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Schools face supply chain and communication issues as students return to physical classes

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As the new school year begins, school owners plan to resume physical classes and are concerned about challenges like supply chain and communication. Schools are struggling to figure out how to serve their meals; 66% of them favoured in-person meals, and 3.6% favoured “grab and go” meals. 64% of owners believe that the supply chain is a major challenge to deal with as they would have to book orders a year in advance to avoid a shortage of food, which has increased by 30%. This struggle would come to an end via effective communication among schools and parents, and the provision of flexible meal plans.

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