Mos Food Service Co., Ltd.
Providing food education programs in the “SDGs Future City” Concluded a partnership agreement with Omuta City, Fukuoka Prefecture to promote food education
Mos Food Service Co., Ltd. (President: Eisuke Nakamura, Headquarters: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo), which develops Mos Burger, operates Omuta City, Fukuoka Prefecture (Mayor: Yoshitaka Seki) as an SDGs future city * 1, which is working in line with the principles of SDGs. ) and signed a partnership agreement to promote food education on Thursday, October 27, 2022.
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Through this partnership agreement, Mos Food Service will conduct remote food education classes for elementary schools in the city that are actively promoting food education. In addition, we will provide 1,900 supplementary teaching materials, “Let’s Think! Eating,” for 5th and 6th grade elementary school students in the city. The food education program that MOS has been working on and Omuta City, which is working on food education with ESD*2, will cooperate with each other while making use of their knowledge and know-how. We want to help nurture sexuality and pass on the importance of food to future generations.
At Mos Burger, we are promoting efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as “Mos SDGs Action”, and the partnership agreement with Omuta City, an SDGs future city, is part of these activities.
Distance food education classes (online classes)
While active learning*3 is emphasized in educational settings, this class is based on the theme of “problem-solving” that children themselves think about. Using original teaching materials with the theme of Mos Burger, children are asked to come up with
problem-solving ideas as a pre-workout. Mos Burger stores and headquarters staff will participate as professional advisors in the class to present the results.
Provision of supplementary teaching materials (booklets)
We will provide a supplementary teaching material “Let’s think! Eating” edited for 5th and 6th grade home economics according to the course of study. This supplementary teaching material contains worksheets for thinking about gratitude for eating and food loss, and can be used in various areas of food education such as home economics. Omuta City is located at the southernmost tip of Fukuoka Prefecture, in central Kyushu, facing the Ariake Sea to the west. In July 2019, it was selected as a “SDGs Future City” by the Cabinet Office, and has the potential to conduct excellent projects toward the realization of the “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” that the United Nations has set to achieve by 2030. Rated as a high city. All 28 municipal schools in the city have been accredited as UNESCO Associated Schools*4, and are promoting ESD for distinctive sustainable development that matches the actual conditions of schools and communities. By collaborating with Omuta City, which is making such advanced efforts, MOS Food Service aims to explore new ways of food education programs based on the needs of educational sites and to evolve them.
*1 SDGs Future City:
Since fiscal 2018, the Cabinet Office has solicited local governments that are proactively promoting initiatives to achieve the SDGs, and will certify local governments that have made proposals to create new value through integrated efforts in the three aspects of economy, society, and the environment. It is a system to
As part of the realization of the international framework SDGs, we will proactively perceive the problems of modern society as our own problems, bring about changes in new values and behaviors that lead to the solution of problems, and realize a sustainable society. Learning and educational activities that aim to go.
*3 Active learning:
Proactive, interactive and deep learning (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology).
A school that puts peace and international cooperation into practice in order to realize the ideals of UNESCO set forth in the UNESCO Charter. Omuta Municipal School was approved by UNESCO Headquarters in Paris in January 2012.
■About MOS SDGs Action
Mos Burger is working to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Activities and measures that lead to the resolution of social issues are positioned as “Mos SDGs Actions” and information is disseminated through symbolic icons.
At Mos Food Service, we consistently strive to provide products that value the concept of “deliciousness, safety, and health” together with “service with sincerity and a smile.” Through the after-order system that we have maintained since our founding and product development that values Japanese food culture, we will continue to practice our management vision of “making people happy through food” and “bringing stores closer and closer to each other.” We will proceed with the theme of “becoming a shop that is more loved”.
-Overview of partnership agreement-
■ Concluded Agreement
Cooperation agreement pertaining to the promotion of dietary education between Omuta City and Mos Food Service Co., Ltd.
■ Conclusion date
Wednesday, October 27, 2022
■ Main content
1. Distance food education class (online class)
1 school in 2022. Gradually expand from FY2023.
2. Providing 1,900 supplementary teaching materials “Let’s think! Eating” (booklet)
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