E S Foods in the News


In The News

May 15, 2024 SNA Recognizes E S Foods Senior VP of Sales Tom Ferris as the 2024 Industry Member of the Year 
School Nutrition Association
August 9, 2023 Miami-Dade Public Schools Offering Free Healthier Food Options to Students
August 2, 2022 Gwinnett County’s School Menu Seeks to Appeal to District’s Global Population
April 7, 2022 Pandemic Policies Took a Bite Out of Child Hunger
Public News Service
July 20, 2021 Free school meals for all children can improve kids’ health
The Conversation
April 29, 2021 Director Amanda Miller Named 2021 School Lunch Hero
Des Moines Public Schools
October 22, 2020 A Look at how Union City Public Schools has served 2 million meals since the start of the pandemic
Foodservice Director
August 31, 2020 U.S. COVID-19 funding buoys Long Island companies
June 16, 2020 COVID-19 Has Heightened the Threat of Child Hunger, While Efforts to Prevent It Have Fallen Short
U.S. News & World Report
May 18, 2020 The ‘Unsung Heroes’ Keeping Students and Families Fed During School Closures
April 9, 2020 The Country Won’t Work Without Them. 12 Stories of People Putting Their Lives on the Line to Help Others During Coronavirus
April 8, 2020 Goliad has meal pick up down to a science
OA Online
March 24, 2020 School Districts Mobilize to Serve Student Meals
Smart Brief
March 23, 2020 NYC, Atlanta, other cities giving meals to children during school closures
March 18, 2020 North Syracuse Central School District Offering Free Grab and Go Meals for Kids
ABC News Channel 9, WSVR Syracuse
March 18, 2020 Senate Passes the Families First Coronavirus Response Act; Food Research & Action Center Calls for a More Comprehensive Stimulus Package
March 17, 2020 SNA Survey Finds Schools Committed to Emergency Feeding During COVID-19 Closures
School Nutrition Association
March 13, 2020 Students Rely on to-go meals during COVID-19 pandemic
Food Service Director
March 06, 2020 USDA Feeds Kids, Helps Families During COVID-19 Emergency
November 7, 2019 Ridgeway native Danika Miles is racing to the top with sponsorship from E S Foods
WACH-TV Columbia, SC
November 3, 2019 Orange City Elementary brings breakfast to the classroom
The Daytona Beach News Journal
September 5, 2019 Changes to NYC Public Schools Menu includes Breakfast BREAKS
WNBC-TV, New York
May 13, 2019 Growing trend moves school breakfast from cafeteria to classroom
WCAX-CBS, Hyattsville, MD
February 13, 2019 Waco schools will soon offer three meals a day
December 18, 2018 Nutrition programs in schools found to reduce obesity
Consumer Affairs
December 17, 2018 West Cracen High School rolls out new breakfast program
December 12, 2018 Teachers deliver food to students during snow day
December 3, 2018 Butte School District officials call breakfast program a success
NBC Montana
November 26, 2018 Seaman provides hot lunch on snow day
The Topeka County Journal
November 26, 2018 College of Public Health builds healthy eating habits in rural schools
The Daily Iowan
June 18, 2018 Free summer meal program participation declines in suburbs, nation
The Daily Herald Arlington Heights, IL
August 2, 2017 Summer food program helps feed area’s neediest children
WCTI-Ch. 12
March 8, 2017 School administrators make more room for breakfast
The Virginia Gazette
March 6, 2017 Gov. Declares March ‘School Breakfast Month’ in ARK
NCB-4 Little Rock, ARK
March 6, 2017 WCCO Celebrates National School Breakfast Week
CBS News Minnesota
February 24, 2017 When It Comes to School Breakfast, LAUSD is Top Provider, Study Says
NBC4 News, Los Angeles
February 4, 2017 New breakfast program introduced at Salemwood School
Malden Wicked Local
February 2, 2017 Program gives Asheboro High School students another shot at breakfast
Fox News 8
January 25, 2017 MPSD launches new meals program
The Sentinel-REcrd (Hot Springs, Ark)
January 21, 2017 Sit-ups and snacks: Douglas Road students learn healthy habits
Monroe News (Mich), Bedford Now
January 10, 2017 Breakfast After the Bell in Arlington The Arlington Connection (Arlington, VA)
September 27, 2016 FRAC Releases First-Ever Report Analyzing Breakfast Participation in the Summer Nutrition Programs
Food Research & Action Center
September 9, 2016 School breakfast funding increasing with number of meals served in Virginia
