Tate & Lyle supports a school breakfast and training program in Illinois

Tate & Lyle, a world-leading provider of ingredients and food and beverage solutions, announces that it has renewed its support for the sixth year of Enders-Salk Elementary School’s free breakfast program. The school is located in Hoffman Estates, where the global business and food innovation center Tate & Lyle is located.

The partnership between Tate and Lyle and Enders-Salk is part of the Education Foundation’s 4th Education Foundation’s 4th program to find sponsors for schools that want to provide students in the federal lunch program with nutritious breakfast to help them be ready to start the day. learn.

Over the past five years, Tate & Lyle has provided more than 50,000 nutritious breakfasts for those Enders-Salk School students who qualify for the federal free lunch program, making up about 30% of the student body.

Mike Henry, principal of Enders-Salk Elementary School, explained: “Food is an important key to student success, but it is just as important to build our personal relationships with partners as Tate & Lyle. Our friends at Tate & Lyle. has enriched in many ways over the past five years, and we are excited to begin our sixth year together with one of our favorite events – our annual science fair. ”

In addition to breakfast support through partnership, the local Tate & Lyle team provides encouragement and communication through nutrition education sessions, support in planting and collecting in the school garden, sharing professional advice and judging the school’s annual science fair after spring this year. two-year break.

This year, 120 projects were presented at the scientific exhibition, which is a new record – with awards for the six best projects and students:

• Noah S., third grade

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

• Noah S., fourth grade

• Alicia S., fifth grade

• Cooper M., fifth grade

• Sean M., third grade

• Vincent B. Kindergarten

Shana Bender, Tate & Lyle’s analytical manager, who volunteered at Enders-Salk and was a judge at this year’s science show, added: “We couldn’t go back to personally witnessing student success at the annual science fair. We are passionate about food and share what a career in science can be like for students – it’s a winning combination. I would also like to congratulate all those who took part in this year’s fair, the standard was as high as ever. “

Meagan Casper, administrative assistant for public relations at District 54 School, said:

“Tate and Lyle have been a long-standing support partner in ensuring that District 54 students start their day to study. During the pandemic, when many families, communities and even corporations struggled and were forced to reduce them, they remained faithful to their teachings. Whether it was through their first promise to our breakfast program, or their resilience to help the food warehouses of District 54, they guaranteed their support.But the financial problems did not end with the eradication of the pandemic. there is a constant and growing need in our community. We appreciate Tate and Lyle’s partnership and are happy to welcome them into our schools to connect with students who are impacting their lives. ”

About Tate & Lyle

Tate & Lyle is a leading global provider of ingredients and solutions for food and beverages. Supported by a 160-year history of ingredient innovation, we work with customers to offer consumers a healthier and tastier choice when eating and drinking. We are proud that millions of people around the world consume products containing our ingredients every day.

Through our experience in the field of sweetening, mouthfeel and fiber enrichment, we develop solutions that reduce sugar, calories and fat, add fiber and are categorized into beverages, including dairy products, baked goods, soups, sauces and dressings, fabrics. and provide sustainability.

We have more than 3,000 employees, working in approximately 60 locations in 30 countries. Tate & Lyle’s goal is to change lives through the science of nutrition, and through our goal we believe we can grow our business successfully and make a positive impact on society. We live our goal in three ways, by supporting a healthy life, building advanced communities and caring about our planet.

Tate & Lyle are listed on the London Stock Exchange under the TATE symbol. L. American deposit receipts traded under TATYY. In the year ended March 31, 2021, Tate & Lyle’s revenue from ongoing operations was £ 1.2 billion. For more information, please visit https://www.tateandlyle.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook Tate & Lyle.

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