Vending Machines

Education written question – answered on 5th July 2013.

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Photo of Debbie Abrahams Debbie Abrahams Labour, Oldham East and Saddleworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many vending machines in his Department's premises contain snack foods that are high in calories and low in nutritional value.

Photo of Elizabeth Truss Elizabeth Truss The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

The Department for Education has 11 vending machines located across five premises. These offer a range of snack foods, including healthy snacks such as multigrain cereal bars and yoghurts.

The Department's catering supplier is also required to provide nutritionally balanced meals and snacks that promote healthier eating using fresh and seasonal produce, with low fat, salt and sugar content.

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