Food service agreement template

This template is an example of how you can include the Healthy Choices guidelines in tenders, contracts and leases with food service providers. Amend where required to meet the needs of your organisation.


Food service agreement for tenders, contracts and leases – healthy foods and drinks

[insert organisation’s name] recognises the importance of healthy eating in promoting health and wellbeing and is committed to supporting employees, contractors, volunteers, clients and visitors to make healthy food and drink choices.


[insert organisation’s name] is implementing the Victorian Government’s Healthy Choices guidelines, which classify foods and drinks as GREEN (best choices), AMBER (choose carefully) or RED (limit) according to their nutritional value.


As part of this contract, [insert organisation’s name] requires [insert name of retail food service/vending/catering provider] to meet the following requirements:



<Include the following points as required>

Retail outlets and vending machines

  • At least 50 per cent of foods and drinks offered are GREEN
  • No more than 20 per cent of foods and drinks offered are RED




  • At least 50 per cent of foods and drinks provided are GREEN
  • No RED foods and drinks are provided (that is, only GREEN and AMBER choices are offered


Food service agreement


I, _______________________ (name), of ______________________________________________(retail food service/vending/catering provider), agree to provide foods and drinks in line with the Healthy Choices guidelines throughout the duration of this contract.


Signed: _____________________________________ Date: _____________________ (provider signature)


Signed: _____________________________________ Date: _____________________ (customer signature)




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