Miniat Cares: Farmers to Families Food Box Program

As a manufacturer of custom-crafted protein solutions, Miniat was selected as a supplier in the USDA’s Farmers to Families Program. Lean proteins are one of the most widely requested items at food banks. Individuals know that meat provides many beneficial nutrients to support a healthy diet. This is particularly true for children who benefit greatly from eating a diet that includes animal proteins.


The Benefits of Protein in Childhood Nutrition

Our body’s growth relies heavily on protein. Proteins, along with fats and carbohydrates, provide needed calories to our body. These added nutrients are necessary during the aggressive growth and development which occurs from birth until early adulthood. Protein is available from many foods; however, all proteins are not created equal. The source of protein does matter.

Go to Top