WHAG-TV, Hagerstown, VA
September 3, 2016 Breakfast now available in middle school classrooms
Odessa American (Texas)
May 16, 2016 Free meals for students on summer break: Find your nearest provider here
KTUU (NBC) Anchorage, Alaska
March 10, 2016 Report: N.Y. missing out on free school breakfast funds
March 9, 2016 Governor McAuliffe and First Lady join Virginia students for breakfast
ABC News 8, WRIC
March 7, 2016 USDA marks 50th anniversary of School Breakfast Program
March 6, 2016 Participation improves in Allegheny County for its school breakfast programs
The Pittsburgh-Post Gazette
March 6, 2016 Celebrating National School Breakfast Week
Altus Times
March 5, 2016 Cove ISD links breakfast to academic achievement
The Killen Daily Herald
March 5, 2016 Celebrating National School Breakfast Week
Altus Times
April 7, 2015 E S Foods And Dallas Mavericks Team Up To Promote Super Snacks/After School Meals In Dallas ISD Schools
PR Newswire
November 18, 2014 E S Foods Teams Up With Dallas Mavericks To Promote School Breakfast In Texas
August 12, 2014 Erie Schools to Offer Free Breakfast in Classroom
Erie TV News
April 1, 2014 Educators from around the state attend School Breakfast Summit
The Trentonian
March 28, 2014 Lefler starts ‘grab-and-go” breakfasts to help make first meal a habit
Lincoln Journal Star
January 10, 2014 Breakfast in the classroom to begin at 4 county schools
The News-Couier
January 7, 2014 “Breakfast in the classroom benefits students, school budgets, experts say”
SmartBlog on Education
November 26, 2013 The Breakfast Club: Benefits of morning meal in classrooms go beyond nutrition
The Salem News
November 15, 2013 New Report Finds More Principals Supporting Breakfast in the Classroom to Boost Participation
October 5, 2013 Breakfast is served: Free meal programs aim to fight child hunger
August 20, 2013 More kids skip school lunch, but breakfasts are up
USA Today
August 19, 2013 Back to Class: Three Ways School Meals (and Snacks) Will Look Different
July 18, 2013 Free meals during summer months help make sure youngsters don’t go hungrySalisburypost.com
(Salsibury, NC)
July 14, 2013 Summer Meals Making Marks in the Classroom
Journal & Courier, Lafayette, IN (jconline.com)
June 10, 2013 New FRAC Report Finds Summer Meals Continue to Fall Short
Food Research and Action Center
January 13, 2013 More Low-Income Students and More Schools Participating in Breakfast
Food Research and Action Center
September 18, 2012 Afterschool Meal Programs Feed Hungry Children, Help Schools
September 18, 2012 Afterschool Meal Programs Feed Hungry Children, Help Schools
PR Newswire
March 5, 2012 Bring Me the Breakfast: New Survey Shows Classroom Kiosks on the Rise
PR Newswire
February 15, 2012 Schools Find Pre-Packaged Meals Add to School Breakfast Success
Food Weekly News, Highbeam.com
February 15, 2012 Schools Find Pre-Packaged Meals Add to School Breakfast Success
April 2011 Maryland Launches First Class Breakfast Initiative
Historic Annapolis Patch
March 2011 Breakfasts for Children in Need
Open Letter from Gary Davis
September 2010 “Breakfast in class: Fight against kids’ hunger starts at school”
August 2010 “Classroom Breakfast in Memphis City Schools”
News Channel 3
August 2010 “School Lunch Extends Through the Summer”
Charlotte Observer
July 2010 “State Controller Encourages Schools to Expand Breakfast in Classroom Programs”
The Foothills Sun-Gazette
February 2010 “New Program Provides Breakfast in Class”
ABC Columbia
December 2009 “Thank ESE for Jump with Jill Program”
Miami-Dade County Schools
December 2009 “School Breakfast Program Falls Short of Meeting Growing Need Two New Reports Find More Low-Income Children Starting the Day with Breakfast, But Program Not Growing Fast Enough”
The Food Research and Action Center
November 2009 “Breakfast in a Classroom a big hit with kids”
The Providence Journal
September 2008 “Food for thought: In-class breakfast for city schools”
Baltimore Sun
June 2008 “Breakfast at the next level: retail”
June 2008 “Charlotte, North Carolina High School Senior Wins Grand Prize and Will Meet The Jonas Brothers!”
Charlotte Observer
June 2008 “New Hartford, Connecticut Sisters Win Contest to Meet Pop-Rock band Jonas Brothers!”
