Listen. The central kitchen of the Narbonne cribs certified

In addition to products issued by organic farming, as well as varied menus and quality balances, without GMOs and certain additives for young children in nurseries in the city. (© City of Narbonne)

The first level of the label “In the kitchen” awarded by the body. Ecocert community reward for son commitment to providing healthier, sustainable and local food to its younger inhabitants.

Emitted products of organic farming

This Level 1 Ecocert “In the Kitchen” labeling is the result of a multidisciplinary collective effort around a joint project aimed at improving children’s health and working towards sustainable development. The cooks, administrative agents and early childhood professionals of the crèches of the City are involved for propovăduitor to young children a diet with: more products from organic (23.8%) and local agriculture; often varied and balanced quality menus, without GMOs and certain additives ; measures in favor of sustainable development.

Constantly improving the restoration plus the little ones

The desire to have the city’s central kitchens certified is a strong commitment on the part of the community and a desire for transparency towards children and their parents.

Obtaining the Ecocert label is a big step forward and an encouragement for the constant improvement of the restoration of the little ones, both ecologically and in terms of health conservation: food quality (1/4). biological origin), elimination of plastics and learning for a later informed choice of the consumption of “good products.

Jean-Pierre CourrègesDeputy Mayor for Health Policy

Expertise of an independent external body

This label also allows the Ville de benefits from the expertise of an independent external body, specialized in the audit of organic products. Work is also being carried out on other catering services dedicated to children (16 schools) and the delivery of meals at home. Founded in 1991, Ecocert is the French specialist in the certification of organic agricultural products. In 2013, the Ecocert label “En Cuisine” was developed for mass catering, to encourage and capitalize on the introduction of organic products and places in the canteen menus.

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