It’s go time! Protein boxes are popping up everywhere from coffee shops to c-stores and airports to mini marts. Now they’re making their way to school menus. Grab n’ Go wholesome, protein-rich, portable foods can fuel students for the whole day – a perfect option for students participating in afterschool sports and activities.

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Pita Perfect Protein Box

Pita Perfect Protein Box

  • 1 hard-boiled egg (1.5 oz. eq. m/ma)
  • 1 oz. eq. m/ma hummus
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup sliced cucumber
  • 2 oz. eq. wgr pita
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Wrapido Protein Box

Wrapido Protein Box

  • 1 hard-boiled egg (1.5 oz. eq. m/ma)
  • 1 oz. eq. m/ma cheese cubes
  • 1.5 oz. eq. wgr wrap
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Popstar Breakfast Protein Box

Popstar Breakfast Protein Box

  • 1 hard-boiled egg (1.5 oz. eq. m/ma)
  • 1 cup of fresh strawberries and blueberries
  • 1 oz. eq. wgr graham crackers
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Salad Bar Sidekick Protein Box (K-8)

Salad Bar Sidekick Protein Box (K-8)

  • 1 hard-boiled egg (1.5 oz. eq. m/ma)
  • 1 oz. eq. m/ma sunflower seeds
  • 1 oz. eq. wgr crackers
  • 1 oz. eq. wgr croutons
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Salad Bar Sidekick Protein Box (9-12)

Salad Bar Sidekick Protein Box (9-12)

  • 1 hard-boiled egg (1.5 oz. eq. m/ma)
  • 1 oz. eq. m/ma toasted edamame
  • 1 oz. eq. m/ma cheese stick
  • 2 oz. eq. wgr roll
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MVP Protein Box

MVP Protein Box

  • 1 hard-boiled egg (1.5 oz. eq. m/ma)
  • 1 oz. eq. m/ma cheese cubes
  • Trail Mix: 1 oz. whole almonds, 1/4 cup dried fruit mix & 1 oz. eq. wgr granola
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Hard-boiled eggs
  • One large egg - 6 grams high-quality protein, 70 calories 2
  • Taste appeal, convenience, great value
  • Eggs fit into the healthy dietary patterns recommended by public health organizations
  • Naturally portable
Market trends
  • Fresh protein snacking continues to grow 3
  • Consumers trying to eat more protein and looking for variety 4
  • Healthier food, simple ingredients and low calorie counts appeal 3
  • Taste always rules!

Sources

1. Egg proteins, like milk and beef proteins are readily digestible and contain all of the essential amino acids
2. http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb
3. Mintel 2015 Snacking Motivations & Attitudes
4. IFIC 2014

How-to Eggs In School Video Series

Check out our new instructional and inspirational videos on egg preparation for schools. Each video gives a quick overview of the topic and then easy step-by-step instructions. Learn more about cook-in-bag eggs, Smart Snacks, EggPops, egg patties and hard-boiled eggs.

Tools for Schools

Get Eggs in Schools Logos, Posters, Smart Snack Labels, How-To Videos and other downloadable resources to help promote eggs in your school nutrition programs. All of the files are ready-to-use and available in various formats.


Tool Kits

Back to School Tool Kit
Inspiring ideas & a downloadable library of tools you can use for the school year & beyond...

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Posters

Power Up with Eggs! (PDF)

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Rock Your School Day with Eggs! (PDF)

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Get a Jump on Your Day with Eggs! (PDF)

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Celebrate NSBW with EggPops! (PDF)

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Have Fun with EggPops! (PDF)

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Eggy Character

“Superhero” Eggy

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“Rocker” Eggy

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“School Spirit” Eggy

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“Confetti” Eggy

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“Straight A” Eggy

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“Pom Pom” Eggy

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Eggy loves “EggPops”

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“Free Weights” Eggy

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“Weightlifting” Eggy

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“Jumpin’ Rope” Eggy

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“Bending” Eggy

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“Just Plain” Eggy

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Postcards and Mailers

Smart Snack Postcard
“Eggs have always been a smart snack”
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Labels and Stickers

Smart Snacks Labels

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Protein Power Sticker
Round Sticker Artwork

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Protein Power Stickers
2.5" - Use with AVERY sticker sheets #22830

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How-to Videos

Make EggPops

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Cook Eggs in a Bag

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Use Hard-Boiled Eggs

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Smart Snack Ideas

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Use Frozen Egg Patties

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Marketing Materials

Better Breakfast Infographic

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Egg Nutrient
Infographic

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Eat Better. Learn Better. Infographic

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Why Serve REAL Eggs in Schools

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Egg Nutrients for Health

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Eggs for EveryBODY

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Lifecycle Infographic

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Shell Egg Handling

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Eggstra Eggstra Research Roundup

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