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BB Foodservice reveals Mexican now mainstream in schools

Mexican dishes are now a staple on UK school menus, with BB Foodservice revealing that tortilla wraps and sour cream were among the most frequently ordered items in the 3,000 schools BB Foodservice delivered to across the UK last year.

Tony Holmes, sales director, BB foodservice (Bestway Wholesale), said, “Looking at the sorts of products schools have been buying most frequently, it’s clear that Mexican dishes like fajitas and burritos have quickly become firm favourites on the school menu – up there with the likes of fish fingers and spaghetti carbonara.”

The 10 most frequently ordered items by UK schools in the last year
1. Frozen chips
2. Chopped tomatoes
3. Tinned Tuna
4. Rice
5. Tortilla wraps
6. Tikka Masala sauce
7. Fish fingers
8. Sour cream
9. Mince
10. Baked Beans

BB foodservice is the delivered foodservice arm of Bestway Wholesale, the UK's largest independent wholesaler. It delivers for all sorts of food and drink businesses – from pubs and restaurants to schools and care homes. And thanks to its price hold guarantee, customers can plan seasonal menus and special events with confidence.