Hartford Courant
September 24, 2007 “Getting a Good Breakfast”
Greensboro, NC WGHP-TV Fox 8 Morning News
April 2007 “Breakfast on the House”
Ocala Star-Banner
April 2007 “School Breakfast Pilot Program”
Southeast AGNet Radio
March 2007 “‘got breakfast?’ Foundation Announces New Grants for School Districts”
School Planning & Management
March 2007 “SE School Receives Breakfast Grant”
The Washington Post
January 2007 “Tennis star boosts breakfast at area school”
Palm Beach Post
November 2006 East Side Entrees has launched “Gold Star” designation for its Breakfast BREAKS line.
FoodService Director
August 2006 “Wake-Up Call: Entrepreneur Finds Millions Are Left On Breakfast Table”
The Wall Street Journal


Press Releases

 June 2024 E S Foods’ Tom Ferris to be Honored at ANC as Industry Member of the Year
Press Release
 May 2022 E S Foods Acquires Notables to Expand School Foodservice Reach
Press Release
March 2021 Tom Ferris Appointed Shareholder at E S Foods
Press Release
May 2021 E S Foods Honors Winners of “School Lunch Hero Day”
Press Release
January 2021 E S Foods Plans Outreach to Feed More in Need in 2021
Press Release
June 2020 E S Foods Participates in USDA Farmers to Families Program
Press Release
February 2019 E S Foods to Sponsor 6th Grade Junior Dragster Champion, Danika Miles
Press Release
July 2018 E S Foods Names Affinity Group as National Sales and Marketing Agency
Press Release
March 2018 Celebrating 20 Years of School Foodservice Innovation
Press Release
August 2017 President and Senior VP of Sales Named at ES Foods
Press Release
August 2016 New Spin on School Meals: Pinwheels Among New Items from ES Foods
Press Release
April 2015 E S Foods And Dallas Mavericks Team Up To Promote Super Snacks / After School Meals In Dallas ISD Schools
Press Release
Sept 2012 Afterschool Meal Programs Feed Hungry Children, Help Schools
Press Release
March 2012 Bring Me the Breakfast: New Survey Shows Classroom, Kiosks on the Rise
Press Release
February 2012 Schools Find Pre-Packaged Meals Add to School Breakfast Success
Press Release
December 2011 Meetings Encourage Schools to Adopt Classroom Breakfast Programs Throughout Dallas
Press Release
October 2011 Rally Kicks Off Campaign to Promote Classroom Breakfast for Hispanic School Children in Texas
Press Release
June 2011 got breakfast?® Foundation Announces Silent Hero Summer Grant Winners
Press Release
March 2011 got breakfast?® Foundation Announces 2011 Silent Hero Grants for Summer Food Programs
Press Release
February 2011 Nadine Doetterl Joins E S Foods as Managing Director of Meal Programs
Press Release
January 2011 $3 Million Breakfast in the Classroom Initiative Alters the Recipe of Traditional School Breakfast Programs
Press Release
November 2010 got breakfast? Foundation Presents “Silent Hero Performance Award” to Buffalo Public Schools for its Classroom Breakfast Program
Press Release
September 2010 “Are You A School Breakfast Silent Hero?”
Press Release
August 2010 “Classroom Breakfast an Answer to School Breakfast Challenges”
Press Release
July 2010 “E S Foods’ Grab ‘n Go Goes “Green”; New Breakfast Breaks® to Help Schools ‘Feed More, Save More’”
Press Release
June 2010 “Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County in California Awarded Silent Hero Summer Grant from got breakfast?® Foundation”
Press Release
May 2010 got breakfast?® Foundation Announces Silent Hero Summer Grant Winners”
Press Release
May 2010 “Former Senator George McGovern Joins New York City Coalition Against Hunger to Honor got breakfast?® Founder Gary Davis, Speaker Christine Quinn, and WNBC Reporter Melissa Russo”
Press Release
March 2010 got breakfast?® Foundation Announces Advisory Board”
Press Release
March 2010 “E S Foods Announces Executive Staff Appointments”
Press Release
March 2010 got breakfast?® Foundation Announces Silent Hero Grants for Summer Food Programs”
Press Release
February 2010 “Introducing Es Foods: Company Announces Name Change, Formerly East Side Entrees”
Press Release
January 2010 “After-school Meals for Orchkids is Music to Their Ears, Food for the Soul”
Press Release
December 2009 “Breakfast Breaks® “Jump with Jill” Rockin’ Nutrition Show Kicks off Tour in Florida Schools”
Press Release
June 2008 Teen Music Phenomenon, the Jonas Brothers, Announce Grand Prize
Press Release