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Publication name: Setting the table
Date: 15 May 2018
Description: Setting the Table - nutritional guidance and food standards for early years childcare providers in Scotland is a guidance publication for food provision in early years childcare provision.

The aim is to ensure that children aged 0–5 in childcare settings across Scotland are offered healthy and nutritious meals, snacks and drinks.

The resource was last published in 2015. This current version of Setting the Table (2015) must be viewed in conjunction with the updated information in the introduction (pages i-iv).
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