School Resources

School Resources

Why California Dried Fruit Gets a Gold Star

The California Dried Fruit Coalition (CDFC) is working cooperatively to keep these traditional dried fruits at the forefront of the minds of school foodservice administrators and nutritionists as real fruit ingredients and healthy snacks for students of all ages.


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Nutritious and Delicious

  • Excellent source of dietary fiber
  • Good source of potassium, iron, calcium and magnesium
  • Good source of antioxidants
  • Naturally sweet - no added sugars
  • Fat-free, sodium-free and cholesterol-free


Meets price requirements for school

foodservice programs


Good for breakfast, lunch or snack & meets

cup fruit requirement

California Grown

Supports the farm to school movement.

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