(27 March 2019) – Millions of children across the EU will receive milk, fruit and vegetables under the EU’s School Scheme in 2019/2020.
This programme reached over 20 million children across the EU during the school year 2017/2018.
The national budget allocations for the EU school fruit, vegetable and milk schemes for the 2019/2020 school year was adopted today.
€145 million are set aside for fruit and vegetables, and €105 million for milk and other dairy products.
The distribution programme is complemented by educational measures that teach children about agriculture and promotes healthy eating.