Economic viability of new launched school lunch programmes

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Economic viability of new launched school lunch programmes. / Jensen, Jørgen Dejgård; Smed, Sinne; Mørkbak, Morten Raun; Voigt-Nielsen, Karl; Malmgren, Marianne .

In: British Food Journal, Vol. 115, No. 7, 2013, p. 1038 - 1053.

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Jensen, JD, Smed, S, Mørkbak, MR, Voigt-Nielsen, K & Malmgren, M 2013, 'Economic viability of new launched school lunch programmes', British Food Journal, vol. 115, no. 7, pp. 1038 - 1053. https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-05-2011-0128

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Jensen, J. D., Smed, S., Mørkbak, M. R., Voigt-Nielsen, K., & Malmgren, M. (2013). Economic viability of new launched school lunch programmes. British Food Journal, 115(7), 1038 - 1053. https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-05-2011-0128

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Jensen JD, Smed S, Mørkbak MR, Voigt-Nielsen K, Malmgren M. Economic viability of new launched school lunch programmes. British Food Journal. 2013;115(7):1038 - 1053. https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-05-2011-0128

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Jensen, Jørgen Dejgård ; Smed, Sinne ; Mørkbak, Morten Raun ; Voigt-Nielsen, Karl ; Malmgren, Marianne . / Economic viability of new launched school lunch programmes. In: British Food Journal. 2013 ; Vol. 115, No. 7. pp. 1038 - 1053.

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