How it Works

With our more than 20 years of experience, we are proud to demonstrate that we have rock-solid systems in place to make sure your students get the meals they want with minimum hassle and maximum efficiency. We combine high-quality menu options with exceptional service, and have safely supplied more than sixty-five million meals since we were founded in 2003 - ensuring your child is in the safest of hands with Carambola.

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What we do

At Carambola, we understand the challenges you face when it comes to giving your students the highest standard of education possible. And like you, we know that the right foods play a huge role in that. Every day we source, prepare and deliver healthy food to kids all over Ireland. 

As the first school-meals provider to work with Ireland’s Department of Social Protection more than 20 years ago, we continue to partner with schools and government agencies across Ireland - to drive the standards in delivering better food options for children across the country every day. And most importantly of all, we work hard to make sure every student is well-fed at lunchtime - putting a smile on their face. 

Why choose Carambola

Quality – above all, we provide only the highest quality food in the market today. We offer up to 24 meal options every week, 14 of which children can choose from daily - and we change our menu with the seasons. 

Service – our dedicated customer service team is available right throughout the school year to handle any queries you might have. Every day, our fleet of delivery trucks travel between our production facility in Limerick and our depots throughout the country – before local personnel deliver directly to your school.

People - we're more than 20 years in business and we have people who have been here since the start. Many are parents themselves and they seamlessly combine industry expertise, dedication, and a commitment to deliver our high-quality meals to schoolkids right across Ireland every day.

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“Great quality of service, wonderful food, the online service is great, especially the variety of food given to the children. Parents can just log on and change their child’s menu at any stage. Not a bad word to say about Carambola.”

Easy to Switch+

Step 1

After your school has agreed to partner with our team at Carambola, you hand over your class lists so we can get the ball rolling.

Step 2

We then integrate your lists with our systems, generating login details for each child, which are then passed on to your students and their parents.

Step 3

Parents and their children then simply log in online and they choose their meals - and the first meal is waiting for them on the following Monday, having safely arrived to your school on our delivery trucks.

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About Us

We are the leading and longest-established school-meal specialist in Ireland. You can trust in our experience to provide your primary school students with only the highest-quality foods and exceptional service.

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